Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko has parted ways with head coach Maxwell Konadu, the club announced Friday morning.
The decision follows Kotoko’s 1-0 defeat to Accra Great Olympics at the Accra Sports Stadium on Thursday night.
Kotoko have struggled to make an impact in the ongoing Ghana Premier League season winning one in their last four matches played.
A club statement reads: “Management of Asante Kotoko Sporting Club wishes to inform the general public that it has decided to part ways with Coach Maxwell Konadu as its Head Coach with immediate effect.
“Coach Johnson Smith has been appointed to lead the team in the interim.”
Coach Johnson Smith will lead the team when they travel to Dawu to play Dreams FC in the matchday 6 fixtures on Sunday.
He will also be in charge when the Reds play Al Hilal at the Accra Sports Stadium in their Caf Champions League preliminary round games.
The Porcupine Warrors are currently occupying the 11th position on the league log with five points.161