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Sports News of Friday, 21 February 2020


Revealed: Hearts of Oak squad to face Kotoko in London

Hearts will face Kotoko in London on March 7 Hearts will face Kotoko in London on March 7

Hearts of Oak will travel to London, England next month with a strong team to face Asante Kotoko in the planned anniversary match to mark Ghana's 63rd Independence Anniversary Celebration.

The highly-anticipated encounter is being organized by Proball International Limited, HRH Sports Consultancy Ltd, in collaboration with the Ghana FA, Ghana Tourism Authority, Visit Ghana, Beyond The Return & Access Media.

Hearts of Oak will travel with a playing body made up of 20 players, 3 goalkeepers, 6 defenders, 5 midfielders, and 6 attackers.

While coach Nii Odoom will be leading the technical team, Managing Director Frederick Moore, Communications Director Kwame Opare Addo, and Supporters chief Elvis Herman Hesse will top the officials set to make the trip with the Phobians.

Goalkeepers: Richard Attah, Richmond Ayi, Ben Mensah

Defenders: Mohammed Abdul Fatawu, Robert Addo, Alhassan Mohammed, Raddy Ovouka, Christopher Bonney, William Denkyi,

Midfielders: Frederick Ansah Botchway, Nurudeen Abdul Aziz, Benjamin Agyare, Emmanuel Nettey, Benjamin Afutu,

Forwards: Joseph Esso, Kofi Kordzi, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, Dominic Eshun, Traore Abubakar, Abednego Tetteh

Technical team and Executives:

Coach Edward Nii Odoom, Ben Owu, Saban Quaye, Amos Badu, Michael Mensah, Charles Kwateng, Kwame Larbi Opare Addo, Elvis Herman Hesse, Brimah Moro Akambi, Alhaji Amadu, Frederick Moore

The clash between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko has been scheduled to be played on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Barnet Stadium.