Ashanti Gold SC

Ashanti Gold Sporting Club, best known under the foundation and Nicknames Obuasi Goldfields, is a Ghanaian football club based in Obuasi.


The club was founded in 1978 by employees of the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation under the name " Obuasi Goldfields ". Since the company refused to act as the main sponsor, had to be paid by the workers themselves at the beginning of times the salary of the players. Nevertheless, in 1984 succeeded in gaining the final of the Ghanaian Cup. It was then a major shareholder of the company, Lonmin plc, attentive to the club and hired a British coach. The team was placed in the first division, but due to lack of management of the club increasingly sank into chaos. Only after the Cup victory in 1993, it was possible to integrate the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation in the club. As a result, a British coach was hired again.

The following season they won the third place behind the dominant teams of Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak SC. A thirteen -member management has been installed and Ashanti Gold won the championship. Since in the following two years, each of the titles could be defended, Ashanti Gold is the first club of Ghana, who succeeded three times in a row to become champion. In 1997, the finals in the CAF Champions League, but they lost against the Moroccan representative Raja Casablanca on penalties.

In recent years, could not build on the successes you, mainly because many talented players moving to Europe. 2004 was called the club and is now called " Ashanti Gold Sporting Club".


  • Championship: 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96
  • Ghanaian Cup: Winner: 1993
  • Finalist: 1984
  • Finalist: 1997

Known player

Accra Hearts of Oak | Aduana Stars | All Stars FC | Amidaus Professionals | Asante Kotoko | Ashanti Gold | Bechem United | Berekum Chelsea | Ebusua Dwarfs | Sekondi Hasaacas | Heart of Lions | Inter Allies | King Faisal Babes | Liberty Professionals | Medeama SC | New Edubiase United

  • Ghanaian football club
  • Ashanti Region