Zesco United pour cold water on Yacouba links

Zesco United President, Richard Mulenga has poured cold water on rumors hot in the local media that the club is inches away from signing Songne Yacouba. Several media outlets reported that the former Asante Kotoko attacker was close to a deal with the Zambian outfit. However, the club’s president has denies knowledge of any negotiations between the player and the club now but revealed their previous attempts to sign him months ago. He told local radio station Ash FM that Zesco United pulled the plugs on the deal materializing after…

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Malik Jabir applies for GFA technical director job

Black Stars and Asante Kotoko legend Malik Jabir has applied for the vacant Ghana football Association Technical Directorate Role. The Ghana Football Association wants a replacement for Francis Oti Akenten, whose contract will expired  at the beginning at the beginning [March]. The former Asante Kotoko Coach confirmed to Ashh FM about his application for the vacant position at the F.A. ” I have applied for the Ghana Football Association technical director role. With my experience in football and coaching I think I am capable of doing a good job for…

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I nearly quit football – King Faisal forward Ibrahim Osman reveals

King Faisal forward Ibrahim Osman has revealed how he nearly quit football for trade due to the difficulties he passed through in the early stages of his career. On-loan from Kotoko, Osman has been in sensational form for the Insha Allah boys, scoring 8 goals in 14 goals in tgw premier league. The former Asokwa Deportivo striker has recalled how things were difficult in the his early years. “I was with Kotoko during Didi Dramani’s time and I trained with the club for two years and but they didn’t sign…

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Empem Dacosta reveals how he swerved Medeama to join Asante Kotoko

Asante Kotoko defender Empem Dacosta has revealed how he turned down Medeama SC to join the Kumasi-based club. According to Dacosta, a call from the former management of club, Mr. Edmund Ackah turned his head in favor of the Porcupine Warriors. “I had to swerve Medeama for Kotoko, I was in the office of Mr Moses Parker when Mr Edmund Ackah of Kotoko called me,” Dacosta told Kumasi FM “I quickly left for Kumasi for my medicals and eventually signed for Kotoko.” Dacosta joined Kotoko on a three-year deal from…

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Charles Taylor blames Former Kotoko coach Hans Dieter Schmidt for 2004 Confederation Cup final defeat

Former Asante Kotoko star Charles Taylor has blamed Coach Hans Dieter Schmidt for their ‘painful’ 2004 Confederation Cup final defeat to bitter rivals Hearts of Oak. The Porcupine Warriors were beaten 8-7 on penalties after tying 2-2 on aggregate in front of their home fans at the Baba Yara Stadium. The major talking point after the game was Schmidt’s game management and was largely criticized for the loss with the substitution of Kotoko’s best performers on the field, Charles Taylor. “It was his (Hans-Dieter Schmidt) fault that’s why we lost,…

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Berekum Chelsea’s Ahmed Adams kicks against salary cuts

Berekum Chelsea defender Ahmed Adams says implementing salary cuts for Ghanaian premier league players is unadvisable as it will affect them and their respective families. The impact of coronavirus on the global sports economy means clubs will have to take measures to cut down on expenses. Top European clubs like Juventus and Barcelona have all implemented salary cut measures to survive. In Ghana the debate continues as to whether local clubs can also do same. Ahmed Adams is the latest to add his voice to the discourse. According to him,…

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Ghanaian players won’t survive salary cuts- Kwame Baah-Nuakoh

Chairman of the GFA’s Club Licensing Board, Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh has suggested no Ghanaian player will survive salary cuts amid the coronavirus crisis. Clubs across the world are finding ways to continue to stay financially sound due to the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on the global economy. The likes of Juventus, Barcelona, and some other top European clubs have implemented salary reduction measures to stay safe. Some connoisseurs of the game have proposed Ghanaian clubs do same, with this triggering a debate in the media space. However, former…

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Nyaho Tamakloe hails Ghana Premier League competition

Board Member of Hearts of Oak, Dr Nyaho Tamakloe says the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League has been one of the most competitive campaigns in recent history. The Veteran football administrator hailed all the clubs for putting up a great show for the fans after 15 matches played. The country’s top-flight has been suspended indefinitely due to the outbreak of the deadly virus which has so far infected nearly 900,000 people, persons worldwide, killing over 40,000. “The Ghana Premier League in match week 15 is on hold as many other leagues…

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“I was receiving ¢150 as salary at Kotoko” – Samuel Inkoom reveals

Former Asante Kotoko right-back Samuel Inkoom has disclosed he was receiving GH¢150.00 as monthly salary during his time at Porcupine Warriors. Inkoom who played an integral role for  Asante Kotoko during the 2007/2008 Ghana Premier League season indicated that he was receiving the lowest salary at the club then. The former FC Basel defender was commenting on his days at Kotoko in an interview with Kumasi based Fox FM. “I was playing for Kotoko with passion. I cherished the team and I was a supporter before joining the team”, Inkoom…

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‘FA technical director job will be dream come true, happiest moment in my life’- Bashir Hayford

Veteran Ghanaian Coach, Bashir Hayford says getting appointed as the technical director of the Ghana Football Association will serve as the happiest moment in his life. The position has become vacant following the expiry of Oti Akenteng’s contract before the start of the month. The Football Association has already announced the process to begin the appointment of a new person to handle the role. Former Asante Kotoko and AshGold SC head Coach Bashir Hayford has applied for the position. The two time Ghana Premier League winner believes he comes on…

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