By Ameenu Shardow
Asante Kotoko haveÂ received an invitation to play in a four-team tournament with Manchester United as participants in South Africa.
The tournament being played in honour of South Aftica's first president Nelson Mandela is slated to come off in July.
The Porcupine Warriors will be battling the English giants alongside the PSL duo of Sundowns and Amazulu.
Kotoko's Public and Supporter Relations Manager Listowell Bukarson in confirming the news says it is in recognition of the great strides made by the club under the Dr. K K Sarpong led administration.
"We are delighted at the invitation. It adds to the recognition of the enhanced corperate Kotoko brand," he told GHANAsoccernet.com
"It tells also of the professionalism at Kotoko under the leadership of DR. K.K Sarpong.
"Its exciting for us to have this rear opportunity to play against Manchester United in a tournament in honor of a great personality like Nelson Mandela."
Bukarson adds the club will be looking to take full advantage of the opportunity that comes with playing in this tourney.
"Kotoko have positioned itself to maximise PR and marketing mileage that comes with this monumental invitation."
Kotoko are just a point away from sealing an historic 22nd league feat with five games more left to go in the Ghanaian top flight.