Players and technical staff of Asante Kotoko have agreed to accept a 40% pay cut to support the club in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decision said to be unanimous stemmed out of meeting amongst the playing body, the technical team, and the management.
Addressing the outcome of the meeting, and the final determination of the agreed percentage, Special assistant the executive chairman of the Club Nana Gyambibi said its something that the entire rank and file of the club has discussed
“It is something we initially discussed at management level. We considered our situation and our financial strength in containing our expenses and measures to help sustain the club during the suspension of the league due to Covid-19 and we considered pay-cut as one of the measures”. Nana Gyambibi told Kumasi FM.
“We called the coach and tasked him to engage the players on our behalf and he has reported back to us they have listened to our plea and have accepted a pay cut”
Hr said the players and the technical team agreed unanimously to take the 40% paycut to ensure the club continued to run in this lockdown period, and management will implement it soon
“It is a 40% pay-cut and will be implemented soon”.