Nana Addo, Mahama, others commiserate with Kotoko after crash

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The director of the NSA, Mr. Robert Sarfo Mensah questioned the reasons behind the club's decision to return to Kumasi that late in the night.

The Ghanaian giants were befallen by calamity after the team bus of the Porcupine Warriors had an accident in Nkawkaw en route to Kumasi following a league game in Accra.

Some unconfirmed social media reports suggested Kotoko's equipment officer, Thomas Obeng Asare, lost his life in the accident.

The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana is both shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the tragic incident in the late hours of Wednesday 12th July 2017, involving the team bus conveying players and technical staff of Asante Kotoko Football Club.

A team bus carrying the players and officials of Asante Kotoko, the most successful club in Ghana's Premier League, has been involved in a serious accident.

Kotoko coach Steve Polack and his assistant, the team's former captain Godwin Ablordey, are among the injured, KweséESPN has reliably been informed.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Kumasi Asante Kotoko, particularly the injured officials and players, who are currently receiving treatment", the GFA said in a statement.

The GFA in a reaction to the accident stated that the entire football fraternity is devastated by the sad development.

Kotoko has won their country's top division 23 times in their history, their last Ghanaian league title came back in 2014.

The statement added that players and officials who had sustained minor injuries have been treated and discharged, with a follow-up examination scheduled for Saturday.