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Nana Yaw Amponsah on the edge as Kotoko board defers announcement on new CEO to next month

Published on: 29 June 2020
Nana Yaw Amponsah on the edge as Kotoko board defers announcement on new CEO to next month
Nana Yaw Amponsah

Nana Yaw Amponsah will know his fate on whether he will be handed the Asante Kotoko Chief Executive job at the end of next month (July).

According to Kumasi-based Oyerepa FM, the former Ghana FA presidential candidate has been informed by the newly-constituted board of directors chaired by Dr Kwame Kyei.

The Phar Rangers president is the overwhelming favourite to land the prestigious job.

Amponsah is said to have convinced the Kotoko board about his credentials and capabilities.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon, and a Master's Degree in Sports Law and Practice from the Leicester DE Monort University, UK.

Amponsah has also been given the opportunity to pursue a PhD in Sports Leadership at the Concordia University in United States of America (USA).

From 2008 to 2018, he was a Licensed Player Agent/Intermediary and transferred over 50 players from Ghana and almost 100 across the globe, which brought huge revenues to Ghanaian Clubs in the process.

He is the Chairman of Ghana Division One Club Phar Rangers FC from 2016 to present and also a Licensed Players' Agent/Intermediary from 2008 to 2018.

The Prestigious 40 Under 40 awardee, is the Director of Football for Phar Partnerships from 2014 to Present and the Founder and CEO of Cornny Drinks Limited.

He is an expert in the areas of Commercial Aspects of Sports, Sports and Ethics, Sports Governance, Representing the Athlete/Player and Sports Regulatory Regimes & Sports Rights, and ambush marketing.

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