The two teams played an outstanding Match Week 3 of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League encounter at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday where Accra Great Olympics beat the Porcupine Warriors by a goal to nil.
Veteran forward Gladson Awako assisted Michael Yeboah to score in the 54th minute in what eventually handed Great Olympics a massive 1-0 win over Asante Kotoko.
Courtesy of the results, Asante Kotoko has declined to 11th on the standings of the Ghana Premier League while Great Olympics move to 5th.
The aftermouth news emanating from the camp of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Club after their defeat in the hands of the Wonder Boys have been bad.
Just after the game, Kotoko officially released a letter confirming the axing of Maxwell Konadu from his duty as the head coach.
Manager Maxwell Konadu was sacked twelve months after his appointment. The 48-year-old Ghanaian had been in his second spell at the club, taking charge in 10th December.
As if the sacking of Konadu was not enough, Kotoko’s Communications Manager, Moses Antwi Benefo has also left his post after just four months at office.
The astute broadcast journalist tendered his resignation letter to the Club’s CEO Nana Yaw Amponsah on Friday evening.
PJ Mozey as he is popularly known left his post after deteriorating relationship with CEO, Nana Yaw Amponsah as both do not agree with the sacking of Maxwell Konadu.
The former communication director was earlier in the morning defending the gaffer and the playing body on various media platforms, assuring the fans of hope only for the coach to be sacked later in the evening.
The doze of the defeat seem to have hit the Porcupine Warriors so hard as rumours circulating in the Ghanaian football atmosphere says that the club’s Chief Executive Officer, Nana Yaw Amponsah popularly known as NYA might also vacate his office but the romours could not be emphatic as to whether it will be a sack like that of manager Maxwell Konadu or it will be a resignation as that of Communication Director, Moses Antwi Benefo.
Rumours circulating also has it that there seem to be a rift between the management body and the playing body as the players do not agree with the sacking of the coach Maxwell Konadu.
According to sources, the players told the management of the club even if they bring Pep Guardiola, they won’t get the results they want.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko faces Dreams FC next at the Dawu Theater of Dreams on Sunday before taking on Sudan giant’s Al Hilal in the CAF Champions League first league clash on Wednesday. The Porcupine Warriors will then play their last outstanding match against Medeama Sporting Club on Sunday.
The team will be led by interim coach Johnson Smith as the club put measures in place to get a new technical head.