Kotoko accused of stealing Towels from Kenya hotel – Sefah tells the truth

Following their 0-0 away draw at Kariobangi Sharks FC in Kenya on Saturday in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup first round tie, news emerged on Monday morning that Asante Kotoko contingent fled to Ghana with towels from City Lodge hotel where the Porcupine Warriors lodged in Nairobi for four days.  A list of items purported to come from the hotel management surfaced on social media that indicated number of bath mats, hand towels and face towels were missing from the rooms used by the Kotoko team. Augustine…

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How Asante Kotoko can qualify

Asante Kotoko fought out a goalless draw at Kariobangi Sharks last Saturday at the Moi international sports center in Kasarani during the first leg of their Confederation Cup First Round fixture. There are two possible ways for C.K Akonnor and his team to advance to the play-off round where the Champions league First round losers drop to join. For starters,  what is obviously most important to note is that the only way for Kotoko to qualify avoiding the penalty shoot out route is to win the game in 90 minutes….

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Kariobangi releases Statement to discredit Kotoko maltreatment allegation as false

The Kenyan side released a four-point statement on Twitter responding to allegations of mistreatment made by their Saturday opponents Asante Kotoko and challenges the Porcupine Warriors to lodge a formal complain at CAF if indeed their allegations are true. The Ghanaian side complained about the mini bus their hosts provided upon arrival at the airport on Wednesday. The full statement is reproduced below; CLUB STATEMENT ON ASANTE KOTOKO SC  ALLEGATIONS: 1.It is disturbing to note that our opponents have resorted to creating a false illusion of mistreatment. We would like…

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Kotoko to play 25th Confederation Cup match against Kariobangi Sharks on Saturday

With twenty-four matches contested in the competition, the Porcupine Warriors are the Ghanaian side with most CAF Confederation Cup matches played as the club boasts of ten victories whilst they have scored thirty-seven times.  Asante Kotoko will be playing their 25th match in the CAF Confederation Cup when they meet Kariobangi Sharks of Kenya at the Moi International sports center on Saturday. The Ghanaian side were finalists in the maiden edition of the competition in 2004 losing the trophy to biggest rivals Hearts of Oak but the Porcupine Warriors will…

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Kotoko capable of scoring on the road – Isaac Amoako

Away goals are crucial in the qualification stages of CAF club competitions and former Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Isaac Amoako believes C.K Akonnor’s team are capable of scoring away goals against Kenya’s Kariobangi Sharks. The two teams will meet on Saturday for the first leg of their First Round tie of the 2018/19 Confederation Cup. “I have watched them (Kotoko) play for some time now and I think they have a very good team.” he told FootballmadeinGhana.com. “They are playing some wonderful football at the moment and I wouldn’t be surprised…

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Photos : Kotoko open Club Store in Kumasi

Asante Kotoko have this afternoon opened the official Kotoko Club store at an event held at the Sports Hotel in Kumasi. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the shop Policy Analyst Amo Sarpong urged the fans of the club to purchase the Kits to allow the club benefits from their partnership with the Portuguese Kits Company. “Strike have promised to bring a lot of materials for the fans of the club. The prices for the jerseys goes 70 each. We should make sure we buy the kits from Strike so…

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Kotoko seal seven signings for Africa

Kotoko have, on Wednesday, locked down the immediate futures of seven new players as the club moves to strengthen the team ahead of the upcoming 2018/19 Confederations Cup. Notable amongst the new acquisitions is right-back and CAF Champions League winner, Yaw Frimpong, who has returned to the Porcupine Warriors on a year-long deal from DR Congo giants, TP Mazembe. The Kumasi outfit goes into the CAF competition aiming to make an impact, and fortifying coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor’s side for the task ahead are former WAFA midfield kingpin, Umar Basiru,…

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Kotoko thrashed Hearts of Oak 3-1 in FA Cup final on this day

On this day, 29 October last year Sadick Adams produced a magnificent performance scoring an incredible first half hat trick at the Tamale Sports stadium to help his club Asante Kotoko lift the FA Cup trophy at the expense of Hearts of Oak. The former Ghana U-17 striker netted in the 1st , 29th and 45th minutes to break the hearts of the Phobians in Tamale in one of the best Hearts versus Kotoko duels ever. Kotoko won by 3-1 in the end after many expected the on form Phobians…

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How has Kotoko fared in the CAF Confederation Cup?

Asante Kotoko are expected to represent Ghana in the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup following the approval of the FIFA normalisation committee for the Ghana Football Association to enter C.K Akonnor’s team in the competition. But how has Kotoko fared in Africa’s second most prestigious club competition? The Porcupine Warriors have made three appearances in the Confederation Cup reaching the final in the maiden edition of 2004. The team of Hans Dieter Schmidt lost on penalty shootout to sworn rivals Hearts of Oak in Kumasi following a 2-2 aggregate scoreline. In…

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Asante Kotoko petitions Normalization Committee over CAF Confederation Cup participation

MTN FA Cup holders, Asante Kotoko have officially written to the Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association to revisit CAF status to allow them represent Ghana in the 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup. Following the decision of the NC ruling Ghanaian clubs out of all CAF club competitions next season, reigning MTN FA cup champions Kotoko have stressed that they qualify to represent Ghana in the CAF Confederation Cup per the statuses of CAF. “Kotoko have written to the Normalization Committee to allow us go to Africa. Per the status…

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