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February 23, 2018 5:23 PM Asante Kotoko fire Steve Polack

Asante Kotoko have dismissed head coach Steve Polack following the club’s exit from the CAF Confederations Cup at the hands of CARA Club of Congo Brazzaville on Wednesday. Kotoko appointed Polack in May 2017 and he led them to win the 2017 MTN FA Cup after they beat Hearts of Oak 3-1 in Tamale. The feat qualified them to the CAF Confederation Cup. The club made the announcement 70

February 16, 2018 4:41 PM Hearts will struggle if my debts are not paid- Dong Bortey

Hearts of Oak legend Bernard Dong Bortey says the club will either never win the Ghana Premier League or struggle to survive relegation if they do not pay his an amount of GH¢7,000 they owe him. According to the 35 year old, the bonuses stretch as far back as 2004 where he helped Hearts to win the first edition of the CAF Confederation Cup. The player 81

February 12, 2018 6:09 PM Our finishing let us down- Yusif Abubakar

Aduana Stars Head Coach, Yusif Abubakar, has expressed discontent at his side’s below par finishing in their 1-0 loss to Libyan side Al Tahaddy in the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League on Sunday. The Dormaa-based club was guilty of squandering clear cut opportunities to equalize after Mahmoud Ali had given Al-Tahaddy an early 61

February 11, 2018 6:08 PM Confed Cup: 4 missed penalties as Kotoko edge CARA in first leg

Substitute Yakubu Mahama was the hero of the day, as his late penalty in a game of missed penalties gave Kotoko a narrow 1-0 first-leg advantage over CARA club of Congo in the CAF Confederation Cup first round game. Asante Kotoko started the stronger of the two sides and mounted pressure on the CARA defence immediately from kick off. Emmanuel Gyamfi 67

January 4, 2018 10:10 PM Mohammed Salah named African Player of the Year

Egypt and Liverpool star Mohammed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year 2017 at the AITEO CAF Awards Ceremony held in Accra on Thursday night. The 25-year old fended off competition from Liverpool teammate and Senegal international Sadio Mane who finished 2nd and Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who finished 3rd. He succeeds 77

November 24, 2017 1:29 PM Asante Kotoko to resume pre-season

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will begin their pre-season training in Kumasi on November 30 ahead of the 2017/2018 season. The FA Cup champions were given three weeks off following their commanding 3-1 victory over rivals Hearts of Oak in Tamale. Head coach Steve Polack flew out of the country last week on holiday and is expected back in the country next weekend 80

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 63

November 1, 2017 5:28 PM Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang and RB Leipzig's Keita nominated for 2017 African Player of the Year Award

Aubameyang, who won the award in 2015 and finished second in 2014 and 2016, is bidding to become only the sixth player to win the award more than once, while Keita is in the running for his first individual accolade after being named on a 30-player shortlist. Current head coaches and technical directors of the affiliated nations of the African Football 125

October 30, 2017 9:40 PM Kotoko chief Kyei confirms Pollack will stay on as coach

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Pollack is on the verge of signing a new deal with the club following his heroics on Sunday against Hearts of Oak in the Ghana FA Cup, according to the club's executive chairman Dr. Kwame Kyei. Pollack joined the Porcupine Warriors in mid-season following the departure of Zdravko Lugarusic, guiding them to finish fifth on the Ghana 107

October 30, 2017 1:25 PM Asante Kotoko Chief Dr. Kyei gives players ¢5,000 each for winning MTN FA Cup

Asante Kotoko Executive Board Chairman Dr. Kwame Kyei has rewarded his players with GH¢5,000 each for emerging winners of this year’s MTN FA Cup. A 3-1 win in the final over fierce rivals Hearts of Oak secured Asante Kotoko’s ninth Ghanaian FA Cup title on Sunday in Tamale. A stunning performance in the first-half saw Kotoko score three goals, all courtesy 106