Asante Kotoko have confirmed the death of their Deputy Equipment Officer Kofi Asare in Wednesday night’s fatal bus accident.
A statement on the club’s website on Thursday read: ”Management has been in shock and grief following Wednesday’s unfortunate accident involving our team bus.
”The bus, which had our players and technical team members ran into a stationary KIA truck at Nkawkaw around 9:45 pm.
”Injured players and officials were rushed to the Holy Family Hospital, Nkawkaw. Others were however transported to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the early hours of Thursday.
”Players and officials who sustained minor injuries have all been treated and discharged.
”We regret to announce that, our Deputy Equipment Officer, Kofi Asare could not make it.
”Management has met his family to brief them of the sad event. Meanwhile, Head Coach, Steven Polack; Team Manager, Godwin Ablordey; midfielder, Ollennu Ashitey and the bus driver, Nana Berkye are on admission receiving treatment.
”The Medical Team and Management are going to follow-up on all the treated and discharged victims. On Saturday, the Medical Team will invite every member of the team who was on the bus for thorough examination again.”