Newly appointed General Manager of Asante Kotoko , George Amoako, has stated emphatically that the two Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak have indeed lost their bragging rights as the two most powerful clubs in African football.
The Chairman of the Super 2 organizing committee made these remarks while addressing a section of sympathizers of both clubs at the official launch of the clash of the Titans on Wednesday at True Vine Hotel in Kumasi.
"The African pedigree of the two clubs are not what it used to be 15-20 years ago...the teams are gradually sinking into oblivion and this should end today"
"Frankly , Kotoko and Hearts have lost their pedigree as the two most powerful giants in African football and we are looking forward to resurrecting that,” said George Amaoako.
The Ghana League Clubs Association treasurer reiterated the purpose for organizing the tie between the glamorous clubs is to revive the two clubs and put them together again whiles keeping their players in shape with football activities in the country are halted.
"The two teams must come together as one and take over the commanding house of Ghana football"
"The clubs at this stage must go into serious reforms trying to put things right in football in the country and I believe these two teams will be at the center to harness the changes in Ghana football"
The Committee made up of representatives of the two GPL giants Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak officially penned down a deal for the two legged tie between the glamorous clubs .
The first leg of the Super 2 clash will be played on Sunday, 26 August 2018 with the return encounter on September 2, 2018 at the Baba Yara Stadium.
The winner of the match bags home a glittering trophy plus a cash amount of GHC10,000.
The two clubs have also petitioned the Referees Association of Ghana to provide confident referees for the 2- legged tie slated August 26 and September 02.
The management of the two sides have also landed a broadcast deal with StarTimes Ghana to cover the two legged tie.
Mark F. silveronline24 /SilverFM