Kotoko makes cash donation in McCarthy's visit

Published on: 20 April 2012

By Ameenu Shardow

The Asante Kotoko team has visited injured Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Philemon McCarthy at his residence in Accra.

The delegation comprising of Executive Chairman Dr K.K Sarpong, coach Maxwell Konadu, the players and other officials were led by Alhaji Hearts to meet the injured goalkeeper in Kotobabi where the team presented a signed ‘get-well-soon’ card.

Dr. Sarpong and coach Maxwell Konadu also presented unspecified amount of monies to the 28-year-old’s recovery.

The ex Fetteh Feyenoord player broke his finger during Hearts’ 2-1 loss to Kotoko in the big Ghanaian derby last weekend in Kumasi.

McCarthy had thwarted several efforts by the Porcupine Warriors to extend their then 1-0 lead but came out worst off after saving a goal-bound shot by Daniel Nii Adjei.

He was immediately withdrawn amidst uncontrollable tears and was replaced by Sammy Adjei who also initially pulled off stellar saves.

But Kotoko restored their lead second to the end of the game after Mahatma Otoo had pulled the Phobians even through a well struck free kick with a superb long range strike by diminutive Micgael Akuffo.

The win extends Kotoko’s lead to twelve points at the summit of the Glo Premier League with six matches left to play.

They will be looking to maintain their 12-match unbeaten run when they play relegation-threatened Mighty Jets on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium.

 

Comments

  • Otumfuo
    says: 7 years ago
    Ayikoooo kotoko. This is real love. Kotoko is showing the way. This is good for ghana football. Kotoko an hearts can combine their efforts and make gh football great. See each other as brothers. Thank you kotoko
  • SETH
    says: 7 years ago
    hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........
  • maxob4
    says: 7 years ago
    wooooooooow!!!!!!, this KK Sarpong man is taking leadership in Ghana football to a new level.Kudos Dr for your professionalism and effort
  • richard
    says: 7 years ago
    this is one of the reasons kotoko is the best club in ghana ayekooooooooo fabu fabu.
  • Tsintsinga Lapaz
    says: 7 years ago
    Nice gesture and I hope others will emulate
  • Fresher
    says: 7 years ago
    Thanx to Kotoko for these acts loving kindness and friendly gestures. My warmest regards to Seth.
  • Fresher
    says: 7 years ago
    Thanx to Kotoko for these acts of loving kindness and friendly gestures. My warmest regards to Seth.
  • stephen
    says: 7 years ago
    this is
  • stephen
    says: 7 years ago
    this is good news...
  • DOGO
    says: 7 years ago
    I hope it's not bribe. From their own mouth, they said they orchestarated Kinston's red card and thus they used psychology to get the results. I believe this gesture is an extension of that psychological warefare declared on their opponents.
  • nana twum
    says: 7 years ago
    Dr KK why don't we make you the president of Ghana??
  • KT
    says: 7 years ago
    Fabulous work. They know without the Oak Tree, the porcupine will die soon. But I really love this new thing in our soccer. When Kotoko was raising funds for their training pitch, some other clubs contributed. This is Fabulous.
  • mahala
    says: 7 years ago
    thank u kotoko.kpo
  • SETH
    says: 7 years ago
    u are welcme
  • danratty
    says: 7 years ago
    dats y we ar winning....God bless any one who brought dis idea
  • ash pee
    says: 7 years ago
    a VERY BIG THANK YOU to Kotoko for this gesture.we Hearts of oak fans appreciates such wonderful gestures.