General News of Sunday, 16 July 2017
Wife of the late deputy equipment officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko has narrated how she heard the sad news after last Wednesday’s accident involving the players and technical team.
Mrs Portia Obeng Asare said a neighbour rushed to her house after the accident but did not tell her the man was dead.
The Porcupine Warriors were involved in a tragic accident on Wednesday at Nkawkaw on their way to Kumasi from Accra after their mid-week match with Inter Allies at the El-wark sports stadium.
Thomas Kofi Asare, deputy equipment officer lost his life while players and some technical members sustained injuries and are currently responding to treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
Madam Portia who was restless due to the lack of information said she turned on her radio set only to hear the bad news.
“I shouted and told my pastor my husband is dead; he consoled me and said he was not the one” she added.
It was later in the morning, Madam Portia noted, officials from Asante Kotoko confirmed that indeed her husband died on the spot.
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