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Relegation stares Kotoko in the face

Kumasi Asante Kotoko face relegation as they have been given up to May 10, 2020 to pay Esperance of Tunisia an outstanding debt.

Kotoko would have to pay the Tunisian club an amount of Two Hundred and Forty Thousand US Dollars ($240, 000) for the transfer of former Berekum Chelsea player Emmanuel Clottey.

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This was communicated to the Kumasi based club by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) through the Ghana Football Association.

Esperance took the case to FIFA after Kotoko refused to respond to their demand on Clottey.

Therefore, the word’s football governing body has subsequently ordered Kotoko to pay an amount of $180,000. In addition Kotoko, would be obliged to pay interest of Forty Five Thousand US Dollars ($45,000).

FIFA has also asked Kotoko to pay the committee that investigated the case an amount $15,000, bringing the total figure to $240,000.

It was revealed that in 2015, Kotoko signed Clottey when he was still having an active contract with Esperance. FIFA then imposed a fine $180,000 on the former Olympics striker for breach of contract.

of The Porcupine Warriors had already been taken to an Accra High Court in 2019 by Clottey to compel them to pay the fine imposed on him by FIFA.

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