Aduana Stars Director Kofi Manu has slammed the fans of the club, labeling their actions as ‘disgraceful”.
GFA after cancelling the league last week announced that Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions league and Confederations cup respectively.
Supporters of Aduana stars didn’t welcome the decision. They wrote to the FA to register their disgust and disappointment over the decision.
“We the supporters of Aduana Stars are not happy about the decision taken by the Executive Council of the GFA to choose Kotoko and Ashantigold to represent Ghana, the statement said.”
“So our view is, if the league is canceled, the last recognized league played in Ghana was 2016/17 season of which Aduana Stars won and still remains the defending champion.
“Hence has the right to represent Ghana in Africa club competitions. We want to take this opportunity and call on the Executive Council to reconsider their decision as we all want to help bring back the love of our game, the statement concluded.”
Reacting to the petition from Aduana fans to GFA, veteran football administrator Kofi Manu condemned their actions, labeling it as a ‘disgrace’ to the club.
“I was really sad when I heard that our own supporters wrote a letter to the GFA expressing their displeasure about Kotoko and AshantiGold representing Ghana in Caf [competitions],” Manu told Happy FM.
“These supporters are disgracing Aduana stars, a club that I am a part of. Disgracing us like this is bad. Even the regulations they quoted are against them.
“If we are to go by their letter and argument, then no club can go to Africa, not even Aduana Stars. How can you write a letter without understanding it to disgrace the club?
“Aduana Stars people were quiet when the Normalization Committee [who led the administration of football in Ghana between 2018 and October last year] wrote to Caf for Kotoko and AshantiGold to represent us.
“A whole me, Kofi Manu, a club that I am a director of can write such a letter and will not even contact me. This is just shameful.
“We can’t declare any club as a leading club on the table because we have not finished our first round. Clubs haven’t played the same number of games so they’re not equal and we can’t use that [to determine who represents Ghana in Africa],” he concluded.