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Sports News of Sunday, 16 July 2017

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Asante Kotoko to get new bus from kumasi-based businessman

According to reports reaching, a popular businessman (remain anonymous) in Kumasi has promised to donate a brand new bus to Asante Kotoko following their tragic accident on Wednesday.

Kotoko are left with their old bus as new team bus (provident by owner Otumfuo) got damaged as a result of the accident players and officials were involved in while on their way to Kumasi after a league game in Accra against Inter Allies.

Assistant equipment officer George Kofi Asare died while some players, coach Steven Polack, and deputy Godwin Ablordey are still receiving treatment.

Several football enthusiasts and Philanthropists have since offered their support by donating to the Club with the latest being the unnamed businessman who is believed to have phoned the executive chairman, Kwame Kyei to make the promise.

The Sports Ministry and the Ashanti Regional Minister all donated GHC10, 000 to the Club to foot the medical bills of the injured players and officials.

Several other individuals have also donated to the Club.

Ghana Premier League side Inter-Allies who played with Kotoko on Wednesday afternoon before the incident also sent delegation to donate to the Club.

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