Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been crowned the MTN Otumfuo Cup winners after edging past Ivorian club Asec Mimosas whom they put a goal past.
The May 26 encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday was intense and unsettling till striker Stephen Nyarko’s header in the 29th minute handed the porcupine warriors the much needed goal they coveted to make their patron proud.
When it concluded, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, sports minister; Isaac Asiamah and executives of MTN presented the trophy to skipper Felix Annan.
Asec’s Sako Oumar was adjudged the best defender of the day, with Traore Benne Adama emerging as the Best Player of the match.
Nyarko was rewarded with a Samsung 6 Plus from headline sponsors MTN, for his efforts.
The match was part of activities commemorating the 20th Anniversary reign of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II who is also the life patron of the Kotoko club.