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Kotoko v Hearts: London Prepares For Independence Match On March 7


Organizers have stepped up preparations ahead of the historic Independence match between Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak in London on March 7.

The game is to commemorate the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary.

Though both Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko played in the UK against English oppositions in 1969 and 1970, this will be the first time the two Ghanaian giants are facing off against each other away from the traditional settings at the Barnet Stadium

Ghana Football Association (GFA) has confirmed it sanctioned the game due to its national nature in commemorating Ghana’s independence and has received the blessing of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

The much-anticipated clash is being organized by Proball International Limited, HRH Sports Consultancy Ltd., GFA, Ghana Tourism Authority, Visit Ghana, Beyond The Return & Access Media are part of the organizing team.

Tickets for the game are going for £20, £25, £30, £40 & £45 and are available from

For more information on the upcoming Independence game in London, you write to the organizers via mail here;

Arrangements have been made by the GFA to cater for the respective Ghana premier league games involving the two teams and their opponents.

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 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,,, and, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook ( 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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