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MTN FA Cup Round 32 draw to be held in March

By Vincent Ashitey

The Round of 32 draw of the MTN FA Cup will be held next month, the GFA have announced. 

After the last round of matches were played yesterday, all is set for the draw on Wednesday, March 4 at the GFA Secretariat.

There were major upsets in the Round of 64 games after defending champions of the MTN FA Cup, Asante Kotoko have been booted out of the competition, 

Hearts of Oak who have won the competition nine times have a chance to advance further in this year’s edition of the competition.

The qualified teams for the Round of 32 will know their opponents for the next round at the live draw scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at the GFA Secretariat.

Here are the qualified teams for the Round of 32 draw

  1. Tema Youth
  2. Emmanuel FC
  3. Likpe Heroes
  4. Unistar Academy
  5. Venomous Vipers
  6. Wamanafo Mighty Royals
  7. Kenyasi Mighty Royals
  8. Tamale City
  9. RTU
  10. Bechem United
  11. Bofoakwa
  12. Unity
  13. Accra Great Olympics
  14. Legon Cities
  15. Young Apostles
  16. Elmina Sharks
  17. Ashantigold
  18. Asokwa Deportivo
  19. Wa Suntaa
  20. BYFA
  21. Nzema Kotoko
  22. Vision FC
  23. Medeama
  24. Okwawu United
  25. Dreams FC
  26. WAFA
  27. Accra Hearts of Oak
  28. Liberty Professionals
  29. Star Madrid
  30. Samartex
  31. King Faisal
  32. Paga Crocodiles

Meanwhile, a statement from GFA said they have paid participation fees to all Clubs after honouring the Round of 64 matches. 

The Ghana Football Association has paid participation fees to all Clubs that played in the Preliminaries and the Round of 64 of the 2019/20 MTN FA Cup competition.

Clubs who travelled for their away matches have also received some amount of money from the GFA to support their transportation expenses.

Each Club that participated in the preliminary Round of the competition have received an amount of GHc1000.00 and GHc500.00 worth of MTN Airtime recharge cards.

For the Round of 64, all Clubs have been paid an amount of GHc2000.00, transportation support for teams that travelled for away matches and GHc500.00 worth of MTN Airtime recharge cards.

All payments have been transferred to the respective bank accounts of all clubs.

Clubs have also been informed to pick up their MTN recharge cards from the GFA Secretariat.

The draw for the Round of 32 will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at the GFA Secretariat.