The management of Ghana Premier League giants, Kumasi Asante Kotoko has assured fans of the club and sympathisers that personnel of the team are recovering after their bus was involved in an accident at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region.
The team was on their way back to Kumasi after a 1-0 loss to Inter Allies on Wednesday afternoon in a Ghana Premier League matchday 22 duel at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra.
The Assistant Equipment Officer of the team died after their bus rammed into a stationary truck.
The deceased, Kofi Asare according to reports died Thursday morning.
The captain of the Porcupine, Warriors Amos Frimpong, Baba Mahama and defender Ahmed Adams sustained severe injuries and were rushed to the Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw for treatment.
Team Coach, Steven Pollack and his assistant, Godwin Ablordey were trapped in the mangled bus and it took close to an hour for fire service personnel and the police to rescue them.
Most of the players, sustained injuries on their foreheads and other parts of their bodies.
But speaking on Adom FM’s Morning Show “Dwaso Nsem”, Thursday, Public Relations Officer for the team, Obed Acheampong entreated supporters of the club and the general public to stay calm and pray for the victims.
“The personnel are doing fine and recovering and all we want is for the general public to pray for us in this trying times” he said.
Meanwhile, a high-powered delegation from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been dispatched to Nkawkaw to offer support to the victims.