Champion club Asante Kotoko has announced a 20-man squad for Sunday's titanic league duel with rivals Accra Hearts of Oak. Coach Seydou Zerbo will hope for a win in their first game of the season as Kotoko welcomes the Phobians to the Garden City. This betPawa Premier League Matchday Three fixture, will be played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi with the game live on television.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko faced their arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the 'Super Clash' match over the weekend. The match ended in a one all draw with both sides not being clinical enough to win the game. Coach Seydou Zerbo was full of praise for his players and also highlighted where they could have done better.
Champion club Asante Kotoko will trek to Sunyani on Sunday to play Bofoakwa Tano in a in a season friendly as they await for the resumption of the 2022/23 campaign. The game will be played at the Coronation Park, where some great battles have been fought between the pair in the past on the domestic scene.
Ugandan international striker Steven Dese Mukwala scored twice as Ghana Champions Asante Kotoko beat Kozoya SC 4-1 in a club friendly played on Friday morning. The game was played at their Adako Jachie training complex near Kumasi as Kotoko prepare for the resumption of the betPawa Premier League competition.
On Sunday, September 18th, 2022, Kumasi Asante lost in penalty shootouts to Burkina Faso champions, Rail Club du Kadiogo, at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Dramane Kambou's goal from a deflected free kick in the 16th minute tied the game 1-1 on aggregate, but Babayouré Aboubacar Sawadogo, the goalie, rose to the occasion and blocked off three penalty attempts at Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
Justice Nkuku Blay, a beloved midfielder for Kumasi Asante Kotoko, made his first appearance following his recovery in a friendly match. Owing to a court injunction halting the 2022–2023 BetPawa Premier League, Asante Kotoko and Techiman Liberty contested a friendly match on Wednesday morning. At the beginning of the BetPawa Premier League's second round, Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogum had the midfielder resigned back to the league champions.
Champion club Asante Kotoko has completed their first training session at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi ahead of this Sunday's African Champions League game. The Porcupines, will host Burkina Faso champions Rail Club de Kadiogo at that venue in a second leg preliminary round encounter, leading 1-0 from the first leg tie played in Cotonou, Benin on Monday.
Ghana champions Asante Kotoko has resumed training ahead of the continuation of the 2022/23 football season. The campaign, was put on hold to make way for Ghana's participation in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qater which saw the Black Stars exit the competition at the group stage.
Ghana champions Asante Kotoko defeated lower tier side Techiman Liberty FC 5-1 on Wednesday morning as they continued with their preparations for the resumption of the betPawa Premier League. The Porcupines, have now scored 12 goals in three separate friendly matches since the season was put on hold following the court action taken by AshantiGold SC against the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
Asante Kotoko coach Seydou Zerbo insists his side has made significant improvements since the betPawa Premier League was put on hold. The former Burkina Faso national team coach said he expects this to have a telling effect on his side when the season resumes. "We've worked hard and used this break period to raise the levels of all the players," Coach Zerbo told the club media.
Seydou Zerbo of Burkina Faso, the new head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, took charge of his debut BetPawa Premier League match and drew 1-1 at home against Accra Hearts of Oak. He suffered a defeat to Rail Club du Kadiogo in his first game at Baba Yara Sports Stadium in a CAF Champions League second leg, but he fared better in the first Super Clash of the Ghanaian football season.
Asante Kotoko, the champions of the Ghana Premier League, were ousted from the CAF Champions League by RC Kadiogo of Burkina Faso. Following a 1-1 aggregate score after Sunday's second leg at the Baba Yara Stadium, the Porcupine Warriors were defeated by their opponents on penalties.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko gaffer Seydou Zerbo, is very optimistic his side are in good shape to compete when the league resume. The Porcupine Warriors has been training intensively to prepare for the yet to resume Betpawa Premier League season. The Porcupine has been playing series of friendly game at the Adako Jachie training ground to get prepared for the League.
Asante Kotoko coach Seydou Zerbo said his side is still work in progress despite their unbeaten start to the 2022/23 season. The Porcupines, are undefeated in the three matches they have played as they seek to defend the league title they won last season. They have won two and drawn one in the four matches old betPawa Ghana Premier League, and do have a game in hard, against Bechem United on Thursday.
Veteran coach and ex-Ghana international, Karim Zito says Kotoko suffered the CAF Champions League elimination due to the late arrival of their trainer. The Porcupine Warriors were led to the CAF Champions League by Burkinabe coach, Seydou Zerbo who replaced Prosper Narteh Ogum. Karim Zito spoke on yesterday’s edition of the Gold Talk Sport.
Ex-Asante Kotoko midfielder, Daniel Nii Adjei has urged Hearts of Oak to learn from the mistakes of his former club. The Porcupine Warriors parted ways with coach Prosper Narteh Ogum and ended up exiting the CAF Champions League under Burkinabe coach, Seydou Zerbo. The Phobians repeated Kotoko’s dose by separating from coach Samuel Boadu and are down by 3-0 in the first leg CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers against RC Kadiogo of Burkina Faso.
"Football Language Is Universal," Zerbo Stated In Reply To Fears About The Language Barrier In Ghana
The new head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Seydou Zerbo, nicknamed "Krol" after a Dutch tactician, is confident that he will still be able to handle the Ghanaian-based football club. He has been allowed to interact with the Ghanaian media through an interpreter; his most recent post-match interview with StarTimes was last Wednesday versus Nsoatreman FC.
Asante Kotoko head coach Seydou Zerbo said he is very impressed with the team's setup presently and believes they are in line to achieve success this season. The former Burkina Faso national team coach, has endured a difficult start to his reign as helmsman of the Porcupines as they existed the CAF Champions League competition at the first hurdle.
Asante Kotoko head coach Seydou Zerbo has named a 22-man squad for their African Champions League game with Rail Club de Kadiogo of Burkina Faso on Monday. The former Burkina Faso national team coach, has left out five players for the trip to Benin to face the Burkinabe champions in a first leg preliminary round encounter.
Ghana champions Asante Kotoko regrouped today after their exploits in the African Champions League were not enough to get them to the next round of the competition last Sunday. The Porcupines were knocked out on penalties by Burkina Faso champions Rail Club du Kadiogo at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to exit the campaign at the preliminary round stage.