The Ghana Football Association(GFA), Players’ Status Committee (PSC), has asked Asante Kotoko to pay its former coach, Maxwell Konadu $105,000 for unilateral termination of contract.
In the ruling , the Players and Coaches Status Comittee, described the decision to sack Maxwell Konadu as “premature ,without just cause and hasty”
The former Assistant coach of Vlack Stars filed a petition before the Ghana Football Association following the club’s decision to part ways with him in December, 2020.
He made demands for damages worth $60,000, one year salary of $36,000, the remainder of a sign-on fee of GH¢ 30,000 and a winning bonus of GH¢ 2,000.
Asante Kotoko responding , decided to pay three months salary in lieu, sign-on fee and part payment of his bonuses citing Ghana labour laws for their decision to pay him off with three months salary, that, clause 11(2) of the contract of agreement between the two parties states that, if for any reason the club terminates the contract of the coach either than performance related, he shall be paid three months salary in gross in lieu of notice.
This position couldn’t stand the test of time in the eyes of the Is-Hak Alhassan led Status Committee.
Both Parties according to our Source have been duly informed of this decision.