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Phobia to be crowned automatic treble winners after their FA Cup victory; find the reason

Accra Hearts of Oak are set to be crowned automatic treble winners after their victory over AshantiGold in the finals of the MTN FA Cup

According to Article 9 of the Premier League Regulations, the Super Cup shall be played before the commencement of every season.

The Super Cup is supposed to be between the winner of the league and the FA Cup but in the event that the winner of the league is the same as the winner of the FA Cup, the club shall be declared winner of the Super Cup.

Article 9,3 states as follows: “In the event that the League Champion is the same as the FA Cup Champion, that club shall be declared the automatic Super Cup champion. The GFA Executive Council may, however, organize a ceremonial match between the club and either the runners-up in the league or FA Cup for the purpose of awarding the trophy.”

Accra Hearts of Oak on Sunday, August 8 beat AshantiGold on 8-7 on penalties after the goalless drawn game at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The game which was played under the floodlights travelled to the extra time yet, no goal was produced.

The 1911 born club won the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier league trophy with 61 points ahead of their biggest rival Kumasi Asante Kotoko

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