Felix Annan has opened up about his future with Asante Kotoko amid speculation that the goalkeeper will leave the Baba Yara Stadium due to falling out of favour with boss Maxwell Konadu.
Annan was dropped to the bench for seven of Kotoko’s last thirteen games before the season was suspended and later cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak, with Maxwell Konadu opting to play back-up goalkeeper Kwame Baah instead.
However, the former WAFA star insists that he has not thought of leaving the club if not guaranteed the no. 1 spot when football resumes as speculated and also outlined his determination to regain his place as the Reds’ no.1.- Advertisement –
“There’s no truth in it”, he responded to rumour stating he has told the Board and the technical team that he would leave the club if not guaranteed the no.1 spot.
He continued, “My target is to work and reclaim my position when football resumes but there’s no truth in those rumours. I’ve not met or had any meeting with any official at the club concerning those speculations”
The 25-year-old further talked about his relationship with head coach Maxwell Konadu, insisting that he has no rift with the boss but unsure of Maxwell Konadu’s side.
“Personally I have no issues with him [Maxwell Konadu] but if he rather has issues with me then I have no idea. I would have been bold to tell him if I have problems with him and he as well has not told me he has problems with me,” he said during an interview with German-based Topical Radio with former multimedia journalist, Frank Agyeam, Pipapipaman.
“As far I know, I have no problem with him but if he has with me, I really can’t tell because he has not disclosed that to me so whatever it is, he has the best answers to that because those people saying that do their analysis based on how they see it so he [Konadu] is the best person to give an explanation to them. He is the coach so if anything he should be bold to give that explanation when ask.”
Felix Annan joined Asante Kotoko first team in 2011 after a loan spell with Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord, now WAFA and was handed the captain’s armband last year after the departure of Amos Frimpong.