Record Ghanaian champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko have reportedly made initial contacts with four players of the Burkina Faso CHAN team, according to repors in the country.
The Porcupines are making frantic efforts to augment their squad in a bid to challenge for titles next season, and have thus begun negotiations with the Burkinabes over possible moves.
Asante Kotoko’s Executive Chairman, Kwame Kyei flew to Burkina Faso in a company of two other technical experts to scouts for some Burkinabe players.
Defender Traore Lassana, Midfielder Kabore Youssouf as well as Sawadogo Illase and danger-man Sylla Sydney Mohammed are all believed to have caught the preying eyes of the Kotoko scouts.
Ghana Sports sources understand the businessman who is in charge of the Reds has already began talks with parties involved in the possible transfer of the quartet from Burkina Faso.
Dr Kyei was in the stands throughout Ghana’s Black Stars B’s 2-2 draw their border neighbhours and watched the game alongside two technical experts who have rubber-stamped their transfer target.
The Porcupine Warriors will further assess the quartet when they feature for the Stallions against the Black Stars B at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in their reverse fixture during the weekend.
Asante Kotoko are not new to attracting players from the landlocked country.
The Reds have welcomed into their hub, Burkinabe stars like Ali Ouadrago, formerly of Etoile Filante , Soulama Abdoulaye and recently Halipha Sedogo