Forty-eight team Second Division teams will commence the 2012-13 MTN FA Cup competition from the Preliminary Round stage.
The draw for the clubs was made on Thursday in Accra for the competition which will involve clubs from the Premier, First and Second divisions of the Ghanaian league tier.
Twenty-four clubs will advance from this stage to the Round of 64 where they will be joined by 24 clubs from the Division One League after their preliminary round fixtures.
Teams from the Second division league will start the preliminary round from the weekend of December 21.
Teams that qualify from the preliminary round in Division One and Two will be joined by the 16 Premier League Clubs for the Round of 64 draw.
Premier League side, New Edubiase are the defending champions after winning last season's competition.