Ghana’s Kwame Bonsu plays 90 minutes in Esperance 1-0 over US Tataounie

Ghanaian midfielder Kwame Bonsu lasted  the entire duration of the game  for Esperance de Tunis in the Tunisian league as they powered US Tataouine by 1-0. Bonsu who played for Ghana’s Asante Kotoko played a significance role for Esperance as they started their campaign with 1-0 victory. The midfielder played a key role in Kotoko’s CAF Confederation cup campaign last year as the porcupines reached the group stage of the tourney. The central midfielder after joining the Tunisian based club played a pre-season games to gain match fitness before starting…

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GFA NC wishes Kotoko, AshantiGold well in CAF inter-club matches

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association have wished Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold the best of luck in their respective CAF inter-club competitions this weekend. Ashantigold will lock horns with Equatorial Guinean side Akonangui at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in the CAF Confederations Cup, While Asante Kotoko host Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in Kumasi on Sunday in the CAF Champions League. A statement reads; “Our two representatives in Africa registered impressive results in the first-leg of their respective competitions away. Ashantigold’s 1:1 draw in Equatorial Guinea and Kotoko’s…

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#CAFCL Preview : Kotoko vrs Kano Pillars- Redemption time for the Porcupines

Asante Kotoko will be looking to overturn a 3-2 defeat on Sunday when come up against Nigerian counterpart Kano Pillars  at  Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupines will be depending largely on their home advantage to beat the Masu gida side on Sunday. Kjetil Zachariassen side showed some flashes of their brilliance in Nigeria despite conceeding two late goals to succumbed to a 3-2 defeat. The last time the Porcupines warriors played a CAF Champions League at the Baba Yara Stadium was in 2015 against Algerians side MC Eulma,…

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Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali expects tough match against Kotoko in Kumasi

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali is expecting a keenly contested match on Sunday when they come up against Asante Kotoko in the return leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round. The Nigerians come in to the game with a 3-2 advantage but Rabiu remains wary of the threat posed by the Porcupines at the Baba Yara Stadium. “We are not expecting an easy match in Kumasi against Asante Kotoko. Unlike in the first leg, we know what to expect in the second leg match,” said Ali, who scored the…

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Kano Pillars goalkeeper insists all the pressure is on Kotoko ahead of return leg

Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu insists Asante Kotoko are under immense pressure to overturn the first-leg deficit in front of their home crowd on Sunday. A situation Iddrisu believes his side can capitalize on to help them finish the job and progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League. Masu Gida have a 3-2 to lead after their triumph in Nigeria a fortnight ago and know a draw will be enough to sail them through. “We are currently camping at Kaduna and preparing for the match in Kumasi…

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Zachariassen has the final say on Songne Yacouba – Kennedy Boakye Ansah

Director of Communication for Asante Kotoko Kennedy Boakye Ansah has maintained Kjetil Zachariassen has the final say on whether Songne Yacouba will feature on Sunday when they come up against Kano Pillars in the second leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round. The Burkinabe attacker has returned to the club after he mysteriously disappeared for five weeks. Yacouba has since joined his teammates in training and look set to feature on Sunday. But Kennedy Boakye Ansah has insisted the coach has the final say on whether the Burkinabe will…

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Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak mourn Former Ghana striker Junior Agogo

Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak have paid tribute to Junior Agogo following his tragic death in London. The Ex-Black Stars striker died at the age of 40 after a long battle with stroke. Agogo will be remembered for his eye-catching performances for the Black Stars during the 2008 Nations Cup on home soil. The former Nottingham Forest and Zamalek player spent most of his professional career in England and scored a total of 113 goals in 350 league games over 15 years. The country’s two biggest…

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Micheal Osei impressed with level of preparations ahead of Algeria clash

Black Meteors assistant head coach Micheal Osei has expressed satisfaction with his side after their 1-0 victory over Accra Hearts of Oak in a friendly game on Wednesday. The team is scheduled to come up against Algeria in the third round of qualifiers for the U-23 AFCON tournament in Egypt later this year in November. The former Asante Kotoko coach  believes the team’s preparations is on the right track as they await the foreign players to join the team later. “This is our third test game played so far and…

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Eric Bekoe eyes a tough Kotoko – Kano Pillars clash this weekend

Ex- Asante Kotoko goal poacher Eric Bekoe anticipates a tough clash between Asante Kotoko and Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the CAF Champions League return leg this weekend. Speaking to Kumasi-based Ashh FM, the former Ghana Premier League top scorer said Kano Pillars will be stiffer and more aggressive than they were in the first leg. He went on to say that although Kotoko equally have good players but the visitors Kano Pillars are just coming to frustrate Kotoko to find their way out to the next round of the…

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Official : Ghanaian attacker Latif Amadu joins Kafr Qasim of Israel

Ghanaian player Latif Amadu has completed a move to Israel second tier club SC Kafr Qasim. The player who terminated his contract with his Albanian side club KF Teuta penned his contract with the Isrealean club on Tuesday after passing his medical. He scored 9 goals for the Albanian club last season despite limited playing time. Latif Amadu has previously featured for Asante Kotoko, Dynamo Brest and Berekum Chelsea.

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