Asante Kotoko will lock horns with Ashgold on 2nd December 2018 in Kumasi at the Baba Yara Stadium in “John Agyekum Kufuor’s” Cup.
The clash between the two regional rivals is a charitable match with the objective of raising GH¢80 million ($15 million) to celebrate the upcoming 80th birthday of former President Kufuor on 8th, December.
This charity match is being organized by Primeval Media under the auspices of the John Agyekum Kufuor (JAK) Foundation to raise funds amounting to GH¢80 million cedis for the various developments and leadership projects under the foundation and as well commemorate the upcoming 80th birthday of the former President.
Hearts of Oak and Asante kotoko were the two sides who were originally scheduled to face off in November, but the Accra giants pulled out of the tie.
Ex-President Kufuor served as the board chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the 1990’s and its was under his watch as president of Ghana that the nation qualified for the first ever FIFA World Cup in 2006.