Kotoko players back to training following team accident

Kotoko players back to training following team accident

- The Porcupine Warriors have been trying to overcome a trauma after an accident last Wednesday night

- Youth team Coach Ernest Apau supervised the team at training

Ghana Premier League side Kumasi Asante Kotoko have resumed normal training duties, a week after the team was involved in a tragic accident.

The Porcupine Warriors have had a troubled week so far after their team bus crashed into a KIA truck on the Nkawkaw road last week.

Kotoko players back to training following team accident

Kotoko players back to training following team accident

Several players and officials secured injuries, with the team's deputy equipment officer, Kofi Asare, losing his life as the result of the accident.

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All victims of the accident were taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment, with later news confirming that they were responding very well.

As at Monday, all players involved in the accident had been discharged, with coach Steve Polack also being discharged on Thursday, albeit in crutches.

The Porcupine Warriors had earlier cancelled all training activities following the incident, but were back on the training pitch, as 18 players partook in the drills which was supervised by Kotoko's youth team coach Ernest Appau.

Kotoko players back to training following team accident

Kotoko players back to training following team accident

However, with the exception was Obed Owusu, none of the players on board when the team bus crashed was able to make the training squad.

Other senior players like Ernest Sowah, Ohene Brenya and Awal Mohammed were, however, all present.

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The players that were involved in the road accident didn’t train with the team, except Obed Owusu. He made some runs, but he didn’t participate in the actual training session," Ernest Appau is quoted as saying by Pulse.com.gh.

The rest of the playing body will be declared fit by the medical team before they can start training, probably next week Monday."

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The Porcupine Warriors will once again not be in action for this weekend's league fixtures after been excused by the Premier League Board (PLB) to have time to recover.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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