Otumfuo sets up committee to investigate Kotoko judgement debt scandal

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Asante Kotoko owner and life patron Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances leading to the award of a gargantuan judgement debt against the club.

The Porcupine Warriors have been saddled with a $240,000 FIFA fine for breaches in their contract with former Esperance striker Emmanuel Clottey.

The judgment debt has sparked outrage and led to a massive confusion at the club.

Accusations and counter-accusations have dominated inches in the Ghanaian media between past and present management members of the club.

However, the club’s owner Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has set up a committee to investigate the matter and other troubling issues confronting the club.

They have four weeks to submit its report to the King of the Ashanti kingdom.

“Investigate all the circumstances surrounding Asante Kotoko Sporting Club transactions with Tunisian Club Esperance which resulted in the FIFA ruling and the subsequent transfer of another Asante Kotoko player to the club.”

“To investigate the failure of Asante Kotoko SC to meet its regulatory obligations to the Premier League licence.”

The tenure of the club’s Executive chairman Kwame Kyei has come to an end, Manhyia Palace has reported

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