After Public Bashing and Being Reported to the Police Boxer Patrick Allotey Apologizes for Beating Kotoko Fan

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Ghanaian boxer Patrick Allotey has apologized to Michael Siaw, the Kotoko fan he assaulted.

Ghanaians have been hot on his neck for his barbaric actions, not to talk of the fact that Siaw has reported the case to police.

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With the incident on video and nowhere to turn, Allotey has apologized for his actions.

He released a statement apologizing to Siaw, who he brutalized on Sunday during the Hearts-Kotoko match for celebrating Kotoko’s win.

Read his statement below…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

I REGRET MY ACTIONS AT THE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM ON 26/01/2020

My attention has been drawn to a very disturbing video circulating on social media.

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Much as I can confirm that I am the one in the video, I wish to state that I am very ashamed of my actions as a professional boxer and truly regret my actions. I, therefore, take this opportunity to render an unqualified apology to Michael Siaw. I am mostly the reserved type who will hardly talk in public but this time around I don’t know what emotions came upon me. I am truly sorry.

Myself, my team and some family members have further taken steps to reach out to ‘my brother’ Michael Siaw and his family and are deliberating on how to remedy the situation. It is rather unfortunate that a simple game of football can ignite such a passion in me to do what I did, but that is to say I am human and I admit so without feeling right about what I did. I wish to plead for everyone’s forgiveness and to reach out to my fans to join me in apologizing to all Ghanaians the rest of the world.

I have learned a very important lesson and will thus appeal to all Kotoko and Hearts supporters to be each other’s keeper. Let us see every game played between these two teams as a match where any of the teams can emerge victorious. The truth is, the loosing team will definitely have a chance for a comeback anytime they meet next and that surely is the beauty of the game of football, boxing and sports in general.

I wish to also appeal to my management at Cabic Promotions & Management to forgive me for my unfortunate altercation. I however take full responsibility for my actions and wish to reach out to my fellow sportsmen and women out there to help me in righting the wrongs. #letsbringbackthelove

My name is Patrick Allotey, the Darling Boy Arrow and I wish to say I am very sorry for hitting Michael Siaw. I am here pleading for everyone’s forgiveness.


PATRICK ALLOTEY
The Darling Boy Arrow

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com


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