Kotoko ex-Chairmen meet over crash victims support package

Dorothy Frances Ward, GNA

Kumasi, July 25, GNA – Past Board Chairmen,
Directors and IMC Members of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Club are to meet to
finalize the assistance and support package for players and officials, who were
recently involved in a tragic road crash.

A statement signed by Mr. Paul Adu Gyamfi, a
former Board Chairman and Convenor, said they would be meeting at the National
Secretariat of the Club at Odeneho-Kwadaso in Kumasi, on coming Friday, July

The bus carrying 16 players and officials of
the club, after a mid-week premier league match played against Inter Allies in
Accra, run into a KIA cargo truck at Nkawkaw at about 2100 on July 12.

The deputy equipment officer, Kofi Asare, was
killed in the crash.

The team’s expatriate coach, Steve Polack,
suffered neck and knee injuries and had to be kept on admission at the
Intensive Care Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the nation’s second
referral facility together with midfielder Ollenu Ashietey and the driver, Nana

The other players and officials, hurt in the
crash also received treatment at that Nkawkaw Holy Family Hospital and KATH.

The bus driver is the only person, now on
admission at the referral facility.

The statement reminded everybody to be present
at what it termed as a “crucial meeting in the supreme interest of Kotoko”.

It added that it would start at midday


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