Profile of Coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani

Coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani
Coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani

Mas-Ud Didi Dramani was born 3rd of March 1966. He is a football coach and a retired Ghana international football player. He is the Head coach of the Asante Kotoko. Didi is also a senior Confederation of African Football (CAF) instructor and assessor of coaches. He is also the formal Head coach of the Ghana National under 17 team where he qualify for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan and won a bronze medal.


Didi began his youth career with Bolga Soccer Masters at Bolgatanga in the Upper East region of Ghana. He then continued at Tamale Hearts Babies in the Northern region of Ghana. Didi began his professional career with the Real Tamale United (RTU), and later became the captain of the club. He then proceeded to Cape Coast Abusua Dwarf for a short while and returned to his beloved club RTU in 1998 and retired from active football in 2000.


After his playing career, Didi Left for the University of Education in Wineba in Ghana to study Physical Education (PE) with Football Coaching as his major. He returned to Kumbugun Senior High School in Tamale to become a PE teacher. Whilst teaching he Founded Guan United and became the Head coach for a Division 2 side. Under him the club qualified for the National Division 1 league and qualified 3 times for the Division 1 league play-off (Middle league) three times.

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Didi was appointed as the assistant coach of Ghana’s Women Nation team, the Black Queen in 2009 to 2011. Whilst with the queens he worked also for Right to Dream Academy Akosombo in the Eastern Region of Ghana 2010-2012 as a Coach Educator. He left the academy when he was appointed as the Head coach of the Ghana’s Women U-17 Nation team, the Black maiden in 2012. In August 2012 Didi signed for Asante Kotoko.

He later managed the Ghana women’s team and then left to Danish club FC Nordsjælland.


Didi Started his coaching Certification in 2002 with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Basic coaching certificate and followed it with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Intermediate Coaching Certificate and the CAF High Level Coaching Certificate in 2003 and 2005 respectively. He continued to do his CAF License ‘C’ in 2007. Didi then participated in the 31st and 32nd International DFB (German Football Association) coaching courses in Hennef, Germany, and received the International DFB Coaching Certificates “B” and “A” in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He continued to do his CAF License ‘B’ and ‘A’ Certifications in 2009 and 2012 respectively in Ghana. Whilst Didi was pursuing his certification as a coach he was also striving to become a coaches instructor. He attained his CAF Regional Coaches Instructor’s Certificate in 2011, Full Instructor’s certificate in 2012 and he has become a CAF Senior Coaches Instructor and Assessor, a certificate he attained in 2013.

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Didi is the 2013-2014 first Capital Plus Premier League coach of the year after aiding Asante Kotoko to win the League title for the Second consecutive season. A price he won during the 2012–2013 season when He won His first League trophy with Asante Kotoko. Didi again is the winner of the 2014 MTN FA cup coach of the year award. He won the SWAG coach of the year in 2012 following his exploit with the Black maiden of Ghana in Azerbaijan where the team become the first African team to win a medal which was bronze.


2013-2014 first Capital Plus Premier League coach of the year

2014 MTN FA Cup coach of the year .

SWAG coach of the year in 2012 .



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