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Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko London showdown rescheduled for new date — Report

Published on: 26 February 2020
Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko London showdown rescheduled for new date  — Report
Hearts of Oak played a 1-1 draw with Asante Kotoko at home.

The highly-anticipated Independence Day Cup clash between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko which was scheduled to come off in London on March 7, 2020, has been postponed, according to media report.

The Phobians were scheduled to travel to London, England, next month to face bitterest adversaries Asante Kotoko in a planned anniversary match to mark Ghana's 63rd Independence anniversary celebration.

But report swirling in the media indicate that the much-talked about encounter has been postponed after the U.K embassy rejected the visa applications of most Asante Kotoko fans.

According to the report, there were many mistakes in the documents the Porcupine Warriors fans filed.

The incident was reported to have resulted in riot between the Greater Accra Circles Chairman of Kotoko, Nana Kwame Danquah and the affected supporters.

The historic encounter between the two Ghanaian giants has however been rescheduled to May 9th, 2020.

The match is being organized by Proball International Limited, HRH Sports Consultancy Ltd, in collaboration with the Ghana FA, Ghana Tourism Authority, Visit Ghana, Beyond The Return & Access Media.

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