A select side from Aboabo Number One lifted the May 9 trophy and a cash prize of GH¢1000 after triumphing 5-3 on penalties against Aboabo Number 2 during Saturday’s grand finale of the 2015 May 9 Football Gala in Kumasi.
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Traffic flow in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital, was seriously interrupted on Saturday morning following the 2015 edition of the May 9 Walk which was staged in the boisterous city. Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko CEO, Herbert Mensah, led thousands of people onto the streets in remembrance of the 126 souls that perished at the Accra Sports Stadium in 2001.
In a rare appearance i attended the funeral of the late and respected Nana Apagyahene in Ashtown in Kumasi.
Nana was a gentleman who made a big impression on me when i first joined Kotoko. He gave me early warnings on the challenges that lay ahead and asked whether i had “thick skin”! He was always strong and yet gracious and quick to lend a smile, tease a bit and give needed support and advise!
Napo his Son became a good friend years later and supported me in my May 9th stadium anniversary celebrations.
Former Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Herbert Mensah has donated a variety of food items and cash to a cross section of Kumasi families who lost their relatives in the May 9, 2001 stadium disaster.
Interview with Herbert Mensah by Edward of Happy fm in Kumasi, Ghana on the drama in Angola after attacks on the Togo team in Cabinda.
Mr. Herbert Mensah has presented assorted food items and drinks worth ten million cedis to five separate families of the 2001 May 9 victims in a low key ceremony in Kumasi.
The former Director and Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of Asante Kotoko made the presentation in consonance with his annual visits to the families since the disaster.
Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko boss, Herbert Mensah in a statement on the 6th anniversary of the May 9 Stadium disaster has counselled relatives and loved ones of victims to remain strong in the belief that God continues to watch over their lost ones.