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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…

Coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi made a sensational return to the Ghana Premier League for a second stint, joining the ‘Eleven Is To One’ after an impressive period in charge of Hearts of Oak.‬‪ The Japanese-American trainer will lead the Capelli Boys in what is expected to be a thrilling and exciting campaign with the Sensei at the helm of affairs.‬‪With barely a week to the start of the 2017/18 season, the coach remains upbeat on a good showing when he opened up to the Club’s media team in a short Questions and Answers session.‬‪1. Welcome back to Ghana. This happens to…

Ghana’s Black Queens are through to the final of the maiden WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after edging out rivals, Nigeria 5-4 on penalties. The epoch semi-final game played at the Parc de Sports easily passed for the grande finale as the elements of rivalry between these two football giants were in full display. Nigeria took an early lead on the eighth minute through Alice Ogebe but Faustina Ampah cancelled that lead on the 18th minute. The second half saw a more dominant Ghana side, but it was simply not their day to win in regulation time, pushing the game…

Accra Hearts of Oak have confirmed the exit of Coach Frank Eliot Nuttall from the club. The Scotsman was suspended last week for “unsporting and unethical behavior.” A Committee made up three board members was instituted to investigate Nuttall’s alleged actions “which were in direct conflict with the interests of the club.” After receiving recommendations from the Committee, the Hearts of Oak board resolved to terminate their remaining one-year contract with Nuttall. A statement by the clubu reads: “The Board of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited has, with immediate effect, terminated Coach Frank Elliot Nuttall’s contract for behaviours…

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…

Ghana’s midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari has completed his move to Spanish La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna till the end of the season. The former AC Milan forward joins the Spanish club after leaving Pescara last summer. Muntari has not been active on the pitch since leaving the Pescra following the hullabaloo adjoining the racial chants he suffered in a Serie A game against Cagliari. Muntari joins Deportivo La Coruna who are fighting for survival, until the end of the season, and has an option to extend his stay at the end of the season to a further year. He…

Head coach of Aduana Stars, Yusif Abubakar, has given huge praise to his players for their efforts in getting a 2-0 victory over Libyan side, Al-Tahaddy, on Wednesday in the CAF Champions League first round qualifiers. The match was the second leg of the tie and Aduana needed to win by at least 2-0 to get to the next round of the competition. They lost 1-0 in the first leg in Egypt 11 days ago. They were able to get the victory thanks to goals from Elvis Opoku and Derrick Sasraku in either half and after the match, Abubakar said…

The semi-final match between rivals, Nigeria and Ghana at the on-going WAFU Zone B women’s tournament will be played at 7pm instead of the initial 4:30pm advertised. The change was communicated to the team at the Match Co-ordination Meeting held on Wednesday. On reason was assigned for the change, but is believed that it is intended to draw in the home fans for the Cote d’Ivoire versus Mali, then keep them on for the second game between Nigeria and Ghana. It will be the first time the Queens will play under floodlights at this competition as they played all their…

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…

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