Gyan, others sympathise with grief-stricken Asante Kotoko

Mr. Arday recalled the warm relationship that exists between StarTimes and the Ghana Premiere League teams, therefore this tragedy equally touches StarTimes profoundly, hence the journey to commiserate with Kotoko upon hearing the unfortunate news.

So far, Kofi Asare, the Equipment Officer of the Kumasi-based club are reported dead.

A statement published on the club's website said the accident occurred around 9:45 pm when the team bus ran into a stationary vehicle.

The club confirmed on Twitter that the bus collided with a stationary vehicle and that "personnel on the bus are generally fine".

A bus carrying Ghanaian football team Asante Kotoko was involved in an accident on Wednesday that left several players and officials needing hospital treatment, the team said.

However, some of those involved have been transported for treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw.

Some injured persons were said to undergoing treatment at the Holy Family Hospital, Nkawkaw, while those who sustained minor injuries had been discharged.

"We regret to announce that our Deputy Equipment Officer Kofi Asare could not make it. Management has met his family to brief them of the sad event", Kotoko said in a statement on Thursday.

"My thoughts and prayers are with the management, playing body and the supporters of Kumasi Asante Kotoko on this fatal accident", he tweeted few hours after the incident.

The Ghana Football Association released a statement expressing their sadness.

The severity of the accident remains unclear, with initial reports suggesting there were fatalities suffered, although the Ghana Premier League giants would no go into detail at this time.

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