Ghana's most authoritative soccer website

Stephen Amankona: Kotoko reach deal to sign attacker for $35,000

Berekum Chelsea star man, Stephen Amankona is heading to Asante Kotoko ahead of the 2021/22 football season. understands that an agreement over a $35,000 transfer fee has been struck between the two clubs, 30% less than the initial price quoted by the Bibires.

Our sources further indicate that the two clubs have already settled on a payment plan and the final bit of the negotiations is a settlement on the cedi-to-dollar rate to be applied since Kotoko will be paying in Ghana cedis.

The winger – who scored 11 goals and provided 5 assists in 28 appearances in the 2020/21 GPL – has agreed on personal terms with Kotoko and is awaiting the go-ahead to undergo his medical.

For the Porcupines, the inclusion of Amankona to their set-up further strengthens their attacking lines which have been boosted by the inclusion of Inter Allies midfielder Richmond Lomotey. The club, in the past week, also announced signing centre-back Maxwell Agyemang from Mighty Royals.

The exciting bit of the transfer is Amankona’s age; 21 years.

He’s young enough and that’s important in the long-term plan for the Reds in local and continental competitions.

Asante Kotoko failed to win the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League and will be poised to wrestle the trophy from champions Hearts of Oak this season.


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More