J. A Kufuor trophy unveiled

A brand new trophy for the first ever J.A. Kufuor Cup match has been unveiled at the 80th birthday celebration of the former president at his residence in Accra on Saturday.

The maiden edition of the competition would be between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday, December 30.

Professor Baffour Agyeman-Duah, Chief Executive Officer of J.A. Kufour Foundation, who presented the trophy to the former president, said the brand new trophy was an indication of their readiness for the match.

“This is the trophy that would be at stake between the two sides that would compete for the J.A. Kufuor Cup Match.

“We are pleased to present this beautiful trophy to you and to seek your blessing,” he added.

Mr John Agyekum Kufuor, former President expressed appreciation to the organisers for putting together the match.

He urged the two teams to put in their best on the day to ensure the success of the match, adding that football fans must also fill the stands on the day.

The cup match, which was initiated by the J.A. Kufuor Foundation and Primeval Media, is to celebrate and honour the former president, for his contribution towards the development of football in Ghana.

The two sides would go into the records as the first two clubs to vie for the historic trophy.

According to the organisers of the match, Primeval Media, the trophy would be taken on a visitation to some key personalities, sponsors and organisations, to create awareness about the match.

The trophy would be taken on tour through some principal streets of Kumasi on Friday, December 28. – GNA

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