Breaking News: Otumfuo rejects Kwame Kyei’s resignation; charges him to guide Kotoko to glory


The Porcupine Warriors owner has rejected the decision of the board of chairman to resign

Asante Kotoko owner Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has turned down the decision of board chairman Kwame Kyei to resign from his position.

Following a the board members meeting with Otumfuo on Tuesday at the Manhyia Palace to discuss the club’s future, Kyei suggested that he was ready to quit his position for peace to prevail.

However, reports from Manhyia have revealed that the paramount chief has rejected Kyei’s decision to quit the position.

Although, the oil mogul believes there is a grand scheme by some board members and supporters to taint his image, it is believed that the paramount chief has assured him that everything will be sorted out.

Kyei is said to have had a bad blood between him and chief executive officer Nana Yaw Amponsah and the duo have not spoken for almost three months.

According to reports from Manhyia, the king is highly impressed with how Kyei led the club between 2018 and 2020 as he won trophies and never worried the Palace of financial support.

According to reports in the local media, some of the board members decided to impeached him and successfully conducted a vote of no confidence in September after he had sought permission at one of their meetings.

Kyei took over Kotoko in 2018 ad guided the club to win 2019 Normalisation Committee Cup, FA Cup as well as guiding them to reach the group stage of the Caf Confederation Cup for the first time in a decade.

Kotoko are currently in United Arab Emirates, Dubai, for pre-season and will arrive in the country on October 22 before the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season kicks off a week later.


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