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Former Liberty Professionals assistant Coach Ignatius Fosu has joined Ashanti Gold for the upcoming season.Fosu was spotted at the team’s preseason hideout where Ashgold have been preparing for the new season. The young coach will be joining the Miners to help head Coach CK Akonnor who was handed a two-year contract after helping the Club escape the drop last season as well as Yakubu Mambo to complete the technical team. The former Kotoko U-20 Coach took over as the interim manager of Liberty after the sacking of George Lamptey and Felix Aboagye. He left the Dansoman-based outfit following the appointment…

Former AshantiGold defender Richard Ocran has described the miners as being ungrateful adding he has been treated unfairly despite playing his heart out for the club. The 30 year old believes he did enough at the club to have been at least handed contract extension. The former Dreams FC defender recently parted ways with the Obuasi based club after mutually agreeing to terminate their existing contract. Ocrean signed two years for the Miners ahead of the 2016/2017 season after leaving Dreams FC. I went to Ashgold with clean hearts but so many things happened there but if you’re working with…

Reigning MTN FA Cup champions Asante Kotoko on Monday, presented the trophy they won to title sponsors MTN at the MTN House in Accra. The Porcupine warriors defeated their arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak 3-1 in the finals to win their ninth FA Cup title in Tamale. Kotoko who will be making a return to Africa after a three year absence will represent Ghana in next year’s CAF Confederations Cup competition. The Kumasi based club were represented by Deputy Captain Eric Donkor,Owusu Jackson and Ahmed Adams together with Team Manager Godwin Ablordey, a member of the communications team Thomas…

AshantiGold SC Midfielder Conney Idan has mutually terminated his contract with the club. The former Medeama player has mutually parted ways with AshantiGold following his request after the season. Idan joined the miners in a two-year contract which was supposed to end in 2018 after the league season, but the contract has been terminated mutually by both parties. According to him, he had no problem with the Obuasi based club financially, but says he requested for his contract termination following a limited playing time he had during the season. The former Ghana U23 midfielder was a starter in the early…

The New Media division of Asante Kotoko Communications has announced a short-term partnership agreement with Kennedy Digital Satellite (KDS) for the upcoming MTN FA Cup final in Tamale. The partnership, which commences effective immediately, would see the Kumasi based company sponsor the soon to be activated Predict and Win competition on the club’s social media accounts as they engage fans in the build up towards the much awaited final. The club’s supporters and followers on its social media platforms particularly, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, would get to put their forecasting prowess to test at the chance of winning various prizes…

Ashanti Gold SC forward Hans Kwofie has said finishing the 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League as a top scorer came as a huge surprise to him. According to the former Medeama SC knowledgeable midfielder, winning the Golden Boot Award was never his ultimate primacy but reveals he only wanted to guide the miners survive relegation at the end of the season. Coach CK Akunnor and his charges shockingly beat Aduana Stars 4-2 to stay in the Ghana Premier League on Sunday at the Obuasi Len Clay stadium with Kwofie scoring all four goals for his side in the ‘must win’ fixture.…

Asante Kotoko defender Samuel Abeiku Ainooson, who is on loan at Obuasi AshantiGold has register worry about the ”frequent breaks in the Ghana Premier League.” The league which mostly last for a period of 6-7 months, has now been played over a period of 8 months and still has four matches to go. The Ghana Premier league is currently on break and set to resume after the ongoing 2017 Wafu Tournament. Abeiku who joined the Elephants in the second transfer window is on a mission to salvage a sinking ship but has argued that, the rampant break in the league…

Ashanti Gold midfielder Amos Addai has return to camp after picking a career threatening injury in their match day 23 game against Elmina Sharks on Sunday. Amos suffered a head-on collision with one player from Elmina Sharks, when attacking from the final third following a corner. He was stretched off the field and subsequently replaced by Osei Baffour on the 16th minute.  The Obuasi-based club lost 1-2 at home – their first defeat in seven-league games. In further treatment, the 19-year-old was sent to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital to run series of scan on the player. He has since return…

High-flying Ashanti Gold SC were beaten 2-1 at home by relegation threatening side Elmina Sharks at the Obuasi Len Clay sports stadium on Sunday. Ck Akkonr’s side tasted their second defeat in the second round of the Ghana Premier League after losing 1-0 to Inter Allies weeks ago. Ashgold started the game on good note but failed to utilize all the good chances they had throughout the game. Eric Osei opened scored for the visiting team through the spot before skillful Benjamin Tweneboah doubled Sharks lead. Ashgold had the opportunity to score first in the 9th minute a spot missed…

Ashantigold duo, C.K. Akunnor and goalkeeper George Owu have been respectively named by the Premier League Board as NASCO Premier League coach and player of the month of June. C.K. Akunnor beat off competition from fellow nominees, WAFA coach, Klavs Rasmussen and Tema Youth coach Edward Odoom both of whom had led their sides to an impressive runs in the month of June. The Ashantigold coach, Akunnor, who joined the Miners from Dreams FC at the beginning of the second round of the league, went on a remarkable run of four wins in four matches in June, scoring eight goals…

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