Herbert Mensah lashes out at authorities for ignoring families of May 9 victims

first_imgFormer Asante Kotoko chairman Herbert Mensah believes not enough has been done for families of victims of the May 9 stadium disaster.Ghana will be remembering the over 126 soccer fans who lost their lives in a stampede which occurred at the Accra Sport Stadium when Hearts of Oak clashed with Asante Kotoko in 2001.Today ( Monday) marks exactly 15 years the sad event occurred and the then chairman of Asante Kotoko Herbert Mensah says enough has not been done for this worst disaster.“As you see for fifteen year we have not had any political recognition, any political assistance, we have not had proper association with the football association,” he saidThe people in authority who should know better have shown that they do not know better, those that should have had greater concern for the families and not their political images have shown over the years that they are not worth the positions in which they sit“The people who matter are the families of whom we give respect to year in and year out and we ensure the world does not forget.” –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img

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