FA Cup C’ttee schedule announced

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the programme outline for the 2015-16 edition of the FA Cup competition with a grand launch slated for February 18, 2016.

Third-tier and second-tier clubs will begin the competition in the preliminary round before the 16 premier league clubs join in the round of 64.

Medeama SC won last season’s edition after a 2-1 victory over Asante Kotoko at the Essipun Stadium.

The winner of the competition will represent Ghana in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup competition.

According to the full programme released by the FA Cup Committee, the launch and live draw for first and second division clubs would be held on February 18 with the first division preliminary matches slated between March 2-6, 2016.

Second division Preliminaries would be from March 9-13, 2016; grand live draw for the  Premier League Clubs would be on Tuesday, March 15, to give way to the round of 64 Matches on March 23-27, 2016, followed by round of 32 matches for April 13-17, 2016 and round of 16 Matches for Wednesday, May 11-15, 2016.

Quarter finals matches have been scheduled for June 15-19, 2016, semi-finals on July 30-31, 2016.

Grand finale would be honoured on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

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