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Despite joining Asante Kotoko for the second round of the season Adams has finished the season as his club’s top goalscorer netting 10 goals in 12 games in all competitions. The innate goalscorer also clinched the Golden Boot award in the FA Cup scoring the most goals – 5 – and he needed just three games to do so. His goals came against NEA Salamina in the quater-final stage, against Medeama in the semi-finals before wrapping things up with a brilliant hat trick in the final match against Accra Hearts of Oak. Adams and Kotoko won two trophies this season…

Former Asante Kotoko Goal machine Eric Bekoe says Accra Hearts of Oak will go into the FA Cup final against his former side on Sunday as favorites. The Phobians finished 3rd in this season’s Ghana Premier League; 2 places above Kotoko who finished 5th. Bekoe said while Kotoko and Hearts of Oak matches are largely unpredictable, the Phobians will go into the tie the stronger of the two sides. ”Hearts of Oak has picked up since the start of the second round. Looking at their form guide, I think they’re on top [compared to Kotoko]. So looking at it from a…

Accra Hearts of Oak Stalwart defender Vincent Atinga has said the Phobians cannot afford to lose on Sunday to bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko in the MTN FA Cup finals at the Tamale sports stadium. Hearts having failed to end their Nine years trophy drought in the Ghana Premier League this season will be hoping to beat the Porcupine warriors to enable them secure ticket to compete in next season’s CAF Confederations Cup. The Black Stars pillar believes his outfit has got a better team capable of beating the Ghana Premier League giants in any crucial battle and has therefore appealed to the…

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has ordered the organizers of the 2017 MTN FA Cup final showdown to be played between the hours of (3:00 – 5:00) pm and not after 5pm citing security reasons. The hugely promoted grand finale was scheduled to be played under floodlights at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday, October 29, but has since been ordered to be played two hours earlier. The new development will change the program of the FA Cup Committee for the game which would have seen popular artist Fancy Gadam and other top musicians performing on the day before…

Medeama  head Coach Augustine Evans Adotey says he’s praised with his team for their top-class performance against Asante Kotoko in the club’s 1-0 loss in the FA Cup Semis at the Obuasi Len Clay sports stadium on Monday 2nd October. Steve Pollack’s boys entered the game as wandered loins after painfully losing out in their last league game by 1-0 in the hands of Elmina Sharks in Cape Coast. Coach Adortey in an interview after his clash with the porcupine worriers told the media “though we lost but l will commend my boys for exhibiting such a technical and tactical…

Kumasi Asante cruised to the grand finale of this year’s FA Cup by beating Medeama SC by a lone goal in the second semi-final match played on Monday at the Len Clay Sports Stadium. Substitute Saddick Adams scored the only goal of the game during extra time of play through a goal mouth melee. Hearts of Oak had earlier defeated WA All Stars 2-1 in the first semi-final match at the same venue on Sunday. Come October 29 the finals between Hearts and Kotoko will come off at the Tamale Sports Stadium.

Accra Hearts of Oak beat Premier League champions Wa All Stars 2-1 to secure qualification the finals of the 2017 MTN FA Cup finals which will be played at the Tamale Sports Stadium. A goal each from Patrick Razak and Kwame Kizito was enough to power the Phobians to the finals for the first time in seventeen years. The record title winners last won their trophy in the competition when they defeated Okwahu United by two goals to nothing and the duo who played vital role in Ghana’s WAFU Cup title win over bitterest rivals Nigeria replicated their impressive send…

The MTN FA Cup semi-finals match between Asante Kotoko SC and Medeama has been rescheduled to Monday October 2 at 3:00pm. The game was rained off on Sunday and will be replayed in accordance with the Competition regulations. The winner of this tie will face Hearts of Oak in the grand finale of the competition on Sunday October 29. The Phobians beat Wa All Stars 2-1 in the 3pm kick off match to book their place in the final. The ticket prices for the semi-final games are as follows: Popular and Centre Line – GHc2  V VIP – GHc5 VIPP…

Winner of the 2017 MTN FA Cup competition will earn a cash reward of GHC50, 000.00. The amount was confirmed as the prize money on Tuesday when the semifinal draw was held at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko, Medeama and Ghana Premier League defending champions WA All Stars will battle it out for a place in the finals. Hearts of Oak will take on WA All Stars in the first semi-final match with Kotoko facing 2015 champions Medeama in the next game. The runner-up will also take home GHC15,000.000 as indicated by the organizers. Semi-final…

The winner of the 2017 FA Cup will be given GHC50, 000 and the runners up will receive GHC15, 000. However, the club that will represent Ghana at the CAF Confederation Cup will be supported with GHC100, 000 for adequate preparation by the FA Cup Committee. All the teams at the semifinal will receive GHC7, 000 each plus GHC1,000 air time. MTN mobile money holders will have the opportunity to buy tickets with their mobile money accounts. Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak are likely to meet each other in the finals of the 2017 FA CUP competition after they…

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