Asante Kotoko Fact Sheet

1. Established in 1926 and rated amongst Africa’s glamour clubs.

2. Winners of the African Champions Cup in 1970 and 1983. They finished in finals of five further cups (record total seven)

3. Winners of Ghana first division: 1959, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993.

4. Winners of Ghana FA Cup: 1958, 1960, 1976, 1978, 1984, 1998.

5. The side was at the forefront of Ghana’s dominance of African football in the 1950s and 1960s providing most of the players in the Ghana national side, Black Stars, team of that era.

6. Two players have been named African footballer of the year. In 1971 Ibrahim Sunday and Karim Abdul Razak in 1978.

7. This club was ranked third in the Caf club of the century poll recently.

8. Prominent officials include the new Ghanaian president John Kufour.