The John Agyekum Kuffuor Anniversary Cup was launched on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium conference room with officials of both Ashantigold Sporting Club and Asante Kotoko representing.
After several postponement of the game which was initially planned to be between the two glamorous clubs in Ghana; Hearts of Oak and Kotoko, the game was launched.
All is set now for the game to come off at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi between regional rivals; AshantiGold SC and Asante Kotoko.
Aside it being used to commemorate the 80th birthday of the former Ghanaian head of state, proceeds from the match will go into a targeted pool of GH¢80m to be used for the various developments and leadership projects.
“We are looking to raise funds amounting to GH¢80 million for the various developments and leadership projects under the foundation,”
Secretary to the President Kuffour Foundation Baffour Agyemang Duah disclosed at the launch.
“The former President himself will be coming for the game.”
Organizers are looking to make the J.A Kuffour match an annual feature.
The ticket prices for the match are as follow:
Popular Stands – 10 Cedis
Yellow Seat – 15 Cedis
VIP – 20 Cedis