Soccer News of Friday, 16 March 2018
The Chief Executive Officer of Berekum Chelsea, Nana Oduro Sarfo has spoken about the current relationship between his client, Ernest Sowah and Asante Kotoko, claiming that, the goalie has no grudges whatsoever with Kotoko but the club hasn’t treated him fairly.
“Sowah doesn’t have any problem with Kotoko” Oduro Sarfo told Kumasi based OTEC FM. “It’s Kotoko who are [bearing] grudges. They wrote to Sowah that he should report to training, he obliged. In the letter, they wrote that, they won’t give him his January salary. We accepted that and continued training” Oduro Sarfo narrated.
“At least if you’re registering your players for the season, you should add him since he’s your player. He’s going to be training with the reserve side. We’ve accepted that too. We’ve nothing to say. At the proper time, we will surely come out” said Oduro Sarfo who disclosed that, Kotoko haven’t treated Ernest Sowah fairly.
“AshantiGold attempted, Aduana Stars attempted and Hearts attempted. For Kotoko, we gave them mutual termination letter but they kept dilly-dallying. I asked them two days before registration when they will release the player… So, after registration was closed and they refused to register [him], they decided to terminate his contract as we had earlier requested but we are refusing to accept that now”.
Oduro Sarfo added that, Sowah, who has a year left on his contract is willing to serve Kotoko. “He has one year left on his contract and will serve the club. Everything due him will be collected because the club failed to release him on time.”
Ernest Sowah’s problems with Kotoko began when he publicly stated that, the Kotoko Chairman, Dr. Kwame Kyei accused him of bribery after the Liberty Professionals-Asante Kotoko match last season. The allegations remain largely unproven.