Twelve teams from various districts within the Greater Accra Regional football Association are set to battle it out in the knock out stages of the Greater Accra Regional football Association (GARFA) special tournament organised to keep the players fit ahead of the 2019/2020 league season.
Mr. Gabriel Kwao, the acting Chairman of the Greater Accra Regional football association stated In a pre –launch tournament statement that the reason for organizing the competition was to keep the players active.
The Acting chairman further stated that even though getting sponsorship deals for the tournament was not coming through, compassionate individuals who have love for the game have come on board to pay part of the officiating fees for all the participating clubs within the region.
Out of the 102 division two clubs divided into six zones within the Greater Accra Region that begin the tournament, only twelve clubs made it into the knock – out phase where they will go head to head to determine who will qualify for the next stage.
The knock out matches will take place on Saturday August 3rd and Sunday August 4th 2019 at Teshie MATS Park and Tema sports stadium respectively.
A trophy and cash prizes will be issued out to the winner, second and third position of the tournament.
The twelve teams that made it into the knock – out phase are STALLION FC, MSK ZILINA FC, CHARITY STARS FC, GOLDEN BOYS FC, TEMA UNITED FC, FC RAISA, ADENTA UNITED, MOBILE PHONE PEOPLE, ALAJO UNITED FC, FINAL WHISTLE FC, PRESTIGE FC, ATTRAM DE-VISSER FC.
This are the fixtures of the knock out stages
Saturday 3rd August, 2019 TESHIE MATS PARK
Adenta United vs Mobile Phone People 11am
Alajo United vs Final Whistle 1pm
Prestige FC vs Attram De-Visser FC 3pm
Sunday 4th August, 2019 TEMA SPORT STADIUM
Stallion FC vs MSK Zlina FC 11am
Charity Stars FC vs FC Raisa 1pm
Golden Boys FC vs Tema United FC 3pm
By Ayodele Emaye