Accra, Dec. 11, GNA - Kumasi Asante Kotoko has presented the 2017 MTN FA Cup and Presidential Cup trophies to their headline sponsors, MTN Ghana.
This was to show appreciation to the telecommunication giants MTN Ghana, for sponsoring the club.
The presentation, held at the MTN Ghana Head Office at Ridge, Accra, on Monday, was attended by the Mr. Thomas Boakye Agyemang, Accra Representative of Kotoko, Mr. Godwin Ablordey – team manager, deputy captain Eric Donkor, with two other players; Jackson Owusu and Ahmed Adams.
The 2017 MTN FA Cup saw 112 clubs participating from the lower tier and the elite division, where Kotoko defeated arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak 3-1 in the finals at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale.
The chairman of the MTN FA Cup Planning Committee, Mr. Kurt Okraku expressed his satisfaction with the outfit’s sponsorship adding that they witnessed the best MTN FA Cup final between Kotoko and Hearts of Oak this year.
“We are happy to be part of MTN knowing that, they have kept faith with the competition for years and we believe they will continue sponsoring the competition for a longer period”.
Mr. Boakye Agyemang stated that, though Kotoko encountered a tough season, after they were involved in an accident, they marched on after recovery to lift the title.
He said “we believe in our players and the technical team led by Steve Polack and they did a good job. And I want to commend MTN Ghana for sponsoring the club of the century, Kotoko”.
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Mr. Modupe Kadri, said his outfit was pleased with the outcome of the sponsorship and excited Kotoko won the FA Cup trophy.
He congratulated the team and urged them to do well as Kotoko prepare to represent Ghana at the CAF Confederation Cup next year.