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I will forever remain connected to Asante Kotoko – Danlad Ibrahim

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Former Asante Kotoko captain Danlad Ibrahim says he will forever remain to connected to club despite his departure.

The former Ghana youth goalkeeper has ended his eight-year spell with the Porcupine Warriors following the expiration of his contract.

Danlad is among the eighteen players who have been shown the exit door at the club.

After a disappointing run in the Ghana Premier League, the Ghanaian giants has now turned their focus towards the 2024/25 season with a major squad overhaul.

In a heartfelt farewell, the goalkeeper insisted he will remain connected to the Ghanaian giants despite his departing the club.

“An exciting journey comes to an end. It has been an honor playing for this great Club for 8 years and contributing to winning the Premier League, FA Cup, President Cup, most of the domestic cups, as well as competing in CAF championships.”

“In my first day joining this Great Club, I feel Privilege and proud. I fell in love with Kumasi where I understood that Asante Kotoko is a big family”

“Here I have grown not only as a professional player, but above all as a PERSON, but now I think it’s time for me to take the next step in my career”

“I would like to express my gratitude to everybody at Asante Kotoko, His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, The IMC, The Coaches, The staffs, my teammates and everybody else including the amazing supporters/Fans who made my time here so special and an experience I will never forget”

“I will remain forever connected to this great club, which shaped most of my Career” he wrote on Instagram.

Danlad joined Asante Kotoko in the 2016-17 season and made a significant contributions to the team. He has represented Ghana at various youth levels, including the U-17, U-20, and U-23 teams and the Black Stars proper.

His accolades include winning the Ghana Premier League in the 2021-22 season, the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in 2021, and the WAFU Zone B U-20 Tournament in 2020.

Individually, he has been honored with the Golden Glove at both the WAFU Zone B U-20 Tournament in 2020 and the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in 2021, as well as the Ghana Football Awards Goalkeeper of the Year in 2021.

During the 2023/24 Ghana Premier League season, Danlad Baidoo made thirteen appearances for Asante Kotoko.