Kotoko is a "Religion" and not just a football club-Eric Bekoe

By Michael Duah
Eric Bekoe
Kotoko is a Religion and not just a football club-Eric Bekoe

Former Asante Kotoko ace Eric Bekoe has added his voice to the notion that the Kumasi based club is a religion where players are expected to worship.

“I always advise people coming to Kotoko that we don't play Kotoko but we worship Kotoko”, Bekoe said in an interview with Kumasi based Ashh FM.

The issue of Kotoko being a religion first came into the public domain when the life patron of Kotoko Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, made the pronouncement some time ago.

Some players and followers of the club have since then been referring to the club as a religion. The latest to add to it is former goal poacher Eric Kwabena Bekoe.

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The former Petrojet striker indicated that he always advise players to see Kotoko as a religion if they get the opportunity to don the red and white jersey.

He further stressed that one needs to be committed and focused whiles playing for Kotoko because there are benefits that come with playing for the Porcupine Warriors.

“I saw Kotoko as a Religion and not just a football club when I was joining from Liberty Professionals. Being a Kotoko player, you have to be devoted and have in mind that you will benefit after Playing”. he ended
Eric Bekoe joined Kumasi Asante Kotoko before moving out of the country. He emerged as the top scorer having netted 17 goals in 23 appearances in the 2007/2008 Ghana premier league season and also the top scorer in the 2008 CAF Confederation Cup with 10 goals for the Porcupine Warriors.

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