Meet Evelyn Nsiah-Asare: The Only Woman On The Asante Kotoko Board Of Directors

Evelyn Nsiah-Asare, Asante Kotoko Board Member

The life patron of Asante Kotoko, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has set up a nine-member Board of Directors to steer affairs of the Reds and among them is Ms Evelyn Nsiah-Asare.

The distinguished female football administrator will be complementing the efforts of the other eight male board members to help the club return to the elite.

Evelyn’s marvellous knowledge in the game saw her on the Organizing Committee of the 2019 Normalization Committee Special Competition, which had former Black Stars defender Samuel Osei Kuffour as the chairman.

She has over 18 years of experience in football administration – she is the President of Nana Afia Kobi Ampem Ladies Sporting Club in Kumasi.

She is highly educated with a Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management as well as first degrees in Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports. She also holds a 1st Degree in Procurement Management and currently going through M.phil, Procurement Management to enable her to start her P.HD.

She was a Physical Education mistress for Serwaa Nyarko Girls Senior High School for four years in the Ashanti Region before heading to Atwima Kwawomma as Physical Education Coordinator.

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Evelyn Nsiah-Asare

The enterprising female football administrator has been a lecturer at the Procurement and Supply Chain Management Department at the Sunyani Technical University since 2012. She’s the sport manager of Sunyani Technical University.

In the media circles, Madam Evelyn Nsiah Asare has worked with 6 media houses across the country.

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Evelyn Nsiah-Asare granting an interview

Her interest in journalism cannot be overemphasized, she was a radio presenter and analyst at Fox FM (Kumasi), Assistant Head of Sports at Space FM (Sunyani) and Radio Sports Presenter and Analyst at Kapital Radio (Kumasi), Analyst on Metro FM and Kessben FM as well as Trust TV.

In 2007, Madam Evelyn Nsiah Asare, Nana Bayin Eyison, Madam Habiba Atta and Coach Oti Akenteng took the Black Damsels to Switzerland for FIFA U-14 exhibition tournament and won the cup.

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Evelyn Nsiah-Asare

She became a Management Committee Member for the national women U17 in 2012 and after some years, she was moved to U20 as a Management Committee Member till 2017 when she became a Welfare Officer for the Senior National Women’s team, Black Queens.

She has attended all courses that are needed in sports as an administrator. She started from the Ben Koffie four year business and development plan course.

Also she partook in the FIFA Women’s grassroots coaching course from 2010 organized by the world football governing body, FIFA. She recently attended the Sports Administration and Management Course organized by National Sports College in Winneba and has attained a CAF license C coaching certificate.

She was a Local Organizing Committee Member in the AWCON 2018 held in Ghana.

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Evelyn Nsiah-Asare in the dressing room.

She was also named to be interviewed as a member of the Normalisation Committee but due to her engagement with the Black Queens and the LOC then, she backed-out.

Madam Evelyn Nsiah Asare has seen it all in the football industry and delegates will do Ghana football some good by electing her as women’s representative on the executive council of the Ghana Football Association on October 25th, 2019.

Congrats, ma’am.


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