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Kotoko fine three players for breaking club rules

2 January 2017 | League Report

Asante Kotoko coach, Michael Osei, has fined three members of his team for going against club rules during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

The three players, Edwin Tuffour, Atta Kusi and Richard Osei Agyeman partook in games popularly called "Sunday Special" which have not been sanctioned by the clubs.

Involvement in these games have proven to come at a cost for Kotoko as key midfielder Jackson Owusu, missed the whole of last season after breaking his leg in a game of this nature.

Edwin Tuffour and Atta Kusi have been both fined GHC 100 while Osei Agyeman loses half of his salary after he was cautioned following his first involvement in the game.

The Porcupine Warriros have been in pre-season training ahead of the new Premier League season scheduled to begin in February

The coach names three players - Osei Agyeman, Edwin Tuffour and Atta Kusi as players who will face his disciplinary rod. — Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 2, 2017

The trio were engaged in what has infamously become known as 'Jackson Games' - that's 'Sunday Special' matches which the club frowns on. — Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 2, 2017

As punishment, Osei Agyeman will lose half of his January salary while Edwin Tuffour and Atta Kusi forfeit GHc100 each. — Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 2, 2017

The coach explains that, Osei Agyeman's punishment is tougher because, he flouted a second warning from him. — Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 2, 2017

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