Regardless of the calls for Asante Kotoko to move towards a new direction, Manshyia instilled trust in Dr. Kwame Kyei and has maintained his place as the Board Chairman of the club after his term ended last year December.
Per the press statement released by Manshyia, the appreciated the sole effort by Kwame Kyei to finance the club for the past three years.
”Dr. Kwame Kyei, Chairman of Unity Oil Group is retained as Chairman of the Board in recognition of the fact that he has single-handedly financed the Club’s operations over the past three years,” the statement read.
”However, he will now work in a corporate setting with a Board carefully chosen to blend continuity with a combination of corporate dynamism and integrity, financial prudence, and professional expertise.”
It continued: ”His Majesty has expressed his gratitude to two eminent bankers and two leading business executives who have agreed to lend their expertise and corporate clout to the Board.
”They are joined by one corporate lawyer and two sports experts, one from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the other a woman physical education specialist from Sunyani Technical University who has worked with the national women’s team.”
Members of Asante Kotoko Board of Directors:
Dr. Kwame Kyei Chairman, Unity Group
Jude Arthur (Board Chairman for Ghana Commercial Bank)
Kwadwo Boateng Gyamfi (Board Chairman Ghana EXIM Bank),
Kwasi Osei Ofori (Chairman Erdmark Group/ CEO Rocksure Mining Ltd)
Lawyer Kwamina Mensah (Corporate Lawyer)
Alhaji Lamine (Businessman)
Joseph Yaw Adu (Retired Director of Sports at Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology)
Baffour Kwame Kusi (Otumfuo’s Ankobeahene)
Evelyn Nsiah Asare (Acting Head of Sports at Sunyani Technical University)