Akonnor solely in charge of transfers – Sarfo Duku

Communications director of Asante Kotoko Sarfo Duku Esq. has reiterated every transfer business the team will conduct would have to be sanctioned by head coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor. The Kotoko management member says Akonnor has been given absolute power and is fully responsible for which player comes into and leaves the club. Akonnor , who just signed a three-year contract with the Porcupine Warriors, has been tasked by the management of the club to win the Champions league within the shortest possible time and one important area the club has…

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Match report: Kotoko 3 Save African Child 1, Fabulous bounces back but Jordan sees red

Two own goals and a strike from Frederick Boateng handed C.K Akonnor his first victory as Asante Kotoko coach as Porcupine Warriors produced an excellent performance to defeat Burkina Faso side Save African Child F.C on Sunday evening. This friendly victory is the 5th Kotoko has registered against top flight sides since the football season was stopped following the Anas expose. Black Stars of Ghana defeated Kotoko by 3-0 on Friday. Substitute Jordan Opuku was shown a red card in the 88th minute for what referee Maxwell Owusu saw as…

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Asante Kotoko records Ghc15, 000 as net from Black Stars friendly

Asante Kotoko have revealed they received an amount of Ghc15,000 as their share of the net gate proceeds realized in the friendly defeat to the Black Stars. Asante Kotoko records Ghc15, 000 as net from Black Stars friendly Asante Kotoko have revealed they received an amount of Ghc15, 000 as their share of the net gate proceeds realized in the friendly defeat to the Black Stars. Asante Kotoko played against the Black Stars on Friday, October 12 in a friendly at the Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium, the game saw…

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Black Stars 3 Asante Kotoko 0 : Match report

The Black stars of Ghana defeated Asante Kotoko by 3-0 at the Baba Yara stadium in a friendly match on Friday evening. Ghana’s AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone was cancelled after the Leone Stars failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted before Thursday. Goals from Nantes striker Majeed Waris, Levante forward Emmanuel Boateng and Christian Atsu of Newcastle United were enough for Kwesi Appiah’s side to dispatch  Ghana’s most successful football club. Majeed Waris was served by Isaac Sackey to open the scoring for the Black Stars in the 20th…

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Asante Kotoko vs Black Stars : Organizers release gate fees

Managements of Kotoko and the Black Stars have released the gate fees for Friday’s friendly match at the Baba Yara Stadium. The Porcupine Warriors test their resolve against the senior National team at 4:30 PM, and tickets would go for GH¢5 for the Popular Stands and the Centre Line and GH¢15 for the VIP. The game is a replacement for the senior National Team’s CAF Nations Cup qualifier against Sierra Leone which was cancelled by FIFA on Tuesday. It was however called off on Tuesday as Sierra Leone failed to…

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25 years after leaving, Kwesi Appiah meets Kotoko for the first time

The former Asante Kotoko defender represented the club for a decade between 1983 and 1993 before leaving Ghana’s most successful football club. But after twenty-five years of separation Kwesi Appiah will oppose his former club for the first time on Friday as head coach of the Black Stars of Ghana. Not much is actually at stake in this game but it is going to be a day of memory recollection for the Black Stars gaffer. Since leaving Kotoko, Appiah took keen interest in coaching and has served as apprentice under…

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Confirmed: Black Stars play against Asante Kotoko on Friday

Ghana-Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier cancelled but Kwesi Appiah’s team will now face Asante Kotoko on Friday. The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has cancelled the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), qualifier between Ghana and Sierra Leone. A communique from CAF informed the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA), Normalization Committee that “the CAN 2019 Qualifier match no. 65 (Ghana vs Sierra Leone) & 89 (Sierra Leone vs Ghana) on the 11th and 14th of October respectively have been cancelled.” The letter signed by Samson Adamu, Director of Competition at CAF, further…

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Black Stars not playing Kotoko in friendly

Spokesperson for the Normalization Committee, Dan Kwaku Yeboah has denied reports the Black Stars will engage Asante Kotoko in a friendly match. It was earlier reported in the media that the Black Stars will play against Asante Kotoko at the Kumasi Asante Kotoko since their AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone hanged in the air but Dan Kwaku Yeboah debunked it saying it’s not true. “As of now there has not been any arrangement of such nature to play Asante Kotoko” “Should Sierra Leone fail to come for the match the…

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Akonnor sees “skillful” Yacouba as very key to his “Agroball” philosophy

Asante Kotoko head coach C.K Akonnor has specifically told club leaders to keep lethal forward Songné Yacouba at the club, Footballmadeinghana can authoritatively report. The player has wasted no time at all to capture the attention of Kotoko fans and many have predicted a bumper transfer for the player in the shortest possible time ahead. However the former Black Stars skipper sees Yacouba as the most technically gifted and complete player of the squad he inherited from Paa Kwesi Fabin and will be key to his entertaining and attacking brand…

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Affum-Acheampong Withdraws Suit Against NEC, NCC Chairman

George Yaw Affum-Acheampong has filed a notice of discontinuance of the suit against the National Executive Committee of the National Circles Council and the Chairman of the National Circles Council, Kwaku Amponsah. Affum-Acheampong challenged the credibility of the modalities for the conduct of the NCC elections, and the validity of the constitution they sought to rely on at a Kumasi High Court. The plaintiff has, however, filed at the court to discontinue with the case after the intervention of the George Amoako-led newly-formed Kotoko management. “Please take notice that the…

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