Accra, Dec. 8, GNA – A brand new trophy for
the first ever J.A. Kufuor Cup match, has been out doored at the 80th
birthday celebration of the former president at his residence in Accra, on
Saturday, December 8.
The maiden edition of the competition would be
between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on
Sunday, December 30.
Professor Baffour Agyeman-Duah, Chief
Executive Officer of J.A. Kufour Foundation, who presented the trophy to the
former president, said the brand new trophy was an indication of their
readiness for the match.
“This is the trophy that would be at
stake between the two sides, that would compete for the J.A. Kufuor Cup Match.
“We are pleased to present this beautiful
trophy to you and to seek your blessing,” he added.
Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, former President expressed
appreciation to the organisers for putting together the match.
He urged the two teams to put in their best on
the day to ensure the success of the match, adding that football fans must also
fill the stands on the day.
The cup match, which was initiated by the J.A.
Kufuor Foundation and Primeval Media, is to celebrate and honour the former
president, for his contribution towards the development of football in Ghana.
The two sides, would go into the records as
the first two clubs to vie for the historic trophy.
According to the organisers of the match,
Primeval Media, the trophy would be taken on a visitation to some key
personalities, sponsors and organisations, to create awareness about the match.
The trophy, would be taken on tour through
some principal streets of Kumasi on Friday, December 28.
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