1965 AFCON Golden jubilee celebration: Kotoko face Black Stars of 1992 in honour of 1965 winning team
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 PelÃ©, 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
C.K Gyamfi Coach (Dead)
Ben Kouffie: Assistant coach (Alive)
Cobbinah Hagan: Team Manger (Dead) (Dead)