The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that he is saddened by Asante Kotoko players’ gory accident which occurred on Wednesday evening on the Nkawkaw highway in the Eastern region.
Commiserating with the team, he wrote on his Twitter page, ‘Saddened by the news of the accident involving players & officials of Kotoko. My heart goes out to the team; speedy recovery to the injured’.
The players were returning from Accra following their midweek clash against Inter Allies when the bus carrying the players together with the coaches ran over a stationery KIA truck.
The Equipment officer of the club George Asare died in the accident.
The head coaches Steve Polack and Godwin Ablordey and other players sustained various degrees of injuries.
They are receiving treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
Eight of the players have been discharged.