Asante Kotoko is not a big team – Mariano Barreto at it again

Mariano Barreto

Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto may be on his way out of judging by his utterances about the club.

Just a week after saying 's Adako Jachie training ground is unbefitting of a big club because players ease themselves in bushes, he has made a controversial statement that is expected to irk Kotoko's large fan base.

According to the former coach, Kotoko is only a big name and not a big team, as they are usually referred to.

“I know Asante Kotoko fans won't be happy with this but I must say it,” Barreto said in an interview with Nhyira FM.

“Asante Kotoko is only a big name and not a not a big team because they lack so many things a big team should be having.

“A big team should be having their own physiotherapy room, a strong team, philosophy, video room amongst other infrastructure.”

Kotoko appointed Barreto in March with the hope that his experience would help the club win the Ghana and .

But, after a great start, his side suffered a dip in form and that saw them lose the top spot in the league to fierce rivals and get kicked out of the cup at the semi-final stage by Berekum . understands that Kotoko management are not convinced of allowing him to lead the team for next season.

Source: Enoch Fiifi Forson||Ghana

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