The former Hearts of Oak attacker, Bernard Don Bortey has pleaded with his former club to settle part of the monies owed him to pay the medical bills of his ailing mother.
According to him, he needs at least GHC 200 to cover the medical bills of his sick mother and has asked Hearts of Oak to come to his rescue.
He has alleged on countless occasions that Hearts of Oak owe him an of GHC 7000, which is a part payment of his signing on fee during the time he played for the side.
All attempts to retrieve the money have failed, but he has stated that he needs at least GHC200 to cover the medical bills of his ailing mother, so the Phobians should safe the situation else there will be the negative consequence on the club.
”I can’t lie against Hearts of Oak, they owe me GH¢7,000 and must pay me before my mother dies else something terrible will happen to the club. At least GHC 200 will help me pay for her medical bills,” he told Happy FM.
Don Bortey joined Hearts of Oak in 2001 after winning him over Asante Kotoko. He was a key figure in the Hearts of Oak CAF Confederation Cup winning team of 2004.
Bortey played twenty-seven games for the Ghanaian national football team and scored nine times; the latest game being in the qualifying stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
He also represented his homeland in the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship in New Zealand, where he played 6 games and scored 3 goals.