Vendors selling fake Kotoko Strike Jersey’s arrested in Ashaiman

Some Vendors in Ashaiman who are capitalizing on Asante Kotoko’s victory over Hearts of Oak on Sunday to make money overnight have been arrested. The vendors who are selling fake Kotoko Strike jersey’s to the public have been apprehended at Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. Former Kotoko skipper Yussif Chibsah Alhassan who was key in securing the kit sponsorship for the Porcupine Warriors revealed that some people have been nabbed for selling an imitation of the original brand . “Another arrest done this morning at Ashaiman market. Vendors selling…

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Fatawu eager to work hard for another Black Stars chance

Kumasi Asante Kotoko attacker Abdul Fatawu Safiu has revealed that he feels down for not making the Black Stars final squad for AFCON 2019 but he will continue to work hard. Fatawu was part of the provisional 30-man squad who went to Dubai for training camp but was dropped last week as the Kwesi Appiah settled on his final 23. The Kotoko forward pointed out that he feels disheartened with the snub but is the coach choice and it must be respected by all. “I am disappointed of course as…

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Fatau hails Akonnor for impressive form

  Kumasi Asante Kotoko attacker Abdul Fatawu Safiu has attributed his fine form to coach CK Akonnor. Fatawu who has netted nine goals so far in the ongoing NC Special Competition emphasized that the Kotoko head coach always demands a lot from him and urges him to go the extra mile. “My coach CK has been very instrumental to my rise in form, he always wants the best from me and pushes me to go the extra mile. Sometimes we have misunderstandings but he still believes in my quality and…

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We are on course-Grant

Accra Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant says his team is getting stronger and they could be a force to reckon with soon. The Phobians  were defeated by Kumasi Asante Kotoko on penalties in the semi finals of the NC Special Competition game on Sunday but their trainer insists he is not perturbed as his ideology is on course. “I am proud of my players and any fan of Accra Hearts of Oak should be proud of the team.They played well yesterday even though we lost the slot to be…

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We were fortunate with the early goal – C K Akonnor

After beating Hearts of Oak to qualify to the finals of the Special Competition, head coach of Asante Kotoko C K Akonnor has stated his side was fortunate to get an early goal to unsettle their opponents as they were made to chase the ball after. According C K Akonnor, they knew Hearts of Oak could possess the ball very well so they needed to keep the ball and prevent the Phobians from having more of the balls but they failed to do that after jumping into the lead. “We…

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Kim Grant believes Hearts can win Ghana Premier League next season

Head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Kim Grant has expressed his disappointment after his side’s defeat to Asante Kotoko but believes the Phobians can win the league next season. The Phobians were unsettled with an early goal through Fatawu Safiu but Christopher Bonney’s late penalty drew them on level and forced the game to penalty shoot out. Hearts of Oak eventually lost the penalty shoot out by 4-5 after Mohammed Alhassan missed his kick. Speaking to the media after the game, Kim Grant expressed his disappointed with the results…

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Hearts of Oak players earn Kim Grant’s praise despite defeat

Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant praised the performance of his players despite the defeat to Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the semi-final stage of the NC’s Special Competition. The Phobians were knocked out of the competition via penalties after drawing 1-1 with Kotoko in regulation time. Fatawu Safiu opened the scoring for Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium with a great finish in the 5th minute. The Phobians forced the game to penalties after Christopher Bonney converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game. The Porcupine won the…

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Hearts 1(4) – 1(5) Kotoko – Five lessons from Kotoko’s victory over Hearts of Oak

Kumasi Asante Kotoko took a step closer to winning the Normalization Committee Tier 1 Special Cup after beating arch-rivals, Hearts of Oak 5-4 on penalties at the Accra Sports Stadium after a 1-1 stalemate in regulation time. The Porcupine Warriors took the lead very early in the 5th minute, thanks to a superb finish by Abdul Fatawu Safiu. Despite enjoying a lion share of possession, Hearts were made to wait until the 90th minute to find the equalizer through Christopher Bonney after Kotoko were penalized for handling the ball in…

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Kim Grant disappointed by Kotoko defeat

Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant has expressed his disappointment following their defeat to Asante Kotoko in the semi-final of the NC Tier 1 Special Competition. The Phobians were knocked out of the competition via penalties after drawing 1-1 with Kotoko in regulation time. Fatawu Safiu opened the scoring for Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium with a great finish in the 5th minute. The Phobians forced the game to penalties after Christopher Bonney converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game. The Porcupine won the resultant penalty…

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Fatawu Safiu revels in Super Clash win

Kotoko striker Abdul Fatawu Safiu has expressed his joy after knocking out arch rivals Hearts of Oak in the semi-final of the NC Tier 1 Special Competition. C.K Akunnor’s men edged the Phobians in the penalty shoutouts after drawing 1-1 in regulation time. Fatawu opened the scoring at the Accra Sports Stadium with a great finish in the 5th minute. The Phobians forced the game to penalties after Christopher Bonney converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game. The Porcupine won the resultant penalty kicks 5-4, sending them to…

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