Monday, March 16, 2009


The Head Coach of Kessben Football Club, Bashir Hayford, his assistant, Thomas Duah, and the club’s Welfare Officer, Harrison Ganda, last Thursday survived a horrific accident at Techire on the Sunyani-Kumasi Highway when an Audi Four saloon car with registration number AS 3639Y on which they were travelling to Sunyani for their mid-week Premier League encounter with Bechem Chelsea somersaulted and landed on its roof.
Coach Hayford who was driving the car when the accident occurred sustained injuries on the chest and the shoulders while his assistant had cuts on the right hand with the welfare officer having some scratches on the hand.
The three were treated at the Regional Hospital in Sunyani and were later seen at the Sunyani Coronation Park directing affairs in the match which Kessben lost 1-0 to Bechem Chelsea.
The match was last Wednesday rained-off .
According to Coach Hayford who spoke to the Daily Graphic after the match a boy with epilepsy fell on their lane, and in a bid to save him the car somersaulted and landed on its roof.
He said they were removed from the wreckage of the vehicle by onlookers who rushed to the scene to rescue them to the Regional Hospital where they were given first aid treatment and were asked to report to the hospital after the match.

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