Sporting activities News of Thursday, 9 May possibly 2019
Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Herbert Mensah, states he would have prosecuted directly concerned in the occasions of May perhaps 9, 2001 when quite a few other leading authorities officials would have dropped the occupation when a stadium stampede resulted in the dying of football followers at the Accra Sports activities Stadium.
127 fans died in a stadium stampede when law enforcement fired tear gasoline into a group of supporters all through a game involving Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
The Sam Okudjeto commission was established up to search into the incident and Herbert Mensah, Kotoko chairman at the time, claims a lot of individuals in bigger workplace should really have been prosecuted following the incident.
“I’ve usually thought that folks should consider duties for their steps. And it’s not the tiny people, it is the large individuals I’m conversing about,” he explained.
“In any other nation, the Minister of Condition would have resigned the Interior Minister would have resigned the Minister of Sport would have resigned there have been would have been prosecutions for people who ended up involved right police commissioners and users of countrywide safety would have shed their work opportunities and it would have set a mark.
“We would have then had a appear at the way we operate soccer and cleanse the program.”