Ghana Premier League club, Kumasi Asante Kotoko has officially announced the partnership with English Premier League club Southampton which will see the restructuring and development of Kotoko.
“Asante Kotoko is elated to announce a partnership with Southampton FC.
This groundbreaking partnership seeks to plug Kotoko into Southampton and ensure sustainable development.” Kotoko tweeted.
As part of the partnership, these are the key areas Kotoko stand to benefit from:
1. Development of the Kotoko Youth setup as Southampton has about the
best Youth Development Project in the world developing the likes of Alan
Shearer, Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, Adam Lallana, James Ward-Prowse,
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Luke Shaw, and many greats.
2. Improve Supporters engagement and mobilization through effective joint and exchange programs.
3. Commercial development and syndication through joint efforts.
4. Administrative and Operational structuring organization. We believe we can tap into the expertise and resources available at Southampton, to develop our setup to the professional level like the Saints.
“Southampton Football Club is delighted to welcome Asante Kotoko SC, one of the leading professional clubs in Africa, to its growing portfolio of International Club Partners.” The Saints mentioned.