MTN FA Cup winner will pocket GH¢150,000
The MTN FA Cup committee have announced the winner of this year’s competition will be GH¢150,000 richer and also receive GH¢ 2,000 worth of talk time from the headline sponsor.
It consists GH¢ 50,000 as prize money for winning the trophy and an additional GH¢100,000 to prepare for the CAF Confederation Cup next year.
”We have GH¢ 100,000 for the club that will eventually represent Ghana in the Confederation Cup,” chairman of the FA Cup Committee Kurt Okraku said at the unveiling ceremony of the official mascot for the final.
— Ghana Premier League (@GHPLLive) October 10, 2017
”We have GH¢ 50,000 that will go to the winner of the battle in Tamale, and GH¢15,000 for the losing side.”
The final is under the promotional name ”unmissable” and will be contested by the two most successful clubs in the country, Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak.
Kotoko needed an extra-time victory over Medeama in the semi-final to set up the clash with rivals Hearts, who beat WA All Stars 2-1.
It will be the first time the two teams will face each other in the Cup competition since their last date in 1990, which the Porcupine Warriors won 4-2.
The match will be played at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday, October 29.
Reigning VGMA best new artiste will be present to entertain fans.
— MTN FA CUP official (@MTNFACupgh) October 11, 2017
Hearts of Oak Record
Titles – 10
Runners-up – 5
Last Title – 2000
Asante Kotoko Record
Titles – 9
Runners-up – 6
Last Title – 2014