MTN/FA Cup quarter-final draw today

Hrts1The 2015 MTN FA Cup Quarter -finals draw will be held in the Western Regional capital, Takoradi, today .

Hearts, Wise, WAFA UTRECH among others, will know their opponents for the next round of the competition after the live draw.

The event, scheduled to be held at the Grand Favor Hotel (Takoradi) today at 5:00pm, is being sponsored by Unicon Travel and Tours.

The GFA, in collaboration with UNICON Travel and Tours and title sponsors MTN, took the decision to hold the event outside Accra in its quest to promote the competition and create awareness in the other regions as it heads into its final stages.

Meanwhile, the match between Aduana Stars and Istanbul came to an abrupt end when the referee, Patrick Kojo Kyeremanteng, was physically assaulted during an MTN FA Cup match at the Dormaa Park last Sunday.

The Kumasi-based referee is reported to have received a punch from Istanbul player, Henry Amenyo, which brought the game to a halt.

The Class One referee was assaulted by the player for showing him a red card following an unsporting behavior on an opponent.

A furious Amenyo was reported to have rushed to the referee to give him a punch on his face, leaving the match official unconscious.

Referee Kyeremanteng was similarly attacked by supporters during a Premier League match between Ebusua Dwarfs and Aduana Stars in 2012.

Aduana were leading 1-0 at the time the match was halted in the 71st minute.

The incident has been referred to the disciplinary committee of the Ghana Football Association.

*Ghana’s Right to Dream Academy won the 2015 TopC-RKMSV U15 Championships after beating Danish side, FC Copenhagen, in the finals last Sunday.

The educational sports charity Academy defeated their Danish counterparts 2-0 to lift the third edition of the youth competition in Meijel.

The two-day tournament had 12 participating teams, namely Rangers FC, FC Copenhagen, SC Heerenveen, Ajax, Vitesse, Royal Antwerp FC, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Fulham FC, VVV-Venlo, Zenit St Petersburg, RKC Waalwijk and Right to Dream.

The TopC-RKMSV tournament is a competition organized every year for teenagers under age 15.

By Times Sports Reporter

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