Akosua Puni Essien paid 237,000 euros ($332,500) at an auction for the club, according to Italian media, after they had been declared bankrupt last year.
“The new owner and her team wish to make both the first team and the youth team grow and become an integrated part of the city,” a club statement read on Thursday (Friday AEDT).
“They will put their efforts into creating conditions to take the team back to Serie B and to develop the club’s young talents to the best of their ability.”
Puni Essien describes herself as a “businesswoman, consultant, philanthropist and mother of three lovely kids” on her Twitter feed.
Michael Essien, 34, played for Greek club Panathinaikos last sesaon and joined Indonesia’s Persib Bandung …
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