Coach Prosper Nartey bids farewell Kotoko

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Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach, Prosper Nartey Ogum, has bid farewell to the club days after he officially ended his stay with porcupine warriors.

The 44-year-old joined the reds before the start of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League Season.

But after 10 months with the reigning Ghanaian champions, Prosper Nartey called it quit.

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This was after he decided to leave the club over alleged differences between himself and some management members of the club.

In his farewell message, he said the moments shared with the porcupines shall remain in his heart forever.

“My journey at Kotoko was short-lived but the varied experience during this period will always remain dear. The passion, warmth, and love I was welcomed with made me feel at home. Indeed, my dream of becoming a kotoko coach, which I constantly told my students, had come to reality. Though enthused about joining one of the biggest clubs in Africa, I knew I was brought there for a reason. The mission was to deliver.

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“Our journey, as a team, met some obstacles when we lost some matches and missed out trophies, but we continually enjoyed the unflinching support of the fabulous family and soared.

“The backing of our supporters over memorable wins at Dormaa, Tarkwa, and Sogakope made us feel like champions. Our efforts were crowned with winning the Ghana Premier League after eight (8) years making Kotoko the best club for the season,” Prosper Nartey wrote.

He used the medium and shows his appreciation to the family of the club for the honor done him to serve the club.

“I extend my warmest appreciation to His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Board and Management of the Club for the opportunity, belief, and trust reposed in me and my team and made my dream a reality.

“To the Technical and Medical Team, the Legends as well as the Playing Body, I am most grateful for your support. To the supporters, I doff my hat to you. You truely stood with me and sincerely inspired me.”

Prosper Nartey Ogum added “I have always felt loved, cherished, and valued. Your passion for the club was my inspiration.

According to him taking Kumasi Asante Kotoko to Africa and defending the league trophy was his aim but it is regrettable on his part to leave midstream but believes his departure is for the best interest of the Club.

“If any action of mine caused any pain, I am sorry. You are and will remain family! Truthfully, I am humbled and hope our paths cross again,” the former WAFA and Kumasi Asante Kotoko expressed.

Prosper Nartey Ogum excelled in his first season at the Kumasi-based side and guided them to win the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League title.


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