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General News of Thursday, 13 July 2017

Source: Class FM

Kofi Asare confirmed dead in Kotoko crash

The assistant equipment officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Kofi Asare, has been confirmed dead after the team bus conveying players and officials of the club to the Garden City was involved in an accident.

A source close to the club confirmed to

Mr Asare's body has been deposited at the Holy Family Hospital morgue at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region.

The accident occurred around 9:45pm at Nkawkaw, when the bus ran into a stationary vehicle.

The team were returning to Kumasi on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 after their 0-1 defeat to Inter Allies in a premiership game.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has described the accident as “devastating and sad”.

Management of the club, in a statement, has urged all fans to remain calm and pray for the injured players and officials receiving treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw.

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