What has Kotoko learned from the previous managements that have taken the position to sign players just to the start of the season. One thing that haunted the administration of Dr. Kwame Kyei was the 57 players he signed under his tenure as the Executive Chairman of the club in just three years.
Ghana Premier League clubs are shaping up fervently for the coming season. All Premier League teams have the aspiration of making an impact in the competition. Transfer issues will be part of team’s story along the preparations. Asante Kotoko have had some players linked with them while other players are reportedly leaving 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.
Controversies can never be alienated from the operations of a football club. It appears Asante Kotoko are on the way of witnessing another internal wrangling following a viral report of the exit of some senior players. Reliable sources noted of a call by some Board of Directors to coach Prosper Ogum for reasons behind the departure of senior players such as Emmanuel Gyamfi.
Prosper Ogum has told Kotoko to sign two players The management of Asante Kotoko is poised to replace Mariano Barreto with WAFA manager, Prosper Ogum and the 44 year old tactician has started rolling out his plans for the club. Prosper Ogum has reportedly told the hierarchy of Kotoko to get him two talented players as he prepares to take the job.
Things did not go as planned for Accra Hearts Of Oak as their party got interrupted following a defeat against West Africa Football Academy. Hearts Of Oak who were playing away from home in Sogakope started the game on a brighter note dominating possession and seeing much of the football.