Accra Hearts of Oak has paid a visit to Asante Kotoko at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital yesterday.
The Phobians who saw the need to visit their arch rivals, the Porcupine Warriors after they were involved in an accident leading to the death of their deputy equipment officer, Mr. Thomas Obeng Asare last week.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko had an accident when their team bus ran into a stationary vehicle at Nkawkaw leaving one dead and several injured. Accra Hearts of Oak visited those currently detained at the hospital; head coach, Steve Pollack and driver, Nana Berkye to offer their solidarity message and also use that opportunity to attend the one week celebration of Mr. Obeng which is ongoing today at Esereso-Kumasi.
The Hearts of Oak contingent led by Corporate Affairs Manager Kwaku Sakyi Quashie visited the injured at the Special Ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital where they were happily received by management member of Kotoko, Thomas Boakye Agyemang who sent them to the ward.
Pollack, who was on the sick bed was amazed at the gesture, thanking the Phobians and expressing his delight and utmost appreciation to the club. He also extended his heartfelt gratitude to the management of the club and their head coach, Frank Nuttall.
The Communication Director of the club, Kwame Opare Addo prayed for the team to recover well and also wish the departed’s family well.
The leader of delegation, Kwaku Sakyi on behalf of the club made a donation to Asante Kotoko. The donations were given to Steve Pollack who in turn handed over to the captain of the club and thanked the team for what he says is ‘beyond imagination’.
NASCO, the official electronic sponsor of the Ghana Premier League were also not left out as they presented to the team some items and assorted drinks wishing them speedy recovery as they recuperate from what happened to them last week.
GhanaMansports.com congratulates to Accra Hearts of Oak. They have simply shown love and true sportmanship.
Pictures courtesy of Accra Hearts of Oak