Firing Mariano Barreto and replace him with Prosper Nartey Ogum seem to have yielded a positive result, in light of how brilliant the team have been since the inception of the season. The Porcupine Warriors have shown sheer hunger and glaring determination to win the title this season, beating all opponents they have faced so far.
I told management to sack 3 players- Marriano Barreto. Mariano Barreto names three players he told the Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC to sack The Head Coach of Asante Kotoko said he advised the club to sideline three players after his first few weeks at the club because he didn’t believe the players are ambitious enough to play for the club.
For several weeks, rumors have linked coach Prosper Ogum to Asante Kotoko. The porcupine warriors - last night - confirmed the appointment of the former Elmina Sharks coach on a two-year deal. Reactions, following the official announcement, came in a mixed form. Asante Kotoko went trophyless last campaign.
Portuguese tactician Mariano Barreto could be on his way out of Asante Kotoko. Even though his contract is running, his recent pronouncements give a hint of what the future holds for him and his employers. In the midst of the uncertainty, some coaches have been pencilled, as one will take over the coaching role of Asante Kotoko, according to reports in the local media.
Asante Kotoko will need to jaw-jaw in an attempt to end the incessant misunderstanding between Board of Directors and management. The jaw-jaw approach must begin now, with both parties willing to forgo the past and forge ahead. There are strong convictions that, if peace had prevailed between the Board of Directors and management, laurels would not have eluded the team.
Milovan have been one of the best coach among all the the coaches that team Ghana have had in the couple of years.The hope of the national team now rest on the shoulders of Milovan, with all hope and fingers crossed all citizens in Ghana hopes Milovan would be the saviour the carry the cross of the national team.Ever since Ghana gain independence this are all the list of coaches.
Some coaches from the Ghana Premier League have been nominated for best coach award, by the Ghana Football Association. The nominees are coach Samuel Boadu of Accra Hearts of Oak, coach Mariano Barreto of Asante Kotoko, coach Annor Walker of Accra Great Olympics, coach Prosper Narteh Ogum of West African Football Academy, WAFA and coach Vladislav Viric of Dreams FC.
The just ended season will go down as one of the worst season in the operations of Asante Kotoko. Almost every day has an infamous story to present in the club. Every department of the club has its share of the unfortunate happenings in the club. Coaches have had to spill classified information in the public domain, whiles the relationship between management and board of directors is best described as sour, as night passes by.
The 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season could not have ended without significant roles executed by coaches. Even though some coaches fell to the sword, but others churned out heroic outcomes for their team. Five coaches whose impeccable contributions made strides in the just ended campaign are; Samuel Boadu ( Medeama/ Accra Hearts of Oak).
Some reputable coaches have been linked with Ghanaian giant Asante Kotoko, following the public revelations by head coach Mariano Barreto. In March 2021, Asante Kotoko announced the appointment of Mariano Barreto for a renewable one - and - half - year contract. After what looks like ‘spilling the beans’, Portuguese tactician Mariano Barreto may not return to Ghana for 2021/22 season.
The board of directors of Asante Kotoko are scheduled for a meeting this week in Kumasi. The meeting will focus on the progress of the team. In recent weeks, the board members of the Asante Kotoko have made attempts to meet and discuss issues pertaining to the progress of the club, but individual tight schedules have been a bane to the meeting day.
Medeama, AshantiGold and Berekum Chelsea have the opportunity to represent Ghana in next season’s CAF Confederation Cup, if they are able to win the Ghana’s FA Cup. Accra Hearts of Oak - who beat Elmina Sharks by a lone goal courtesy Caleb Amankwaa’s strike to make it to the semifinals - cannot claim that slot, after winning the Ghana Premier League to feature in CAF Champions League.
It does appear that Portuguese tactician Mariano Barreto may not return to Ghana as head coach of Asante Kotoko. This comes in reference to his latest pronouncements to the local media. As the leader of Asante Kotoko at the technical department, the former Black Stars coach did not hide his frustration culminating from the lack of a befitting washroom at the club’s training grounds in Adako Jachie.
After series of public ridiculing by Portuguese coach, Mariano Barreto, the hierarchy of Kumasi Asante Kotoko are contemplating on part ways with the 64 year old before the new season begins. Mariano Barreto is reportedly at loggerheads with the club's board and their relationship has been deteriorated beyond repair making his stay very much unlikely.
Kessben Sports can report that Board Chairman of Krobea Asante Kotoko, Dr Kwame Kyei has instructed the Board secretary, Lawyer Kwamina Mensah to inform Coach Mariano Barreto to return to Ghana and complete his remaining one year contractual agreement because Asante Kotoko is not ready to pay any compensation to him.
Mariano Barreto who is the Head coach of the Kumasi-based Club of the Century, Kumasi Asante Kotoko. Asante Kotoko finished second (2nd) in the domestic league and lost the crown marginally to their rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the 2020/2021 league season. He joined the club in the middle of the season with the hopes of grabbing the crown.
Collaborator mentor of Asante Kotoko, Johnson Smith demands he will possibly work with four parts in the current crew in case he is made perpetual mentor. The Porcupine Warriors finished the season trophyless, bringing up issues about the nature of players. Lead trainer Mariano Barreto has been in the media over the most recent couple of days yelling about the group and the administration of the club.He even condemned the club for marking Brazilian forward Michael Vinicius.
After failing to win the Ghana Premier League in the just ended season, Asante Kotoko continue to dominate discussions for the bad reasons. This is as a result of pronouncements made by head coach Mariano Barreto. Are his claims an embarrassment to the Ghanaian giant or the reality?
Asante Kotoko CEO Nana Yaw Amponsah revealed that the club management and board are discussing the future of coach Mariano Barreto. The Portuguese coach is currently in his hometown of Portugal and should arrive in the country in the next few days to start the preseason game with the Porcupine Warriors.
Asante Kotoko mentor Mariano Barreto has conceded he didn't expect anything unique from Brazilian striker Micahel Vinicius. Vinicius who joined Kotoko in Spring was sacked following 78 days and scored only one objective for the Porcupine Heroes As per Barreto, he was astonished when the administration educated him that they had gained the administrations of a 'top Brazilian'.