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19.09.2021 Football News

BREAKING NEWS: Asante Kotoko appoint Prosper Narteh Ogum as new head coach on a two-year deal

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
BREAKING NEWS: Asante Kotoko appoint Prosper Narteh Ogum as new head coach on a two-year deal
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Ghana Premier League powerhouse, Asante Kotoko have announced the appointment of Prosper Narteh Ogum as the new head coach of the club ahead of the 2021/22 Ghana football season.

The soft-spoken gaffer joined the Porcupine Warriors on a two year deal from West Africa Football Academy [WAFA].

Ogum replaces Portuguese trainer, Mariano Barreto, was parted ways with the club on Friday evening mutually after just six months in charge of the club.

Barreto, who was named as Maxwell Konadu's successor on a one and half year deal steered the club to a second position last season and failed to defend their MTN FA Cup, losing to Berekum Chelsea in the quarterfinals to end the 2020/21 season trophyless.

Narteh is expected to name his own backroom staff with the current technical team expected to be dissolved.

The University of Cape Coast lecturer guided WAFA to a third-place finish in the just ended Ghana Premier League season accumulating 56 points in what appears the best season for the academy lads since they joined the premiership.

Prosper Narteh Ogum is a Sports Psychologist and Educationist. He has previously handled UCC Soccer Team, Elmina Sharks, Dwarfs and Karela United.

Dr Ogum is currently the deputy manager for the Ghana Black Stars B.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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