Officials of Asante Kotoko have apologized for their conduct in Friday�s President�s Cup defeat to Chelsea.
The Porcupine Warriors unceremoniously left the field of play after being dealt a 7-6 penalty blow by the Premier League Champions before the eyes of Ghana�s vice President John Mahama and other dignitaries.
They failed to come-out for the medal and trophy presentation in protest of referee Awal Mohammed who ordered a retake of two of Chelsea�s missed kicks which they converted on the second time of asking.
�On behalf of the Kotoko family, I would like to express our deepest remorse for our conduct on Friday,� Director of the club Jerry Asare told Hot FM.
�I have phoned the vice President to personally apologise to him under the directives of Executive Chairman K.K Sarpong who is currently not in the country.� Jerry Asare however urged authorities and organizers of such games to select a fit referee to officiate matches of such magnitude to avoid problems.
�I am not going to justify our act but the referee on the day was clearly incompetent. �I suggests we use some of our retired competent referee�s on these occasions to ensure such problems are not encountered in future,� he added.
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