Kurt urges fans to expect improvement in 2018 FA Cup

The Chairman of the MTN FA Cup Committee, Kurt. E. S. Okraku is promising the Ghanaian football populace to expect improvement in this season’s cup competition. The preliminary round draw for the 2018 competition was done alongside the awards night in Accra this week and Kurt Okraku, who doubles as the Executive Chairman of Dreams FC, said the committee has the best of plans ahead. “If the committee is given the mandate again by the Executive Committee… we will come on board with ideas that will improve organisational structure and…

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Winful Cobbinah set eyes on bigger honours

Hearts of Oak’s talented midfielder, Winful Cobbinah who won the 2017 FA Cup Most Valuable Player (MVP) accolade believes that, his latest achievement will lead him to excel this season. “It will motivate me a lot, such awards will always let you work more and work harder and do what you do best and also go for the best” he told journalists after the event at the M-Plaza Hotel in Accra. Cobbinah played an important part in Hearts of Oak’s road to last season’s final. He’s expected to do more…

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2018 MTN FA Cup preliminary round fixtures

Aside the prizes and honours that were given to deserving and distinguished personalities at the 7th MTN FA Cup Awards Night, held at the M-Plaza Hotel in Accra on Wednesday, the preliminary round draw for this year’s competition was also undertaken by the committee. Following is the full list of matches to be played in the preliminary round. Eastern Region  Koforidua United vs Mepong FC Kwahu Youth Academy vs Bepong Academy Kotoku Royals vs Okyeman Planners Western Region  FC Samatex vs Secondi Takoradi Skyy FC vs Nzema Kotoko Northern/Upper East…

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Award will be source of motivation for me – Abagna

Winner of the 2017 MTN FA Cup Most Promising Player, David Abagna Sandan of Wa All Stars has expressed his happiness for winning the prestigious accolade saying that it would spur him on to do his best in the seasons to come. The midfielder sees the award as a motivation to improve disclosing that he has more in him to give to his club and admirers. Abagna also promised to work harder. “I’m very excited winning it and it’s a very great motivation for me” he told the media after…

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Saddick disappointed for not winning MVP award

Asante Kotoko striker, Saddick Adams feels he should have won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) accolade at Wednesday night’s 2017 MTN FA Cup Awards held at the M-Plaza Hotel in Accra. Hearts of Oak’s player, Winful Cobbinah was the eventual winner but the Kotoko attacker, who scored a first half hat-trick in the final game at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale to hand Kotoko the title believes he deserved to be the MVP in the competition. “Yes, I’m very disappointed because when you talk about being most valuable player…

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Kurt Okraku happy after FA Cup Awards Night

Chairman of the MTN FA Cup Committee, Kurt. E. S. Okraku is pleased after the successful organisation of the awards night for the 2017 competition and the draw for the 2018 edition on Wednesday evening. Kurt, who doubles as the Executive Director of Dreams FC thanked everyone who made it to the awards programme when speaking to the media. He expressed his joy for how the local game has been patronised over the years. “I’m very much relieved. Relieved that, after a long wait, we’ve been able to deliver the…

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Full list of 2017 MTN FA Cup Award winners

The 7th MTN FA Cup Awards was held at M-Plaza Hotel in Accra on Wednesday night. A list of deserving distinguished personalities received awards ranging from plaques to television sets, table-top fridges for their excellent performance in last season’s competition. The biggest award of the night went to Hearts of Oak’s Winful Cobbinah who was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the competition. Here is a fullest of award winners: Most Valuable Player  Winful Cobbinah Most Promising Referee Daniel Akoto Coach of the Year Steven Pollack Goal of the Year…

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Editor’s take: Who wins what at MTN FA Cup Awards?

It’s arguably the most attractive football competition on the Ghana Football Association (GFA)’s calendar. It has grown from strength to strength since its return on the GFA’s menu in 2011. It’s unquestionably, the only GFA competition whose planning and organisation continues to receive positive media reviews every season. That hasn’t been by chance. On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – all who will gather at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra; will be given another shot of the excellent thinking and planning that have constantly gone into anything related to the…

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MTN FA Cup Best Coach: Will it be Polack or Nuttall?

It will be an interesting programme at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra on Wednesday evening when the 2017 MTN FA Cup Awards Night takes place. Looking at how the MTN FA Cup has become so attractive to Ghanaian football fans and the country’s corporate community, Wednesday’s event is one that shouldn’t be missed. Discussions on the nominations in the last one week have been intense. Divergent views have been expressed on practically every category and how competitive some of the categories are. Two foreign coaches who dazzled in the…

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Saddick, Cobbinah battle for 2017 MTN FA Cup MVP

When the 2017/18 MTN FA Cup awards are held at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra on Wednesday night, all eyes will be on Asante Kotoko striker, Saddick Adams and Hearts of Oak player, Winful Cobbinah as the two and Isaac Amoah of Amidaus Professionals vie for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Opinions differ on who deserves the MVP accolade and it’s appears to be a straight fight between Saddick Adams and Winful Cobbinah with supporters of the club they play for rooting firmly behind them therefore leaving Isaac…

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