2017 President Cup: Hearts dare Kotoko in Kumasi

A tensed moment awaits two of the most prestigious clubs in Ghana, Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak when both sides clash in the annual President’s Cup at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday, July2, 2017.

 

The annual event which was initiated in 2003 by former President John Agyekum  Kufuor, and organised by Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) will witness both clubs meeting for the third time this season with the Phobians winning in both encounters.

 

Hearts sealed a 1-0 victory over Kotoko in the first round of the Ghana Premier League and followed it with a 3-1 mauling in the Ghana@60 Independence Day match in Accra – a result, Kotoko will be aiming to overturn to appease their fans and Guest of Honour, His Excellency, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo.

 

Asante Kotoko won the 2016 edition of the competition 3-2 on penalties at the Accra Sports Stadium after a 0-0 stalemate.

 

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