Ghana Football Association

GFA Sanctions Hearts Vs Kotoko Independence Match In London

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The Ghana Football Association has granted the request of HRH Sports Consultancy Ltd. to organize a special Independence Anniversary commemorative match between Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak in London.

The special Independence commemorative match will take place in London on March 7, 2020.

In sanctioning the match, the GFA took into consideration letters from both Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak indicating their acceptance to honor the match, as well as their plans to leave Ghana on March 4, 2020, and return to Ghana on March 8, 2020, to continue with the Ghana Premier League.

The GFA, due to the national nature of the match in commemorating Ghana’s 63rd Independence Anniversary, took into consideration the blessing of the Ministry of Youth and Sports before granting the approval.

At a meeting held today at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Minister gave guidance for the successful organization of the match to project Ghana Football to the rest of the world.

Represented at the meeting was the Minister for Youth and Sports Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Chief Director of the Ministry Mr. Frank Quist, GFA President Kurt E.S. Okraku, GFA General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo, organizers Justin Addo, and Nana Yaw Amponsah.

About Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman

Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman (popularly known as Dada Oliseh) is a self-motivated young journalist with a passion for telling stories better with pictures. He is the founder, owner, editor and bankroller of www.ghanasoccernews.com. He has a vast experience in the reporting of football-related activities in Ghana and beyond. A former employee of Hearts News (official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak), 90 minutes sports paper, National Sports Authority, Footballcrusader.com, sportscrusader.com, and ghanafootballnews.com, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook (https://web.facebook.com/boakye.buckman.9). He is well known for his frequent updates from all over the country with pictures to match. He is also a correspondent for a few international websites, including CAF. In recent times, he has introduced, as part of his many talents, the live streaming of matches and football related activities. He lives in Accra Ghana.

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