Ghana Premier League giants, Kumasi Asante Kotoko have appointed Prosper Narteh Ogum as head coach. The 43-year old joins the Porcupine warriors on a two-year deal.
The former WAFA head coach, comes in to replace Mariano Barreto who has been relieved of his duties following misunderstandings with the Kumasi based club.
About Prosper Narteh Ogum
Prosper Narteh Ogum (born 5 November 1977) is a Ghanaian football manager who currently serves as head coach of Ghana Premier League side West African Football Academy and assistant coach of Ghana A’ national football team. He previously coached Ghanaian team Ebusua Dwarfs.
He is a lecturer at the University of Cape Coast Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER). Ogum holds a CAF License A badge
Elmina Sharks qualified into the Ghana Division One League in 2013, thanks to Ogum’s efforts.
During a brief time in the Premier League with Ebusua Dwarfs in 2016, he quit to pursue his Doctor of Philosophy study (Ph.D).
He was named head coach of Karela United in October 2019, however the contract was cancelled due to conflicts with the management board.
He was named head coach of the West African Football Academy in December 2019, ahead of the 2019–20 Ghana Premier League season.
He guided WAFA to 10th place in the league rankings in his debut season before the season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He led WAFA to a third-place finish with 56 points in his second season, the 2020–21 season.