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Kumasi Asante Kotoko have sacked Steve Pollack as head Coach of the club. The Porcupine Warriors relieved the English trainer off his post on Friday afternoon, A statement signed by Communications director Obed Acheampong said ”The management of Asante Kotoko SC has relieved coach Steven Pollack as head coach of the club effective immediately” The statement further stated ” We wish him well in his future endeavor and we assure our teeming fans of our continuous dedication to ensuring the club consolidate gains whiles charting new faithful courses”. The record 23 Ghana Premier League champions were eliminated in the 2018 CAF…

Former Black Stars and Kumasi Asante Kotoko goal poacher Charles Taylor has bashed the playing body of Asante Kotoko, adding they are not really committed to the club. The former Kotoko star’s comment come after the porcupine worries were eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup competition on Wednesday by Congolese side CARA Brazzaville. The Ghanaian outfit were kicked out of the CAF inter club competition on Wednesday by their Congolese counterparts when they lost 7-6 on penalties to them after a 1-1 aggregate score line in a two legged tie. ALSO READ: OUR BEST WASN’T ENOUGH- ERIC DONKOR “The club’s current…

Asante Kotoko left back Eric Donkor has said that though the playing body tried doing their best to ensure they kicked CARA Brazzaville out of CAF Confederation Cup match, their best wasn’t enough to get them qualification. Donkor admits the teeming supporters have been led down by the team and that the playing body is sorry for the massive disappointment in Congo. Kotoko, after a two legged encounter with the Congolese side recorded a 1-1 aggregate but failed to score three penalties to get them ticket the the next phase of the competition. Though Goalkeeper Felix Annan had a good…

Asante Kotoko Goalie Felix Annan has expressed worry over his side’s failure to qualify to the next phase of the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition following the club’s elimination by Congolese side CARA Brazzaville. The Porcupine Warriors having beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg in Kumasi courtesy striker Yakuby Mohammed’s penalty failed to walk over their Congolese counterparts in the crucial clash. CARA beat Kotoko 1-0 in the reverse leg to finish the crunchy clash on a 1-1 aggregate after regulation time but went ahead beat the Ghanaian side 7-6 on penalties. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make…

Ghana’s representative in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition Asante Kotoko have been kicked out of the competition after losing 7-6 on penalties to Congolese side CARA on Wednesday in Brazzaville. CARA, beat Kotoko 1-0 to finish the regulation time on a 1-1 aggregate. The Porcupine Warriors had beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg courtesy striker Yakubu Mohammed’s penalty. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make an early substitution in the first half when he replace injured Saddick Adams with striker Obed Owusu who missed his penalty kick after regulation time. Goalkeeper Felix Annan expertly converted his penalty and went…

A delegation of players and officials of Asante Kotoko left Ghana on Monday morning for Congo ahead of their preliminary round second leg clash against CARA of Congo on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 in Brazzaville. The Porcupine Warriors go into the return leg with a lone goal victory from the first leg played in Kumasi two weeks ago. In a game that saw Kotoko miss three penalties, before converting the fourth, Head Coach Steven Pollack has downplayed the effect of the first leg trauma coming back to haunt them for the return. “What happened in Kumasi must not repeat itself…

Asante Kotoko Goal keeper Felix Annan has given the teeming supporters of the club some words of hope that Kotoko will still qualify to the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup in spite of recording a slim victory at home against CARA Brazzaville. The former West Africa Football Academy goalkeeper believed that all is not lost yet, therefore supporters of the club should not give up but rather rally behind the team. The 2017 MTN FA Cup champions won 1-0 against CARA Brazzaville in the first leg of the preliminary stage of CAF Confederation Cup at the Baba Yara…

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s goal poacher Saddick Adams has said his outfit is poised to make history in Africa this season despite a shaky start to their Confederation Cup campaign. Saddick Adams in the Porcupine Worries Africa Confederations Cup game last Sunday missed a penalty kick and refused to go in for the bunger to redeem himself the mess caused when he’s team was awarded its second penalty of the day. He says it was due to personal issue which made him not to take the second penalty. According to him, the fabulous lads heavily criticized Sunday game happens to be one of…

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Polack has expressed his contentment despite his side’s slim 1-0 victory over CARA Brazzaville in the first leg of the Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors struggled to carry the day after they missed three penalty kicks before substitute Yakubu Mohammed scored the winner in added time. “I’m satisfied with the players’ performance although there are some issues we must address,” Polack told Goal. “We played very well, made several successful passes and created a lot chance as well. People will criticise us especially with the penalties…

Former Stars player Mohammed Ahmed Polo has lambasted Asante Kotoko for their profligacy in their slender win over CARA Brazzaville in the first leg of the preliminary stage of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday. The Baba Yara Sports Stadium was dead silence in the aftermath of Asante Kotoko 1-0 victory against Congolese outfit CARA Brazzaville in the first leg encounter of the opening day of this year’s CAF’s second-tier club competition after the Ghana FA Cup holder’s squandered three penalties in the game. Speaking in an interview with Accra based Happy FM, Mohammed Polo, who experienced numerous high-octane clashes against the Porcupine…

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