Accra Hearts of Oak and AshantiGold are set to play in the finals of this year’s FA Cup, after eliminating Medeama and Berekum Chelsea in the semi-finals respectively. Aside playing in the finals, AshantiGold have booked a slot for 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup as Accra Hearts of Oak will play in 2021/22 CAF Champions League after winning the Ghana Premier League.
Accra Hearts of Oak and AshantiGold have shown readiness to stage this year’s FA Cup final at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. The two teams have had a successful story to share with fans so far. Accra Hearts of Oak appear slightly comfortable ahead of the final game, after grabbing a ticket for CAF Champions League, the 2021/22 edition.
The Phobians have gotten everything right last season by getting enough players to fit in the positions that are needed the most. The rough and aggressive tackler in Larry has devoted his time and have loved to live to expectation from time to time. If we can remember, Larry was one of the few players that got the vigour and tenacity to voice out their opinion on the Phobians winning the league last season.
AshantiGold Sporting Club President Dr. Kwaku Frimpong says there is a ploy to ruin his reputation after the Ghana Football Association accused him of match-fixing. The president was charged along with his son Frimpong, who also serves as the club's executive director for his participation in the game.
All semi-final games of this year’s FA Cup are taking place at Cape Coast Stadium. The fixtures pair Ghana Premier League champions Accra Hearts of Oak and Medeama, while AshantiGold engage Berekum. All teams enter into the game with a winning mentality. They are keeping an eye on the prize as well as making a show in CAF Confederation Cup.
As usual the big teams in Ghana has established their feet to be the best in the league. The matches they played was very tough which got the teams stretched to get a slim win over their opponents. We saw some crunchy encounter between AshantiGold and Aduana Stars that ended in a 4-2win in favour of AshantiGold FC.
Hearts of Oak alone dominated the league some years ago but, Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold both have also together dominate the entire country before. It is the best wish for the Phobians to come back from their slumbers and dominate again. Looking at the extent to which the club has gotten to this season, is outrageous for anyone to think of it.
Trouble seems to be brewing in the camp of Asante Kotoko after their failure to win the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League. The Porcupine Warriors were one of the clubs tipped to claim the league title as they have waited for eight seasons without a domestic trophy. The record Ghana Premier League holders equally had an aim of clinching the MTN FA Cup to finish the season with the double.
Two semi-final games of FA Cup were served at the Cape Coast Stadium yesterday. Expectations were exceed by some teams whiles, others exited the vicinity with disappointment written all over their faces. Some fans were delighted based on the output of a particular team. Some takeaways came as follows.
Accra Hearts of Oak will want to confirm their status as the millennium champions of Ghana when they go at the MTN FA Cup finals. The Phobians were crowned champions of Ghana in the 2020/21 Premier League after beating some top clubs to annex the trophy. The Phobians were not given a dog’s chance to claim the league title due to problems related to their technical issues.
There have been a number of premier league teams that have to put in much effort. The consistent approach of some teams have make them strong enough to compete with some big clubs. But the level of these unknown clubs have been that difficult indeed and should be given enough funds to push in their work.
Accra Hearts of Oak and AshantiGold will contest the final of this year’s FA Cup. Accra Hearts of Oak and AshantiGold booked the final ticket after seeing off Medeama and Berekum Chelsea respectively. The two teams have their separate ambitions to battle for on the day.
On Sunday at the Accra Sports stadium, Hearts of Oak rounded up the league and cup double championship, after beating AshantiGold 8-7 on penalties in the final of the 2020/21 MTN FA Cup. Actually, the game ended goalless in regular time since both teams failed to seize chances on their chances created.
On Sunday, AshantiGold will continue their quest to book a place in the CAF Confederation Cup when they face Hearts of Oak in the finals of the MTN FA Cup. However, the Chief Executive Officer of AshantiGold Emmanuel Frimpong says they would clinch the 2020/21 MTN FA Cup at all cost.
Hearts of Oak have climaxed their 2020/21 season with a league double after beating AshantiGold 8-7 on penalties to clinch this year’s MTN FA Cup. After 90 minutes of normal time, Hearts of Oak and AshantiGold failed to equalize stretching the game to extra time. Both teams failed to capitalise on their chances they created and the final had to be decided through penalty shootouts.
AshantiGold head coach Thomas Duah has admitted that he needed to push his players to deliver in their MTN FA Cup victory against Berekum Chelsea. The Miners gave their fans something to cheer about after an incredible performance in the semi-finals of the MTN FA Cup. AshantiGold after extra time emerged victorious in their semi-final clash against Berekum Chelsea on 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium.
Accra Hearts of Oak will lock horns with AshantiGold in the finals of this year’s MTN FA Cup at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. Hearts of Oak have reached the final of the MTN FA Cup for a 20th time record time in the competitions history.
Obuasi AshantiGold goalkeeper, Kofi Mensah has not hidden claims that they are under pressure to win their remaining matches. The Miners have lost three straight matches in the ongoing 2020/21 Ghana league. They lost to Medeama SC, Legon Cities and Asante Kotoko all in a 1-0 score line.
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.
After stunning AshantiGold last weekend to move joint top, Asante Kotoko will need to tackle remaining matches with caution. By caution it means the club must not give room to mediocre performance on the field of play. After assuming office, coach Mariano Barreto and his back room staff brought the needed impetus to inject fresh atmosphere into the team.