Does the issue of Gladson Awako and Hearts of Oak vindicate the management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko? One club that has found difficulties in dealing with players from Club Consult Africa is Kotoko and the management under Nana Yaw Amponsah. It was assumed that Nana Yaw Amponsah had issues with Yussif Chibsah who is well known to spearhead Ghanaian players under the agency.
What do you expect from Nana Yaw Amponsah’s second year with the Porcupine Warriors? His first season was an absolute failure when the club went trophy less and ended up being criticized from all fronts. Some of the things that went against the team was their signings.
The clock is ticking very fast and the day for reckoning is also beckoning for the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League champions, Accra Hearts of Oak to play in the second preliminary CAF Champions League game. The Phobians have been shaping up for the past weeks ahead of the all important clash over two legs.
One man’s meat is another man’s poison and one man’s poison could equally be another man’s meat. We are talking about football and a football club that has been in the news in the past months. The club we are talking about is Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
After winning everything that ought to be won in 2020/21 domestic season, Accra Hearts of Oak must leverage on the opportunity that lies ahead. As the sole representative of Ghana in 2021/22 CAF inter club competition, there are genuine routes available for the them to maximize revenue and reduce cost of participating Africa Champions League.
Reports in the local media has it that, angry Kumasi Asante Kotoko board of directors have clashed with the CEO, Nana Yaw Amponsah, for not informing them before offloading eight players which included Emmanuel Gyamfi. According to the report, majority of the board members voted against the dismissal of Emmanuel Gyamfi on their last meeting.
Trouble seems to be brewing in the camp of Asante Kotoko after their failure to win the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League. The Porcupine Warriors were one of the clubs tipped to claim the league title as they have waited for eight seasons without a domestic trophy. The record Ghana Premier League holders equally had an aim of clinching the MTN FA Cup to finish the season with the double.
Chief Executive Officer of Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah, has named Steven Appiah, as Black Stars’ most outstanding Captain. Although he believes each of the captains had their fair share of challenges under distinct eras, he said the union with which he (Steven Appiah) held the players of his time together was outstanding.
In what appears to be a candid opinion from Asante Kotoko Chief Executive Officer Nana Yaw Amponsah about working for arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak, the supporters of the rainbow club have descended heavily on the Chief Executive Officer. Nana Yaw Amponsah may have been dealing with reality, but that did not sit well the large following of the Accra-based club.
Asante Kotoko tranfer situation is the most sought-after news in our local football. The coming season begins in October. After monitoring the various sports shows and outlets, we have compiled updates on Kotoko transfers. Credit to all the stations doing their best to get fans positively charged, ahead of the new season.
Nana Yaw Amponsah has emphatically ruled himself out of any agreement with Accra Hearts of Oak when his mandate at Kumasi-based Asante Kotoko expires. The 38-year-old Chief Executive Officer of the Porcupine warriors noted that the new life the Kotoko Sporting Club has imbibed in him will hinder him from nurturing the club’s prime rival.
Being the record holders of the Ghana Premier League with 23 titles, it will certainly be disappointing to miss out on the 2020/21 title. Asante Kotoko were tipped as one of the clubs to win the league title judging from their massive recruitment and sponsorship drive of the Nana Yaw Amponsah led administration.
Asante Kotoko got the Club of the Century, yet it had never put a number and database to prove the weight of its supporters base. We just hear speculations, some say they are around 8 million. The current NCC chairman Mr. Christopher Damenya had a vision to settle the issue once and for all.
The controversial CEO in Ghana now with the Kotoko family has stated it point blank and have introduced a way of making sure that, there is enough space for him to operate. With all his commitment as a CEO, he still fight for a place to continue his work which is been the talked about in Ghana now.
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.
The Ghanaian football calendar is soon to be over. For some clubs, it is already done and dusted. Depending on the season's performances, heads are going to roll in certain teams while others congratulate themselves for a good job done. It has now become a tradition for Asante Kotoko to always witness blame games after every unsuccessful season.
This is becoming something else, seeing the GFA pestering Kumasi Asante Kotoko in all manner of ways show that the FA is up to something. The issue of Nana Yaw Amponsah with the FA has graduated to encompass the whole fraternity of Kumasi Asante Kotoko. People like me never thought the FA will be against Kumasi Asante Kotoko, but the current developments insinuate the claims.
Accra Hearts of Oak need four points from their last three matches to be crowned the 2020/21 Ghana premier league champions. This follows rivals, Asante Kotoko’s 1-1 draw against King Faisal at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in match day 32. The Porcupine Warriors have not won the league title for the past eight seasons and were tipped as one of the clubs to claim this season’s title following the appointment of Chief Executive, Nana Yaw Amponsah which culminated in a massive investment and sponsorship drive to the club.
Disgracing as Referee in Ghana Second tier league chased like Common Thief for awarding Penalty to away team. Acording to the report, Referee Maxwell Hanson run a race of his life in Sunyani when angry Supporters suspected to be those of Brong Ahafo United. Pounced on him for awarding a penalty against their side in the Ghana Division one league match against Real Tamale United at the Sunyani Coronation park.
Nana Yaw Amponsah is very confused. Baretto is at post and he wants to appoint another coach. Things are beginning to unfold at Kumase Asante Kotoko. Chief Executive Officer Nana Yaw Amponsah yesterday addressed the media on what is going on at the club and wile some are impressed many are those feeling very disappointed.