Players of Asante Kotoko have been summoned to the Manhyia Palace by Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Ghanasportspage can confirm that Manhyia is meeting the team to discuss issues of interest to both parties.
Otumfuo is the owner and life patron of Kotoko but is directly not in charge of the club which is being ran by a Board and Management .
It is not clear what really necessitated the emergency call, but ghanasportspage.com gathers that the Life Patron of the club, the Asantehene wants to find out more about the current state of the club regarding the welfare of the players.
Operatives of Manhyia summoned the players and warned that no management or board member should accompany the team, as Otumfuo intends to have private time with the players alone.
Kotoko won 4 nil yesterday to set their supporters in a frenzy mood but it’s believed there are issues among the players and their leaders which Manhyia intends settling.
The inquiry is expected to be on a peaceful note, taking into consideration the rise in the team’s performance in the domestic league.
Manhyia expresses interest in knowing more about the state of player welfare in the club. This is to ensure that all players have their welfare issues well taken care of, and to ensure smoothness in the running of their duties.
Asante Kotoko have recently suffered legal actions from former players who felt unfairly treated regarding their contract termination issues, and the ownership of the club wants to a recurrence.
The meeting has been underway at the time of filing this report, and ghanasportspage.com will update our cherished readers as and when developments arise.