Ghana’s most successful football club, Asante Kotoko SC, have been involved in an accident on their way back from a Ghana Premier League game against Inter Allies.
The Porcupines were returning to Kumasi after they lost 1-0 to Inter Allies when the team bus conveying the players ran into a stationary vehicle around 9:45 pm Ghanian time at Nkawkaw, the club’s Twitter handle said.
Players and officials on our team bus returning to Kumasi after our game with Inter Allies in Accra have been involved in an accident.
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) July 12, 2017
The injured members of the team are now receiving treatment at the Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw, as the club urges fans to remain calm and pray for those involved.
Management is on top of the situation and will appropriately brief supporters and the general public in the coming hours.
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) July 13, 2017
— #PrayForKOTOKO (@HeartsOfOakGH) July 12, 2017
However, the number of casualties is not yet ascertained. The club’s management would release an official statement about the incident in due course.