Board Member of Asante Kotoko, Alhaji Abu Lamine has endorsed the statement of the newly appointed CEO comments that the club is bigger than NPP and NDC.
Nana Yaw Amponsah, a former Phar Rangers president during his unveiling as the new Chief Executive Officer of the club two weeks ago in Kumasi made a bold statement that the Kotoko brand is way bigger than the New Patriotic Party [NPP] and the National Democratic Congress [NDC].
“Asante Kotoko is the biggest club in Ghana, no doubt. And for me, it’s the third biggest club in Africa, in structure. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of its content,” Mr Amponsah said.
“I am here to help the Board and the entire Kotoko fraternity to match this superstructure with befitting content.
“I dare say that Asante Kotoko is bigger than the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress. Kotoko transcends boundaries. Kotoko is a culture.
“The joy this club gives its teeming supporters cannot be matched by any political party in Ghana.
“I, therefore, plead with you to give me double of the support you give your individual political parties of choice, and we will make Asante Kotoko great again,” he concluded.
The 2019 Ghana Football Association [GFA] presidential candidate comments drawn mixed reactions in the football space with many even comparing the numbers on social media.
But Board Member, Abu Lamine has backed Mr Amponsah comments.
“I agree with Nana Yaw Amponsah when he says Kotoko is bigger than NPP and NDC,” Abu Lamin told Asempa FM.
“I will urge every club to go to the Football Association and enquire and you will not question the Nana Yaw Amponsah said. It is the absolute truth.
“Kotoko is a bigger brand than all the political parties,” he added.
Mr Amponsah has been handed a three-year deal by the Board of Directors.