2004 Confed Cup final defeat always a nightmare – Issah Ahmed

The former Ghana international defender was part of the Asante Kotoko team of Hans Dieter Schmidt that lost the maiden CAF Confederation Cup final to rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and according to Issah Ahmed , that failure is always a nightmare. “It is always a nightmare. I don’t want to even talk about that game. You all know how the game unfolded.” he said. “I as a player that game affected me but I was able to bounce back and continued with my career. It was not easy feeling…

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Hearts of Oak part ways with Seth Hoffman

Accra Hearts of Oak have parted ways with former interim coach Seth Hoffman, the club has announced. Seth Hoffman who was appointed as the caretaker coach of the club after the departure of Joseph Lamptey will no longer be part of the club after the club confirmed his departure this afternoon. The club announced on their official twitter handle and thanked him for his services. “The Management of Accra Hearts of Oak wishes to inform the sporting public especially football fans that Coach Seth Hoffman is no longer with the…

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Issah Ahmed congratulates Kotoko over Confed Cup feat

Former Asante Kotoko defender Issah Ahmed has congratulated C.K Akonnor and his team for reaching the group stages of the Confederation Cup for the first time in a decade. The Porcupine Warriors reached the group stages of the 2018/19 CAF Confederation after seeing off Cameroon’s Coton Sport de Garoua in the playoff round. Kotoko defied all odds to win 3-2 in the first away leg in Yaounde before sealing qualification with a 2-1 home victory in Kumasi over the weekend. “It is never easy to make the group stages so…

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We are not scared of Kotoko-Ocran

Nkana FC Ghanaian defender Richard Ocran says they don’t fear Kumasi Asante Kotoko. The experienced guardsman says the CAF Confederations Cup Group C is tough but they do not fear Kotoko as he will brief his team mates about them. “The group we find ourselves is very tough, it won’t be easy. There are no minnows in the group but the only advantage we have now is that I know Kotoko very well as well as the coach.” Ocran told Oyerepa FM “I worked with coach CK Akonnor at Dreams…

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OFFICIAL: AshantiGold confirm Amos Addai transfer to Russian side Nizhny Novgorod

Ghana Premier League side AshGold have confirmed the transfer of their attacking midfielder Amos Addai to Russia second tier side Nizhny Novgorod. Amos Addai has been a key member of the AshantiGold team for the past two seasons. The club confirmed his departure on their official twitter account. “Amos Addai leaves for Russia 🇷🇺 to join FK Nizhny Novgorod. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best of luck. 🌕🌑💪 Amos Addai leaves for Russia 🇷🇺 to join FK Nizhny Novgorod. We are grateful for his service…

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Addai leaves for Russia

Ashanti Gold midfielder Amos Addai has left the shores of Ghana for Russia as he eyes a professional deal. The talented offensive midfielder has been invited by FC Nizhny Novgorod for trials and he will be signed this winter or in June if he is successful. Addai, 23, was one of the stars of the Ashanti Gold team last year before the league was suspended in June after the Anas expose. He was one of the players being chased by Kotoko for their Africa campaign before the Russian interest came.

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‘I chose Bulgaria because of playing time,’ – Samuel Inkoom

Regular playing time and consistency were the key ingredients considered by Ghanaian defender Samuel Inkoom before accepting an offer to play in Bulgaria. Inkoom, 29, signed for Bulgarian first team side Dinav Rousse after a long ban on him was lifted by FIFA a fortnight ago. And the right back has revealed that he chose to play in Bulgaria because of guaranteed playing time. “I had several offers from many other countries but I chose Bulgaria because of playing time,” he told FOX FM in Kumasi. “I had offers from…

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Former Asante Kotoko defender Ben Adama relishes club reunion

Nkana FC defender Ben Adama is relishing facing his former club Asante Kotoko in the CAF Confederation Cup. Nkana FC have been paired with Asante Kotoko in group C of the CAF confederation cup… Ben Adama who spent two seasons from 2012-2014 with the Porcupines Warriors is relishing playing against his former side in Ghana. “I’m happy my current club is meeting my former club. I’m highly elated I will get a chance to play before my people in Kumasi once again. Nkana is a community club which has a…

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Quansah still under medical supervision

  Ashanti Gold midfielder Isaac Quansah is still being observed by the club’s medical team as he nears full fitness. The former Heart of Lions and Kumasi Asante Kotoko player has been out of training for sometime due to various degrees of injuries. The talented playmaker will have light training today(Wednesday) at the Ofori Stadium but will be examined by the doctors of the club to see if he can start full training. Quansah’s full recovery will be  good news for coach Svetislav Tanasijevic as he eyes a full house for the…

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Shafiu, Tijani begin light training

  Ashanti Gold duo of striker Shafiu Mumuni and defender Tijani Joshua have started training after injury lay offs. The pair have been out of training for a month but are now back on board doing light gym work. Shafiu and Joshua missed the Miners Betway Cup triumph but they could be available when the Normalisation Committee special tournament start next month. Aside the fitness work, they are still been assessed by the Ashanti Gold medical team and they could start full scale training on Monday, January 28th.  

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