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Joining Asante Kotoko is ‘a dream come true’ – Samuel Asamoah

He signed a three-year contract with the club.

Newly signee of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Samuel Asamoah, has stated that getting to wear the fabulous colours is a realisation of his dream that pleases him greatly.

According to the 23-year-old enterprising right-back playing for the Porcupine Warriors had always been a childhood dream.

Asamoah’s move to Kotoko was formally announced on Thursday, August 17, 2023, by the club after completing his medicals and agreed terms with the team.

He signed a three-year contract with the Porcupine Warriors from Ghana Premier League returnees Bofoakwa Tano.

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His addition to the Kumas-based club becomes the fourth signing in Prosper Narteh Ogum’s defensive reinforcement following the acquisition of Yahaya Dawuni, Nanabeyin Amoah, and Ansu Henry.

He also adds to the total number of signees (six) by the club in the ongoing transfer window after Yahaya Dawuni, Nanabayin Amoah, Andrews Ntim Manu, Kalo Ouattara and Henry Ansu respectively.

Speaking to the club’s website after completing his switch, Samuel Asamoah said he could not turn down the offer presented before him because donning Asante Kotoko’s red jersey to fulfil his footballing career had been more than a dream.

“This is a great step for me because it has been the club I have always prayed for, and to be here finally means a lot,” joyous Asamoah said as quoted by the club.

He stated his readiness to start playing for the club with great exploits in his quest to cement a legendary status at the Kumasi-based club.

“I know fans of Kotoko do not take their number-two position lightly because of names like Frank Amankwaa, Aziz Ansah and Amos Frimpong, but I will be ready to do my best to be remembered like these legends” he added.

Samuel Asamoah’s addition to the reds team underlines their eagerness to stabilised their defensive reinforcement in the 2023/24 football season.

He had a sensational season with Bofoakwa Tano, played a pivotal role in helping the Sunyani-based side secure Premier League qualification after a 16-year absence.

He made 18 appearances last season with five assists in the in Division One.

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