Manhyia Palace on Sunday, November 13, 2016 named a new leader for Asante Kotoko Sporting Club in the person of Dr. Kwame Kyei, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Unity Group.
A statement signed by the Chief of Staff of Manhyia Palace, Kofi Badu said the renowned businessman will “Constitute a new administration” for the club. This comes just two days after the Paul Adu Gyamfi-led Board of Directors and the Management team headed by General Manager, Opoku Nti was dissolved.
Sunday’s press statement said, “Dr. Kyei has been given a three-year mandate to steer the affairs of the club and to raise it to new heights. He will lead an Executive Board members of which will be appointed by His Majesty on the advice of Dr. Kyei” the statement added.
It further stated that, “Dr. Kyei has been mandated to reshape the administrative structure of the club to infuse professionalism and competence at all levels of its operations. The ultimate objective of the mandate is to consolidate the position of Kotoko at the top of the domestic league and advance further to take its rightful place among the elite clubs of continental African soccer.”
Dr. Kyei is one of the “Country’s outstanding entrepreneur with a strong position in the downstream sector of the petroleum and gas industry. He also has interests in the media and hospitality industries.”