Sports News of Saturday, 1 December 2018
Asante Kotoko Management has denied rumours about the disunity amongst its rank however, the Reds said the George Amoakoh-led team is united in its course to getting the club to reach new heights.
Reports were rife in the local media this week of a supposed rift among members of management with some quarters suggesting that Mr George Amoakoh, the Chief Executive Officer, has threatened to resign if things did not change.
On Friday, the Porcupine Warriors management, in a release signed by Director of Communications, Samuel Sarfo Duku (Esq), said there were absolute peace and unity in the group.
It also said the reports suggesting otherwise were figments of the imagination of distractive elements, whose desire to derail management from achieving its plans for the club.
“The management of Asante Kotoko has received with shock, speculations running in the media that there is a bad blood among members of the management team and that things have deteriorated to the extent that the chief executive officer has threatened to resign if things should continue this way,” the statement said.
“Management wishes to state categorically, without any ambiguity, that these speculations are false and must be treated with the contempt they deserve.”
“There are absolute unity, peace, and tranquility in the team and it remains focused in its quest to restore the club to its rightful position in the game of football.”
“Mr George Amoakoh has at no point, in the discharge of his duties as the club’s CEO, complained of unfair treatment and neither has he showed any signs of being frustrated by any member of the team.”
Management, as a result, has asked supporters of the club to disregard the rumours and rather channel their energies on supporting the group and the club, as a whole, to blossom in their chose path.
“In the light of the above, management calls on its teeming fans to disregard those distractive elements and rally behind the team to achieve its noble dreams,” it concluded.
Meanwhile, coach C.K Akunnor and his charges are currently preparing for their CAF Confederations Cup campaign.