Injured Asante Kotoko players robbed at scene of Bus Crash

Injured Asante Kotoko players robbed at scene of Bus Crash

The technical staff and playing body of Kumasi Asante Kotoko and technical staff suffered double agony as rescuers robbed them of their personal belongings following the fatal accident on Wednesday night.

The robbers who had the helpless players and officials at their mercy took items ranging from mobile phones, Ipads, football boots and money under the pretense of rescuing them.

Players including Ahmed Adams, Saddick Adams, Baba Mahama and Eric Donkor all got their phones stolen at the scene while many others lost their monies.

The Ghanaian giants were involved in a fatal motor accident with a member of the team confirmed dead on their return to Kumasi on Wednesday after their league game in Accra.

Mr. Asare the assistant kit manager of the Porcupine Warriors is reported to have died onn the spot.

Several members including Coach Steven Pollack and his assistant Godwin Ablordey were trapped in the vehicle after the crash.

Coach Pollack is reported to have suffered a serious leg injury and has been sent to the hospital for an urgent medical attention.

All the players and officials in the bus numbering about 35 were sent to the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw.

The team vehicle reportedly ran into a loaded truck parked on the side of the road.

The bus of the Ghanaian giants was returning to their base on Wednesday night after their 1-0 league defeat to Inter Allies in Accra when the accident occurred.

By Ghanasoccernet

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