CAF CC: Dr. Baah Nuakoh urges Kotoko to remain optimistic ahead of Nkana duel

Former Asante Kotoko International Relations Officer Dr. Kwame Baah Nuakoh has urged the playing body to remain optimistic ahead of the clash with Nkana FC on Sunday. The former management member believes the Porcupine Warriors must remain confident of winning the game in Zambia and prepare their minds for that. He adds that having self believe of winning the game is a prerequisite requirement for Kotoko to be able to register a good score line in Zambia, and the players must think the task is difficult. “If the players and…

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Dr. Baah Nuakoh calls for respect for past Kotoko management

Former management member of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Dr. Kwame Baah Nuakoh has called on the current leadership of the club to respect and involve former management in their activities to ensure great achievement. According to Dr. Baah Nuakoh, past management members must not be left grieving over the club due to neglect and must be shown respect. He believes showing respect to the past management members will earn their goodwill to help the club win laurels. “The kotoko family should be one and try to lure those who have worked…

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Nteng nears Dwarfs exit

Ebusua Dwarfs towering defender Kinsgsley Nteng is set to leave the club, FootballMadeInGhana.com is reliably informed. Nteng, 27, has been a pillar at the back for the Crabs but he is set to leave them after five seasons. Footballmadeinghana.com can exclusively reveal that Nteng’s contract expired last December and the club is not in a position to renew it due to financial crisis. Various clubs in Asia have shown interest in the experienced defender with Dwarfs deciding to let him go. Nteng has previously featured for Aduana, Kotoko and Liberty…

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‘I’m not the best coach in Ghana’ – Akonnor

Asante Kotoko trainer CK Akonnor has played down calls that he is the best coach in Ghana now following his tremendous transformation of the club. Akonnor was named the head coach of the Porcupine Warriors in October last year and has since transformed the club despite no competition in Ghana, just under four months. Following the side’s steady rise in form, especially in the CAF Confederation Cup campaign, passionate fans of the club have described him as the best manager in the country in recent times, a claim the gaffer…

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Yacouba not sweating over lack of goals – Agent

Despite several reservations about Songne Yacouba’s inability to find the back of the net in recent times for Asante Kotoko, the player is not worried according to his local agent Kay Gyasi. The Burkinabe international has been struggling to find the back of the net in Kotoko’s CAF Confederation Cup campaign after scoring many goals in several friendlies. His profligacy in front of goal ;left many worried after Kotoko’s 2-1 win over ZESCO United despite registering two assists on the day. And Kay Gyasi insists his client is not worried…

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Black Stars deputy coach Tanko hints at inviting Kotoko players into Black Stars

Ghana deputy coach Ibrahim Tanko has hinted that in-form Asante Kotoko players stand the chance of earning call ups into the Black Stars next month. Tanko and the Black Stars technical team look to have been hugely impressed with the performance of Kotoko in the CAF Confederation Cup. Following their 2-1 win over ZESCO on Wednesday in Kumasi, Tanko could not hide his admiration for the Fabulous Boys, hinting it’s likely they will earn Black Stars call ups. “We have been watching them, myself, coach Kwasi Appiah and Maxwell Konadu…

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BREAKING NEWS: Al Hilal sack head coach over Nkana defeat

Asante Kotoko group opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup Al Hilal have sacked their head coach Irad Zaafouri following their defeat to Nkana FC in Zambia on Wednesday. The Tunisian manager was shown the exit on Friday over what the management of the clubs describes as incompetence after suffering a 2-1 defeat to the Zambian side. Reports in Sudan indicate that a new coach will be announced within 48 hours. Irad led Al Hilal to register a 1-0 defeat over Asante Kotoko but their failure to pick at least a…

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CONTROVERSY: ZESCO gaffer Lwandamina insists Kotoko is still poor despite defeat

Hard-talking ZESCO United coach George Lwandamina has slapped in another controversial comment after his side’s 2-1 defeat to Asante Kotoko in the CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Lwandamina insists his side was better than Kotoko and insists the Kotoko he played on Wednesday are not the Kotoko of yesteryears. Lwandamina rhetorically answer a question: ‘Are you happy with the Kotoko you saw today? Watch video below: Despite losing to @AsanteKotoko_SC on Wednesday, @ZescoUnitedFC coach George Lwandamina insists "This Kotoko side is nowhere near the…

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VIDEO: Akonnor not sweating over Yacouba’s profligacy

Asante Kotoko trainer CK Akonnor believes Songne Yacouba’s profligacy in front of goal is just a matter of time, insisting he will soon score. The intelligent tactician, after his side’s 2-1 win over ZESCO United admitted his unhappiness over the striker’s inability to score, saying ‘I feel sorry for him sometimes.’ But Akonnor is convinced it’s just a matter of time, adding ‘He will start scoring soon.’ Watch video below:

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CAF CC: Akonnor picks key lessons from ZESCO clash ahead of Nkana duel

Asante Kotoko have picked useful lessons from their clash with ZESCO United on Wednesday and will be equipped with the requisite information to face Nkana on the 24th of this month, according to trainer CK Akonnor. The former Black Stars skipper guided the Porcupine Warriors to beat the Zambian giants on Wednesday and despite admitting the Zambian are a good side, he insists they have given his side an idea of the challenge against Nkana on Sunday. “We have played a Zambian side and we have an idea the challenge…

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