Sacking Akonnor will be a wrong decision, says Chibsah

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder, Yusif Alhassan Chibsah has implored the management of the club against terminating the contract of head coach CK Akonnor. Reports have emerged that the Porcupine Warriors are yet to decide on the future of the former Dreams FC gaffer after failing to book a quarterfinals place in the CAF Confederations Cup in the 2018/19 campaign. However, some fans and persons close to the powers that be have started calling for the trainer’s head after they failed to progress to the last eight. But the former King…

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‘Legend’ Malik Jabir warns Kotoko against sacking Akonnor

Asante Kotoko legend Malik Jabir has strongly warned the management of the club not to attempt sacking Coach C.K. Akonnor insisting it will compound their problems. Jabir who is highly respected for his achievement, both as a manger and a coach of the club insists that sacking the coach will not provide the club with solutions to succeed. The Porcupine Watriors failed to make it to the quarter finals of the Confederation Cup after losing 2-1 to Zesco United in Ndola. The club thus failed to win any of their…

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Polo impressed with Kotoko’s performance despite CAF CC exit

Former Hearts of Oak legend, Mohammed Polo has heaped praises on Asante Kotoko for their exploits in the CAF Confederation Cup competition despite their painful exit. The Ghana Premier League side failed to book their quarterfinals berth after losing to Zesco United in their final Group C game in Ndola over the weekend. After six matches played, the Porcupine Warriors finishes on the 3rd position with 7 points. However, the former Ghanaian international has applauded the team for their satisfactory performance in Africa. “They did very well, I was very…

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We were bent on defeating Kotoko-Lwandamina

  Zesco United coach George Lwandamina says he was determined to beat Kotoko on Sunday to open a fresh page. The Zambian champions had gone a seven-game winless streak but were able to beat Kotoko 2-1 in the CAF Confederations Cup game in Ndola yesterday to end the Porcupine Warriors dream of making it to the next stage. “The Kotoko game was a game we wanted to win to boost our confidence. I know they wanted it more we wanted it but we wanted to start from somewhere and actually…

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I love coaching traditional clubs – C K Akonnor

Asante Kotoko gaffer CK Akonnor has revealed his admiration for tradional clubs insisting they offer him challenges that make him stronger. The former Black Stars skipper, after playing for Okwahu United and Obuasi Goldfields, both traditional clubs also played for Wolfsburg which has also a community relationship. After his playing career, Akonnor has coached several clubs dominated by traditional ones. Akonnor started his coaching career with Eleven Wise and has handled Hearts of Oak, Ashanti Gold and is currently coaching Asante Kotoko. The Coach exclusively revealed to Footballmadeinghana.com why he…

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C K Akonnor calls for the return of domestic league

After seeing his side crush out of the CAF Confederation Cup, Asante Kotoko coach C K Akonnor is expecting the immediate return of the domestic league. The coach also pointed out that, lack of domestic league may have played a role in his team’s exit in the competition. “We have to go back home and reorganise ourselves. “It’s important we start the league. The inability of the league not going on is a major problem. “I will love us to continue with bit of competition and that the team can…

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Frimpong Manson cites absence of league and lack of confidence for Kotoko’s exit

The absence of domestic football with its attendant lack of confidence of player contributed to the exit of Asante Kotoko from the CAF Confederation Cup, according former coach Frimpong Manso. Manson believes several factors affected the Porcupine Warriors leading to their exit at the group stage but insists the two are paramount. The Porcupine Warriors saw their dreams shattered after losing 2-1 against Zesco United in Zambia. Speaking after the game, the Nkoranza Warriors coach cited a lot of factors that contributed to his former club’s elimination from the competition….

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The Sheikh’s Drawing Board: ZESCO United 2-1 Asante Kotoko – Did the Porcupine Warriors lose the game from the bench?

Well, Ghana’s sole representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Asante Kotoko were painfully knocked out of the competition on Sunday evening after a 2-1 defeat to ZESCO United at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The Porcupine Warriors took the lead right after the break through substitute Stephen Nyarko but Jesse Were restored parity seven minutes later before Kondwani Mtonga grabbed the winner for the home side three minutes after the equalizer. The defeat left many Ghanaian, especially Asante Kotoko fans, grieving after having high hopes of securing a quarter…

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Kurt Okraku congratulates Kotoko, pleads for more investment in the squad

Executive Chairman of Dreams FC, Kurt Okraku has congratulated Asante Kotoko for their wonderful performance in the CAF Confederation Cup despite their defeat to ZESCO United on Sunday, pleading with the leadership to invest in the existing squad. The former Ghana FA Executive Committee member believes that despite their inability to progress to the quarter finals of the Confederation Cup, the Porcupine Warriors must be hailed for their achievement in a short period. The industrious football administrator who is described by many as the epitome of professionalism in Ghana football…

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Our exit aches my heart but … – Akunnor

Kotoko gaffer, Charles Akonnor says his side’s defensive errors was the bane of their elimination from the CAF Confederation Cup. The Porcupine Warriors failed to beat Zesco United in the final game of the group stage to seal their qualification to the quarterfinals of the competition. However, two defensive blunders in the second stanza of the match cost them dearly after Stephen Nyarko had shot them into the lead on the stroke of half time. Speaking to the press, the former Black Stars skipper, pinpointed that script could have been…

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