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Asante Kotoko midfield dynamo, Jackson Owusu is set to pen down a three-year contract extension with the Porcupine Warriors www.garccofkotoko.com reports. Supporters of Asante Kotoko SC have hugely criticized management of the club for delaying in extending players whose contract have expired and this will wax their confidence in the management team. The midfield sensational has become a household name in the fraternity of Asante Kotoko Sc ever since he joined the club from premier league side Brekum Chelsea. Jackson Owusu is known for  his audacious tackling  on the field of play . He is also  one of the Steve Pollack’s…

Kumasi Asante Kotoko have announced the appointment of the club’s former attacker Raphael Patron Akakpo as deputy coach. Akakpo who has been part of WAFA’s successful story has been lured to return the club he played once had stint with. He will deputize head Coach Steve Pollack. The young gaffer joined the Porcupine Warriors from Prampram Mighty Royals during the 1991/1992 season where he helped them to win the Ghanaian Premier League back-to back before saying goodbye to the club three seasons later to join Tema Ghapoha in 1995. Announcing Akakpo’s appointment via twitter Asante Kotoko said ”We are elated…

Asante Kotoko have been drawn against 9 times Congolese champions, Club Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon (CARA) in the CAF Confederations Cup preliminary round qualifier. The first leg will be played between the weekends of 9-11 of February 2018 with the second leg slated for the weekend of 20-21 February 2018. https://twitter.com/AsanteKotoko_SC/status/940884714939969536 The 2017 Ghana MTN FA Cup Champions will host their Congolese counterparts in Kumasi between the weekends of 9-11 of February 2018 before travelling to Congo for the reverse leg between 20-21 February 2018 at Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat. If Kotoko progress to the second round, they will be up against the winner of…

Coach Steven Polack has finally signed a new contract with FA Cup Champions Asante Kotoko SC. The deal, announced by the club, puts to sleep long weeks of speculations around the English tactician’s future with the Porcupines and sets the basis for his team’s preparations for the upcoming season. In his first response, Polack said: “I am delighted by this. Its been an amazing experience. A year in which we worked hard together to achieve something great. It’s a rekindled relationship and the task now is for us to work even harder in the coming year to win more.” “I’ve said…

Amos Frimpong is one of the highest-paid players at Kumasi Asante Kotoko and in the Ghana premier league taking home not less than 2, 500GHC at the end of the month but the start of his professional soccer career at BA Stars in the 2010/11 season was hard, financially. “My first salary was 100GHC at BA. It wasn’t any big sum but I was very happy at the time because it was my first in a premier league club.” Amos Frimpong told Isaac Owusu Ansah “Ike” on Metro FM’s Matured and Academic Sports on Tuesday morning. So what did he…

Asante Kotoko defender Henry Ohene Brenya has finally retired from football after 15 years in the game. The 32-year-old defender confirmed on Friday morning he has finally brought his football career to an end. Ohene Brenya, one of the longest serving players at Kotoko joined the Porcupine Warriors in 2008 from then Ghana Premier League side Berekum Arsenal who currently plays in the GN Bank Division One League. ”Yes, it is true I have retired from the game, I have been in the game for some time now, about 15 years and I think I have to leave to allow…

Kumasi Asante Kotoko Captain Amos Frimpong has said he was even surprised they were leading Hearts of Oak 3-0 in the first half of the 2016/2017 MTN FA Cup final in Tamale. Striker Sadick Adams was on song for Asante Kotoko with three goals as they won the 2017 MTN FA Cup at the expense of arch-rivals Hearts of Oak on Sunday. The 27-year-old’s first-half hat-trick led the Porcupine Warriors to a stunning 3-1 win at the Tamale Stadium and gave Steven Polack, who was uncertain about his future ahead of the final, his first major silverware as head coach…

Ghana Premier League Asante Kotoko have begun negotiations to sign Ghana U17 starlet Ibrahim Sulley who reportedly failed trails at European giants Bayern Munich in August. Sulley, 15, is said to be on the radar of some European clubs following his incredible display for Ghan at the just ended FIFA U17 World Cup in India. Despite failing to seal a deal with Bayern Munich, widespread reports in the Ghanaian media suggest some key European clubs have targeted Ghanaian youngster hoping to sign him in the January transfer window. But Kotoko Business mogul DeChris tells Asempa FM the Porcupine Warriors are…

Asante Kotoko Chairman Dr. Kwame Kyei has said his outfit is ready to negotiate a permanent deal with Coach Steve Pollack. Following Sunday’s MTN FA Cup victory over arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak, Chief of the club disclosed management will soon be sitting down with the English gaffer. ‘’I gave the team a target to win the league by failed .This achievement is equally a good one and we thank God. Kudos to the entire for the performance’’. The Coach? ‘’He should be staying. We are ready to keep him so it depends on him’’ said Dr. Kwame Kyei…

Despite joining Asante Kotoko for the second round of the season Adams has finished the season as his club’s top goalscorer netting 10 goals in 12 games in all competitions. The innate goalscorer also clinched the Golden Boot award in the FA Cup scoring the most goals – 5 – and he needed just three games to do so. His goals came against NEA Salamina in the quater-final stage, against Medeama in the semi-finals before wrapping things up with a brilliant hat trick in the final match against Accra Hearts of Oak. Adams and Kotoko won two trophies this season…

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