Accra, Nov 22, GNA - The National Planning Committee of the President's Memory Lane Sports Fiesta has invited representatives of clubs selected to participate in the competition to a meeting at the Resource Centre of the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra on Thursday, December 1.
A statement signed by Hamid Issaka, Public Relations Officer of the National Sports Council (NSC) said the meeting is to afford the Planning Committee the opportunity to interact on the planned activities to ensure its success.
The inaugural President's Memory Lane Sports Fiesta gets underway on December 18 at all the regional capitals and some habitual soccer towns with clashes, mainly derbies between Ghana's traditional clubs. The Sports Fiesta, a brainchild of the NSC with the support of the Ministry of Education and Sports is aimed at rekindling the euphoria that comes with certain local derbies in the past.
In Accra, the Wonder Club of Ghana Soccer, Accra Great Olympics will sort things out with dethroned premiership champions, Accra Hearts of Oak while newly crowned League champions, Asante Kotoko slug it out with Kumasi Cornerstones, the former 'spoilers' of Ghana football. At Obuasi, Adansiman will cross swords with Ashantigold as Hotspurs tackle Soccer Millionaires at Kade and Okwawu United tackle Maxbees at Nkawkaw.
At Koforidua, audacious Abuakwa Susubiribi will host Tafo Rovers with Berekum Arsenals engaging Hammers at Berekum. Tano Bofoakwa will have an interesting occasion against 'the Apostles of Power Soccer', Brong Ahafo United while Ebusua Dwarfs clash with Venomous Vipers at the Robert Mensah Sports Stadium at Cape Coast. Other matches include All Blacks versus Agona Fankobah at Swedru, Hasaacas versus Eleven Wise at Takoradi and Mine Stars versus Real Tarkwa United.
At Tamale, Savanna Stars will lock horns with Real Tamale United, Catholic Stars will engage Upper Stars at Bolgatanga while Mighty Eagles host Vivacious Kpando Mulpo at Ho and Wa United clash with Nambo United at Wa.