Acting Kotoko chief Samuel Opoku Nti has insisted their star players will be going nowhere as they as they seek to challenge for the crown in Africa this season.
Midfield duo Jordan Opoku and Michael Akuffo as well as striker Seidu Bancey have been a subject of fevered speculation after a hugely impressive campaign.
The Porcupine warriors have been monstrous on the domestic scene winning a treble of Ghanaian league titles in the last three seasons.
The Porcupine warriors also won the double for the first time in their history last season after seeing of Inter Allies to lift their first ever MTN FA cup.
But despite the imperious form at home the porcupine warriors are yet to recapture the form which made them giants on the continent.
Kotoko fell to JSM Bejia two seasons ago before going down to Minors BYC from Liberia last season
Opoku Nti says they will hold on to their key players as they want to have an impact in Africa this season
“We will do all humanly possible to hold on to the core of the team,” the former Ghanaian international told GHANAsoccernet.com
“We had an incredible season last time out and we are looking forward to even having a much more successful season.
“Some players have been sorted out whiles we are working to get some
“The deserve the deals, just be rest assured we will keep the core of the team."