By El-Amisty Nobo| Follow Amisty on twitter @ElAmistyNobo

The Ghana Football Association [GFA] has expressed its heartfelt sympathy to Asante Kotoko following the untimely accident that struck the team last night.

The team bus of Asante Kotoko was involved in an accident at Nkawkaw on Wednesday evening as they team was returning to Kumasi from Accra after engaging Inter Allies in week 22 a match of the 2017 Ghana Premier League.

Below is the unedited release from the GFA to Asante Kotoko:

The Ghana Football Association has learnt with sadness, an accident involving the team bus of Kumasi Asante Kotoko on their return to Kumasi following their Premier League match with Inter Allies in Accra on Wednesday.

The GFA and the entire football fraternity is devastated by the sad development.

The GFA has established contact with the club, and our thoughts and prayers are with Kumasi Asante Kotoko, particularly the injured officials and players, who are currently receiving treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw.

We urge all to pray for our brothers at this difficult moment.

Meanwhile a high-powered GFA delegation has been despatched to the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw to offer support to Asante Kotoko in this difficult time.