MTN FA Cup Trophy lands in Sekondi on Tuesday ahead of Sunday’s final

first_imgThe prestigious MTN FA Cup trophy is set to arrive in the Western regional capital Sekondi –Takoradi on Tuesday ahead of Sunday’s grand finale between reigning Champions Asante Kotoko and Medeama FC at the Sekondi Stadium, Essipong on Sunday August 30.Regional Football Association (WRFA) President Mr. Kojo Yankah will receive and officially welcome the trophy and the FA Cup Committee’s (FACC) delegation to the Western region.The WRFA President will then lead the delegation to the palace of Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Omanhene of the Essikadu Traditional Area to pay a courtesy call on him.Later in the day, the delegation will pay a courtesy call on the Regional Minister Hon. Paul Evans Aidoo at the Regional Coordinating Council to present the trophy and officially invite him to Sunday’s final match.On Wednesday, the FACC delegation will be in Kumasi to pay a courtesy call on the Life Patron of Asante Kotoko Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to officially inform him about the final match. There will be visits to other sponsors of Asante Kotoko and various media houses. Thursday will be the turn of the people of Tarkwa as the delegation will visit Osagyefo Dr. Kwamena Enimel V, Omanhene of Wassa Fiase Traditional area. This will also include visits to sponsors of Medeama SC and various media houses.Friday’s pre match press conference will also allow the media to interact with the two teams and to know how prepared they are for the finals.There will be a float through the principal streets of Sekondi-Takoradi on Saturday morning before the pre-match technical meeting set for 11:00 am.There will then be mandatory shake ups for both teams at the Sekondi Stadium between 4pm and 5pm before Sunday’s grand finals.Sunday’s clash will the second MTN FA Cup final between the two clubs in two years as Medeama beat Kotoko by a lone goal to lift the 2013 edition of the competition. And Sunday’s final promises to be exciting as Kotoko seeks for a revenge of that defeat while Medeama aim for a repeat of that feat.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img