Ghana Premier giants, Asante Kotoko, has in a tweet announced a partnership with English Premier League side Southampton FC.
The move is for the Kumasi-based club to grow its portfolio of International Club Partners.
Kotoko in a statement said signed by its CEO, Nana Yaw Amponsah said “This partnership enables us to plug Asante Kotoko into Southampton in such a way that Kotoko functions like Southampton. Kotoko would have everything Southampton has but to a level that reflects our different budgets. I believe that with the expertise and resources available at Southampton, we can tap into this and develop our setup to look and feel professional like Saints.
Asante Kotoko SC becomes Southampton’s first professional club partnership in Africa adding to a range of partners across North America, the Middle East, Australia, and Japan.
Below are the tweets from both clubs announcing the partnership: