Asante Kotoko are in talks with mentor Maxwell Konadu and their gamers to take into account using pay cuts, as element of their response to the coronavirus disaster.
This was unveiled by the club’s Deputy Accra Representative, Nana Kwame Dankwah, on Saturday’s Joy Sports Connection on Pleasure FM.
If an arrangement is reached, Kotoko would turn into the very first club in Ghana to minimize the wages of their players and coaching staff, for the reason that of coronavirus pandemic.
Pursuing the outbreak of the virus, there has been a ban on all public gatherings, thereby forcing the Ghana Soccer Association (GFA) to suspend all football competitions in the place.
The suspension of the competitions has taken a toll on the club’s finances as they are receiving absolutely nothing from gate proceeds which is their significant supply of earnings.
“As we talk, because of the [Covid-19] situation, the team is on break. The specialized group and the medical team gave a programme to the gamers. I think they are pursuing it.
“Apart from that, there is this problem of shell out cuts. Management has spoken with the Head Coach [Maxwell Konadu]. He is to go over it with the participating in human body and revert to us. At the minute, that is what we are confronted with.
“We are not imposing it on the gamers. We need to have to focus on it with them so that there will be [amicable] arrangement. We are ready to listen to from them,” Nana Kwame advised host, Nathaniel Attoh.
The Ghana Leading League has been suspended considering the fact that March 16, with Kotoko occupying the fourth position, three factors behind leaders, Aduana Stars.