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Asante Kotoko SC, Africa’s Club of the Century is taking its service to supporters on a higher pedestal by introducing a 24 hr Live TV on the Kotoko Portal app. The app which can be downloaded on Play Store for Android phones have been serving supporters with the lastest news and events of Asante Kotoko. Supporters have been thrilled with Photos of matches, training sessions and events of the club since the launch of the app. Few months ago, a Video section was introduced which showed videos of matches, events, interviews with players and club leadership, and the much enjoyed…

Executive Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Dr. Kwame Kyei has urged the playing body to put Wednesday’s 2-0 loss to WAFA behind and quickly bounce back to winning ways in their next Ghana Premier League week 25 fixture against already relegated side Bolga All Stars. Kotoko host struggling Premier League debutants Bolga All Stars on Sunday at the Kuamsi Baba Yara sports stadium. Steve Pollack’s side were whipped 2-0 by Sogakope based West African Football Academy [WAFA] in the Ghana Premier League week 24 outstanding fixture courtesy a goal each by Prince Ampem and Daniel Lomotey at the Red Bull Arena. In a…

Former Asante Kotoko Legend Rev. Osei Kofi says he lacks the financial capacity to advice management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko. According to Rev. Osei Kofi, “poor people are seen as lacking wisdom” and so I cannot afford to have an opinion. The retired footballer was speaking on Abusua FM’s late afternoon Drive Time Show on matters affecting local football. The host had asked him on whether he will advise management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko to retain the team’s head coach, Steve Polack or not. In response, Rev. Osei Kofi said, “unfortunately I can’t advise in that because I’m not rich.”…

The medical team has played down injury concerns concerning Saddick Adams and Isaac Quansah after the pair was forced out of the team’ 2-1 win over NEA Salamina on Wednesday. Sadick Adams put Kotoko ahead in the MTN FA Cup quarterfinal match but he was substituted in the 50th minute after suffering what appeared to be a hamstring injury. Midfielder, Isaac Quansah who was enjoying his first start in a long while was also replaced following a knock on his left knee. Both players were treated by Team Nurse, Gabriel Ofori Adjei and Andrew Owusu Amankwah.  “They are both okay…

Asante Kotoko have paid tribute to former Interim Management Team (IMT) Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Abubakar also known as Alhaji Ejee who died on Wednesday in Kumasi. The soft-spoken former member of the late P. V. Obeng’s Board of Directors at Kotoko, loved and served the club diligently. He never declined the opportunity to serve. He first served Kotoko in 2005 as IMT Chairman with co-opted members Opoku Afriyie, Yamoah Ponkoh and Jarvis Peprah. He last served Kotoko in an official capacity in 2009 – chairing the Interim Management Team comprising Benjamin Nti, Madam Helena Cobbinah, Rev. Osei Kofi, Sarfo Gyamfi…

Bechem United striker Amed Simba Toure says he will not decide against signing for Kumasi Asante Kotoko for the fourth time should they show interest in him, the in-form striker has said on Thursday. The former Kotoko striker – voted best premier league player in 2011 – is currently joint-leading top goalscorer in the Ghana league on 12 goals in 18 games alongside Hearts of Oak’s Thomas Abbey but it is the overall big performances of the Burkina Faso international this season that has made him one of the league’s big hitters. “I am currently a Bechem United player but if any…

Management has taken full notice of reports of isolated violent incidents at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium during last Sunday’s Kotoko-Hearts Premier League outstanding match. We want to make it clear that, Kotoko do not endorse violence. At no point did Kotoko sanction the acts perpetuated by the one Seidu. We unreservedly condemn Seidu’s alleged attack on the Chairman of the Greater Accra Circles Council (GARCC), Nana Kwame Dankwa, who, we met on Monday morning to ascertain exactly what happened. While we are disappointed over the Nana Kwame incident, we state emphatically that, we have and have had no hand…

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Pollack commended the fighting spirit of his players in the one apiece Ghana Premier League Super Clash draw with bitterest rivals Hearts of Oak on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors had to rely on a controversial penalty converted by Saddick Adams to erase Kwame Kizito’s brilliant finish. Kotoko were playing their first competitive match after the tragic team bus accident last month which claimed the life of their deputy equipment officer Thomas Asare. Speaking at the game at post match conference, the English trainer admired the mental toughness of his players. ”Am happy with the attitude of…

It’s been 22 days since Kumasi Asante Kotoko last played a competitive game — in the aftermath of last month’s tragic motor accident that struck the club as it returned to base from a narrow 1-0 loss in a Ghana Premier League visit to capital outfit Inter Allies — and it’s going to be at least three more before that barren, lifeless streak ends. Said return to action is set for August 6 — bar any last-minute glitch — when the Porcupine Warriors host nemesis Hearts of Oak in their outstanding Matchday 23 encounter. There’s been a lot of pre-match…

Kotoko capped their return to the pitch albeit in a friendly match with a 4-1 win on Wednesday as Obed Owusu, Yakubu Mohammed, Isaac Quansah and Abass Mohammed scored against Natcoster FC in the team’s preparatory game ahead of Sunday’s Super Clash. The Porcupines play their first competitive game against arch rivals Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi, for the first time since the July 12 fatal accident. The team started training barely two weeks ago with players who weren’t part of the ill-fated July 12 incident. The accident victims have been joining training sessions in…

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