Kotoko plan a move for Al Merreikh star Augustine Okrah
Kotoko are plotting a sensational move for Al Merreikh attacking midfielder Augustine Okrah.
Okrah has two months left on his existing deal and has confirmed he will not renew his contract, the player's representative Francis Addai has revealed.
The former Bechem United hugely talented midfielder is reported to be interested in a move to Kumasi with both parties expected to reach an agreement in the coming days.
“Augustine Okrah has two months left on his contract at Al Merreikh , he called me his club wanted to extend the contract but he told me because of the tension in Sudan he is not ready to renew his contract,” Addai told Kumasi-based FOX FM.
“He told me issues I cannot discuss on radio I understand him, his relationship with Al Merreikh is excellent but he has decided to part ways peacefully with the club.
“Officially Kotoko is the only club in Ghana who has officially enquired the services of the player and the player is willing to play for Kotoko. For now his team is in Tunisia preparing for a CAF Confederations cup game and when he returns to Sudan we will be putting final touches to the deal.”
The 23-year-old won the Goal king crown during the 2013/14 Premier League season.