Kotoko In Desperate Money-Raising Effort To Avoid Relegation
In a desperate attempt to avoid relegation from top-flight competition, Ghanaian giants Kotoko are asking their supporters to contribute cash to avoid an imminent Fifa punishment hanging around their necks.
The world governing body has asked the Porcupine Warriors to pay their ex coach Hans Dieter Schmidt $133,000 within 30 days for unlawful dismissal, the news broken by Ghana's leading football website www.ghanasoccernet.com.
Failure to meet the deadline set by Fifa could lead to their relegation from the Ghana top-flight league
Kotoko also have to pay Turkish side Gencelrbirligi $6,500 following the transfer of Adamu Mohammed.
This comes at a time when Kotoko are riding high in the league and are on the verge of sealing the Ghanaian league title under the excellent leadership of Dr. KK Sarpong.
But the threat from FIFA is threatening to derail their campaign and they have asked their supporters to contribute financially to avoid the punishment from Fifa.
Kotoko fans are popular for donating money for the running of the club which has helped to keep the team afloat.