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1965 AFCON Golden jubilee celebration: Kotoko face Black Stars of 1992 in honour of 1965 winning team

1965 AFCON Golden jubilee celebration: Kotoko face Black Stars of 1992 in honour of 1965 winning team
LISTEN DEC 4, 2015

The current Asante Kotoko team will take on the Black Stars team of 1992 to play a game in honour of the Ghana team that won the 1965 AFCON in Tunisia.

On 21 November, the Black stars defied all odds to beat Tunisia 3-2 at their own backyard in the grand finale of the 1965 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to become the first team to beat the host nation in AFCON final.

And Peace FM has organized a game between the Black Stars team that lost the final of the 1992 Africa Cup of nation in a marathon penalty shootout against Ivory Coast and the current playing body of Kumasi Asante Kotoko that piped the Ghana league champions last week to win the SWAG Cup.

The Ghana team of 1992 is expected to parade the like of Abedi Pele Ayew, 3 times Africa footballer of the year, Tony Yeboah, the first African to win the goal king award in the Bundesliga, Tony Baffoe, Frimpong Manso, Emmanuel Ampiah, Opoku Nti, Edward Ansah, Abukari Damba, Isaac Asare. Below is the full list of the 1992 Black Stars team who might have a part to play in the anniversary match.

Edward Ansah, Salifu Ansah, Abubakari Damba, Emmanuel Ampiah, Nii Darko Ankrah, Kwasi Appiah            Emmanuel Armah, Isaac Asare , Anthony Baffoe, Frimpong Manso, Abedi Pele, Stanley Abroah     Mohamed Gargo, Samuel Opoku Nti, Nil Lamptey, Kofi Abbrey, Sarfo Gyamfi, Ricahrd Naawu, Prince Polley Opoku, Ali Ibrahim Pelé, Yaw Preko, Anthony Yeboah         

Coach: Otto Pfister (Ger)     Kotoko might also have the likes of Ernest Sowah, Eric Ofori Antwi, Emmanuel Asante, Samuel Kyere, Osei Agyemang, Edwin Tuffour Frimpong, Ahmed Adams, Amos Frimpong, Owus Jackson, Kwame Boateng, Frank Sarfo Gyamfi, Bennett Ofori, Obed Owusu, Dauda Mohammed, Ahmed Toure.

Coach: David Duncan The full list of the 1965 AFCON winning team

GK          Dodoo Ankrah                                             Republicans                                             Alive

GK          John Naawu                                                  Olympics                                                 Alive

DF            Joseph Addison                                           Corners                                                     Alive

DF           Addo Odametey                                           Republicans                                            Dead

DF           Agyemang Gyau                                            Republicans                                          Alive

DF           Sam Acquah                                                   Olympics                                               Dead

DF           Willie Evans                                                    Hearts of Oak                                     Dead

DF           Ben Kusi                                                           Kotoko                                                  Dead

MF         Paa Nii Lutterodt                                             Olympics                                               Dead

MF         Kofi Pare                                                            Republicans                                           Alive

MF         Frank Odoi                                                         Olympics                                                Alive

MF         Ben Simmons                                                     Republicans                                           Alive

MF         Kwame Nti                                                            Kotoko                                              Dead

MF         Oman Mensah                                                       Olympics                                          Dead

MF          Richard Baanie                                                      B.A United                                         Alive

FW         Jones Attuquayefio                                              Republicans                                        Alive

FW         Ganiyu Salami                                                         Hearts of Oak                                    Alive

FW         Osei Kofi                                                                    Kotoko                                          Alive

Technical team: C.K Gyamfi Coach                                                                                                                                       (Dead)

 Ben Kouffie: Assistant coach                                                                                                                                        (Alive)

Cobbinah Hagan: Team Manger                                                                                                                                     (Dead)                                                                      (Dead)