Essien’s spouse Akosua Puni Essien splashed N110m (£206,000) at an auction for the bankrupt club.
spouse of Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien has purchased an Italian 1/3 tier club, Como for the sum of N110m (£206,000).
Calcio Como S.r.l. is an Italian soccer club, based in Como. The club was founded in 1907. The crew’s colour is blue.
in step with the club, Essien’s spouse Akosua Puni Essien splashed N110m (£206,000) at an auction for the bankrupt membership.
"the brand new proprietor and her workforce are looking to make both the first crew and the youth group develop," the membership mentioned.
"they are going to put their efforts into growing stipulations to take the group again to Serie B and to strengthen the membership’s younger talents."
Puni, a businesswoman, bought the membership without any completion at the public sale.
“Mrs Puni Essien and her staff will soon be in our city to fulfill the fans and supporters of the membership,” a membership commentary read.
Puni used to be Michael Essien’s publicist before they got married in 2013 and can be at present head of the Michael Essien foundation, set up by means of the previous Chelsea, Milan and actual Madrid superstar assist the poor in his Ghana.
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She has three youngsters with the former Black Stars of Ghana captain.
Como have had a number of brief stints in Serie A, the longest being from 1984 to 1989.
They performed in Italy’s top soccer division within the 2002-03 when they were relegated after one season.