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Soccer News of Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Source: Sammy Heywood Okine

FA Cup Quarter Finals : Kotoko welcome Ashgold

MTN FA Cup Quarter Finals thrills – Asante Kotoko welcome Ashgold to Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday

The Baba Yara Sports stadium in Kumasi will be the action spot on Sunday April 13, 2014 when Asante Kotoko clash with Obuasi AshGold in the Quarter Final of the MTN FA Cup.

Matches between the Ashanti Regional rivals have always been keenly contested and this one will never be an exception as Kotoko want to break and set records, whilst AshGold also want sometime to decorate their boardroom which has been empty for a long time.

For Kotoko also called the Porcupine Warriors, they have not been playing quite well but they have been managing to pull some surprise wins.

The Miners from Adanseman led by Kudjoe Fianoo have also not had it smooth in the league and so want to compensate their fans with the FA Cup.

The game is expected to be exciting because the loser will go put of the competition and miss the trophy and cash at stake, so both clubs will go all out.

Before the Kumasi thriller, Inter Allies who have been transformed by Coach Herbert Addo will be at their favourite Tema Astro turf pitch to host Sekondi Hasaacas on Saturday April 12, 2014. Certainly, Allies have the advantage to move on to the Semi Final.

In other matches of the MTN FA Cup, Aduana Stars who are facing relegation in the Premiership must look for some compensation with the FA Cup competition when they meet Division Two side, Dawhenya FC at Dormaa in an outstanding Round of 32 game on Wednesday April 9. 2014.

The winner of the Dormaa thriller will face Bechem FC in their outstanding Round of 16 match on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Former elite division campaigners, Okwawu United who are struggling in the Division One will host Medeama SC in another outstanding Round of 16 game on Sunday, April 13, 2014 to determine who moves on to the Semi Finals of the 2014 MTN FA Cup which has produced some wonderful performances and results.

According to the MTN FA Cup Committee, the have the right to reschedule matches of clubs involved in the CAF competitions.

Mr. Kurtz Okraku said so far, the competition had been thrilling and hoped that the best clubs qualify for theb grand final.

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