All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners. Puni Essien's husband earlier this week signed for Persib Bandung to play in the Indonesia Liga 1 this season. Essien, remember, played in midfield for Milan during the 2014-15 season, so the couple will know the region. Investment is certainly needed in the stadium facilities, which were looking a little shabby on my visit to say the least. 'Mrs Puni Essien and her team will soon be in our city to meet the fans and supporters of the club,' a club statement read. In the meantime, they intend to let you know that they are honored to be here, in Como, and become part of a club which boasts 110 years of history," the release stated. The former Chelsea record-signing's spouse, who is a British-born with Ghanaian descent, acquired the club through auction after the outfit's leadership announced months ago that they were bankrupt. © 2011 - 2020. Read about our approach to external linking. Michael Essien's wife buys bankrupt Italian third tier side for £206,000 at auction. She is reported to have acquired the club at a price of €237,000 at the auction held in the city of Como. 10 hours ago, I'll Revamp All Defunct Industries In Central Region — Maham... The Ghanaian showbiz personality and socialite is also the head of the Michael Essien Foundation. I wonder how much this woman is worth but let me stop at that she is just too discreet enough not to let me not any of these news, then I know of Michael Essien wife football club. 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Plus all you need to know, Europa League draw guide: Who can Manchester United face? But once she arrives at the club's 13,602-capacity venue, one look at its beautiful surroundings will surely fill her with optimism. Como never left the bottom two all season, though they were rarely embarrassed, and went immediately back to Serie B. 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The Giuseppe Sinigaglia stadium, by the shores of Lake Como, that is home to the Italian third division club purchased by Michael Essien's wife, Puni, this week, Como (wearing white) take on Crotone in a Serie B fixture in April last year, A view of the city of Como, which acts as a gateway to the Alps for skiers in winter, While his wife brought Como, Michael Essien has just joined Indonesian side Persib Bandung, One of the beautiful waterside villages that sit on Lake Como a short drive from the city, The view from the main stand at Como's stadium must be among the most beautiful in football, The stadium holds 13,602 spectators but Como average less than 3,000 in the third division, Como currently play in Group A of the Lega Pro, the third tier of Italian football, Michael Essien celebrates after scoring one of his goals for Chelsea, back in December 2009, Essien also played one season for Milan, who are located just 25 miles south of Como, 10:22 17 Mar 2017, updated 11:39 17 Mar 2017, Puni Essien purchased the Italian third division side Como for £206,000, UEFA Champions League draw: When will Real Madrid, Leicester, Barcelona and Co learn their fate? Michael Essien is still a player, while his wife is a football club owner. A club statement said Puni Essien will return to Como soon and that she is "honoured to be part of a club which has 110 years of history.''. Akosua Puni Essien purchased Como, who are seventh in Lega Pro and admitted she was thrilled to part of club… Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Indonesian club Persib Bandung. The ground is right next to Lake Como and the tranquil waters flow into a gorgeous backdrop of snow-capped peaks in the Rhaetian Alps. Akosua Puni Essien, Michael Essien's wife, recently purchased Italian Lega Pro (third division) football club Calcio Como. They were relegated to the fifth tier in 2005 after a previous bankruptcy. "Mrs. Puni Essien and her team will soon be in our city to meet the fans and supporters of the club. In the meantime, they intend to let you know that they are honoured to be here, in Como, and become part of a club which boasts 110 years of history," a club statement read.

Puni Essien describes herself as a "businesswoman, consultant, philanthropist and mother of three lovely kids" on her Twitter feed. Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Indonesian club Persib Bandung. Mrs Puni Essien, a British citizen of Ghanaian origin bought the club for €237,000 at a bankruptcy auction held by FC Como Limited.

What time and date is it? Last season saw the return of poor fortunes on the field and that, combined with a meagre average crowd of just 3,262 plunged them back into crisis. Michael Kojo Essien (born 3 December 1982) ... Essien made his club debut in the team's 2003 Trophée des champions match against Auxerre on 27 July 2003. She paid £206,000 to take control of the bankrupt club, facing no competition, and will try to lead the Lega Pro outfit back into the big time. The Hollywood star and a team of journalists explore 400 years of slavery. Investment is certainly needed in the stadium facilities, which were looking a little shabby on my visit to say the least. Essien, remember, played in midfield for Milan during the 2014-15 season, so the couple will know the region. The ground is right next to Lake Como and the tranquil waters flow into a gorgeous backdrop of snow-capped peaks in the Rhaetian Alps. Puni now is head of the Michael Essien Foundation, set up by the former Chelsea, Milan and Real Madrid midfielder to help the poor in his native Ghana. The bankruptcy trustee disclosed that in recent months as many as 31 individuals have come forward asking for information about purchasing the cash-strapped team. They included Chinese, Indian, Emirati, Brazilian as well as various Italian entrepreneurs but Mrs Puni Essien beat them with her bid which followed a visit to the stadium and sports center of Como a month ago.

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