Asante Kotoko are ready to register Mawuli Osei Tuglo after finally reaching a breakthrough in negotiations with the experienced striker.
The left-footed goal poacher is a free agent and requires to provide documentation which proves his status before Kotoko can complete his registration on the Transfer Matching System (TMS).
Osei Tuglo, 28, was one of the trialists who began preseason with the Porcupine Warriors in December last year.
He hugely impressed coach Steven Polack and his technical team who quickly recommended his immediate signing but management of the Porcupine Warriors failed to meet the player’s demands.
Footy-Ghana.com understands that during initial negotiations, the club proposed to pay the former Liberty Professionals trainee no sign-on fees but only a fixed salary, an offer he turned down and packed his luggage back to his base in Accra.
The chapter looked to have been closed on the striker until after last Sunday’s Caf Confederation Cup clash with Cara Brazzaville, a game which further exposed the club’s striking deficiencies.
Both parties, we are told, returned to the negotiation table and finally reached an agreement on Monday.
Born October 2, 1989, Mawuli Osei Tuglo broke through the Liberty Professionals junior ranks. In July 2008, he was one of the standout players when the club participated in the Gothia Cup.
He went on to keep his place in the senior team where he enjoyed topflight football till 2011 when he decided to continue his trade abroad.
Osei Tuglo moved to Israel where he played for six seasons, featuring for clubs like Hapoel Ashkelon, Ironi Kiryat Shmona (loan), Hapoel Haifa, Hapoel Bnei Lod, Hapoel Nazareth Illit and Maccabi Sha’arayim, a side he joined for half-a-season ending summer 2017.
During his six-year stay in Israel, Mawuli Osei Tuglo bagged 45 goals in 116 appearances.