The management of Asante Kotoko have given the National Cricles Council (NCC) the go ahead to purchase a player for the Porcupines.
This revelation comes after a meeting yesterday between the two parties were they discussed the the way forward of the club.
According to Asante Kotoko management, the supporters front will only be allowed to foot the bill of one player who is on the transfer wish list of the team’s head coach, Maxwell Konadu.
Portions of a letter read from Kotoko and NCC: “Management and the National Circles Council (NCC) have met to discuss some key issues of mutual interest.
“The meeting discussed the NCC’s proposal to help management with player acquisition as the club take steps to augment the squad this transfer window.
“Management agreed to the NCC’s proposal to foot the recruitment charges of one player so desired by coach, Maxwell Konadu”
The statement below
In a related development, Manhyia Palace has set up a Committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding Asante Kotoko transactions with Tunisian Club Esperance which resulted in FIFA fining the club $240,000.
The Porcupines have been ordered to make full payment of $180,000 fee to the Tunisian giants regarding Emmanuel Clottey’s transfer while also paying $45,000 as interest to the said club and as well as $15,000 to the committee that sat on the case.
The Porcupines have until May 17, 2020, to pay the said amount else will be banned from signing new players.
Portions of a letter signed by Mr. Kofi Badu, Chief of Staff of Manhyia Palace said: Due to Clottey’s transfer saga the club has suffered various attacks which is bringing the club into disrepute and has called for the immediate cessation as the Palace takes steps to deal with the substantive issue confronting the club.
It also said a Committee has been set up to investigate how the club went about Emmanuel Clottey’s transfer that has led to the Porcupines going to pay judgement debt.
In addition the Committee is expected to to find out Kwame Bonsu’s transfer from Asante Kotoko to same Tunisian club Esperance in 2919.