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Aggrieved former Kotoko players and technical staff want to meet Manhyia three-member Committee

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Former Players and Technical Staff of Asante Kotoko are hoping to meet the Manhyia three-member Committee put up to investigate the affairs of the club.

The committee have already met with the Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei, CEO Goerge Amoako, General Manager Nana Kwasi Gyambibi, Head Coach Maxwell Konadu, former coach Michael Osei, ex-players Richard Osei Agyemang, Isaac Amoako among others.

According to the club’s former captain and team manager, Prince Adu-Poku who had his contract abrogated in 2019, himself and others who were dismissed from their idol club with no tangible reasons are eager to meet and inform the committee about the poor treatment melted at them by the Kwame Kyei-led administration.

“We want the committee to also hear us because there are a lot that’s hampering the progress of our dear club Kotoko like the way some past workers are aggrieved about the club because of the unfair treatment meted out to some of us,” he told Kumasi-based Oyerepa FM.

He continued:”A person like me can forgive the club whatever way am handled but what about others, one person among about 6 of us who were unfairly sacked died blind and was very heavy at heart about Kotoko before dying,Omono Asamoah our former physio.

“We were asked to go home and that they were going to call us but received our sack letter at home with no reasons and nothing to take home by way of severance package or anything.

“The way we handle and treat people who serve the club mostly affect the club in a way.

“I will be grateful if the committee can do me the honors to give me a chance to tell our story and also share information on how our club can progress. Am not the only person who wants to ,a lot like me are also looking for the opportunity,” he continues.

Others who had their contract terminated in what the club termed as a redundancy exercise were former captain Godwin  Ablodey, who also served as a team manager and a youth team coach, Equipment Officer Benjamin Oppong, former youth team coach Ernest Apau and his deputy Ibrahim Gariba.

Also, the late former physiotherapist, Omono Asamoah; Richard Hammond, a long-serving Masseur, and the security personnel at the club’s former training ground, Officers Mess in Ridge, Kumasi, Achulo Gonja all saw their contracts cancelled.

The Committee have eleven days to wrap-up their work after they were given a month to submit their report.

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