Ashanti Region based Kumasi Asante Kotoko have won the 2021/22 Ghana Premier league title with thre games to end the season. Coach Prosper Narteh Ogum and his men held Ashantigold to a one all draw on Obuasi to secure the trophy.
Kotoko will represent Ghana in next seasons CAF Champions league competition. Chief Executive Officer of the Club Nana Yaw Amponsah has called on the Government of Ghana led by His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo to support the Club in order to achieve continental Glory.
Speaking to Kumasi based Akoma Fm, this is what Nana Yaw Amponsah has to say.
“If the Government of the day is able to vote $6m or $8m for Black Stars for the Afcon, why can’t the same Government help clubs participating in Africa with a $1m support.” He said as quoted by kickgh.com
“Winning the league only gives the winner $30000 which cannot play one home game in Africa, so the price money is not exciting.”
“No sponsorship for the league and we cannot use the same budget here to perform well in Africa. The likes of Al AhlyAl Ahly runs a budget of $90m a year, we at Kotoko this season at my time runs about $2m. So if we want to go and do well, we should prepare and have the support of the entire nation.
“However, I will like to send a message to the entire nation, His Excellence Nana Addo Danquah that Ghana used to have four slots in Africa, but now we have two due to the fact that we don’t really performed well when we go.”
“When Kotoko goes to Africa this time around, we are not only there for the interest of the club but the entire nation.”
Kotoko will play it’s next game against Accra Great Olympics in the Ghana Premier league week 32 at the Accra Sports Stadium.