Information reaching Ghanaxtra.com is that the team bus of Kumasi Asante Kotoko has been involved in an accident at Nantia near Nkawkaw in the Eastern region.
It is has now been confirmed that the team’s equipment officer, Mr. Thomas Obeng Asare has died.
Some of the players including skipper Amos Frimpong, Baba Mahama, Ahmed Adams as well as assistant coach Godwin Ablordey are responding to the treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw but the head coach, Steve Pollack is said to be in a critical position.
Meanwhile, management has urged supporters to remain calm as they will be briefed at the appropriate time.
“Players and officials on our team bus returning to Kumasi after our game with Inter Allies in Accra have been involved in an accident.
“The accident occurred around 9:45pm at Nkawkaw, when our bus ran into a stationary vehicle.
“Management requests that fans stay calm. A full statement on the incident will be issued in due course.”