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Official: Asante Kotoko sack head coach Kjetil Zachariasen

Asante Kotoko on Wednesday 13th November 2019 has officially parted ways with the head coach, Kjetil Zachariasen over lack of performance.

The Porcupine Warriors in an official statement has indicated that the Norwegian was sacked for failing to reach the group stages of the CAF Champions League and the Confederations Cup as stipulated in his contract.

“This is a final decision and is not subject to review. If you recall, Clause 7 of your employment contract set performance targets for you which included but not limited to the club reaching at least the group stages of the Champions League and the Confederations Cup competition which were set out particularly in sub-clause 7.1.4.1 and 7.1.5 respectively”.

It added that pursuant to clause 12, specifically sub-clauses 12.4 and 12.4.1, the club has terminated the appointment of the former AshantiGold trainer from his position as head coach of the side without any compensation and prior notice.

Following their elimination from CAF Confederations Cup, Kotoko has been in a battle with Kjetil Zachariasen who went AWOL after their 2-0 defeat to San Pedro in Ivory Coast.

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