The strange news that bumped Into the local media this morning is that, Ashanti Gold S.C bankroller Dr. Kwaku Frimpong has resigned as the Chairman of the club following the recent attacks mounted on him offlate by the supporters of the club.
The main reason behind the resignation has to do with the Obuasi fans who has in recent weeks being attacking and assaulting their chairman following the club’s recent poor output in the league. Reports even indicates that the founder of the Champion Divine Clinic was attacked yesterday after the game by some section of the Ashgold faithfuls.
The Miners are still in crises after shockingly losing to lower fancied Bechem United yesterday at the Len Clay stadium, their second home defeat of the season.
Just recently, the team got thumped on by WAFA in Sogakope by an emphatic 6-1 and also drew goalless with Aduana Stars in Dormaa. For a team that was at a time leading the league, they are currently placed out of the top four after 14 games lying 5th on the league log with 22 points, 5 points behind leaders Medeama SC.
With this, Dr. Kwaku Frimpong in an interview with Kumasi base FOX FM believes he has done enough and is therefore leaving the club to the Obuasi fans. He said;
“I thank everyone at Ashgold for the opportunity to lead the club. The fans should take their club now. I cannot continue to be president anymore and yesterday what the fans did, I say enough is enough.”
By: Iddriss Abdul Rahim