Asante Kotoko are reportedly planning to offload Eight first team players before next season starts in October.
Emmanuel Gymafi who was handed the captain’s armband two seasons ago is one of the senior members the Ghanaian giants knee on axing.
The winger hit top form in last stage of the Ghana Premier League as Kotoko placed second on the league log.
However, the captain could be offered a new life line after reports claiming the board of the club is not happy with the decision to fire the talented winger.
It’s understood that a session of the Asante Kotoko board are said not to be interested in the termination Emmanuel Gyamfi’s contract.
The revolving door policy at the Porcupine Warriors is widely opened as management of the club is about to carry out a mass clear out of some players with Gyamfi no exception.
But according to Kumasi based Oyerepa FM, a session of the club’s board has raised red flags about the termination of the deputy captain’s contract, insisting they cannot lose both Felix Annan and Gyamfi who are the leaders of the team.
It’s reckoned that the board has asked boss Dr Prosper Nartey Ogum to explain why he doesn’t want Gyamfi in his squad ahead of the new campaign.
Already dead wood such as Augustine Okrah, Felix Annan, Martin Antwi, Richard Senanu and Wahab Adams have already departed the club in recent times after their contracts expired.
Kotoko have already signed eight players namely Clinton Opoku, Richmond Lamptey, Maxwell Agyemang, Samuel Boateng, Isaac Oppong, Richard Boadu, Augustine Agyapong and Samuel Appiah.
Since the rumours to axe the Ghanaian International, Gyamfi has attracted interest from Ghana Premier League clubs and other teams outside the country with Young Africans and Chippa United reportedly eyeing the midfielder’s situation.