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Asante Kotoko: Edwin Tuffour calls for unity ahead of new season

Edwin Tuffour Frimpong is the captain of Ethiopian side, St. George S.C

Ethiopian-based Ghanaian footballer Edwin Tuffour Frimpong has counselled management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko on the need to make unity their foremost priority ahead of the 2023/24 football season.

He averred that arriving at a common goal is all the former Ghana Premier League champions need to strive for laurels and enable them to regain the club’s lost glory.

Edwin Tuffour, in his view, disunity only breeds setbacks, therefore differences should be the least thing to be considered among the porcupine brands.

According to the St. George S.C captain, once there is peaceful coexistence around the club, the club’s inconsistence performances in the domestic league shall be improved upon and see them competing at the highest level of continental football competitions.

“If you want to compete with the elite clubs on the continent, at least unity is also key, apart from financial stability,” the former Asante Kotoko player told Kessben TV.

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The robust defender furthered implored the stakeholders of the Kumasi-based club to ensure they do not repeat the mistake they made last season which affected their chances of winning the Ghana Premier League title.

In light of this, Edwin Tuffour Frimpong used the platform and encourage the team supporters to make it a habit and rally behind the team regardless any circumstances – whether good or bad times.

He observed also that though low turnout at match venues in the Ghana Premier League has become a concern for football enthusiasts in the country, the fabulous fanbase should show-up in their numbers during matches days and cheer the team up.

Edwin Tuffour Frimpong, a son of former Ghanaian International, Frimpong Manso, gave the advice ahead of the 2023/24 Ghana Premier League campaign whiles highlighting on the team chances of winning the converted title.

The player ever since he joined Saint Georges from Liberty Professionals in 2018 has been a key member of his team all season, starting almost every game.

He has captained them to a back-to-back premier league title in the Ethiopian League, the 2021/22 and 2022/23 seasons respectively.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko who finished fourth in last season’s GPL campaign will hope to better their performance in the upcoming season with coach Prosper Nartey Ogum at helm of affairs as head coach after a reunion.

They will kick start their new season in September at the Baba Yara sports stadium when they play host to newly promoted side Hearts of Lion.

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