On this day 24 May 1959 (Exactly 61 years ago today) Mr J. D. Amoah was re-elected as chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the annual general meeting of the club.
Mr J. D. Amoah joined Kotoko in 1937, and held various posts. He was chairman twice, twice a vice-chairman, and once a team manager.
On assuming office, he devoted greater part of his time to the club. Amoah was respected in high places and his advocacies for the Club was received in no small measure. Like his predecessors, he was always in the front line as far as the Club was concerned.
He traveled with the Club in all its away matches. It was he who led Kotoko to their outstanding performance in the “Aspro Cup ” (the inaugural FA Cup 1958) success.
source: Happy Ghana