Bakari Kone, Vice President of Ivorian Giant Asec Mimosas says his outfit is not in to beat Asante Kotoko SC rather tighten the relarionship between both teams.
Asec Mimosas have received the nod to engage Ghana Premier League record holders(24) Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC in an Anniversary Cup. Thus to join in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Otumfou Osei Tutu, the King of the second largest Kingdom in Africa, Kumasi.
It is a friendly game organised to commemorate the Great King on Sunday, 26 May 2019 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
“Asec Mimosas is very happy to participate in Otumfou 20th Anniversary. We also have to know that we have a very good history between Asante Kotoko, and we are here to tighten the relationship between this two teams then celebrate with the great King”, Bakari Kone exclusively told Ghanaian Media house Ashh FM in Kumasi.
“We can not say we are hear to beat Asante Kotoko, we are here to celebrate the Great King” So its a friendly game to enjoy everything of it”.
“Its a very great moment for Asec Mimosas”, he added.
A contingent comprising players,technical team and management team members of Asec Mimosas have arrived in Ghana for the game.
Meanwhile, Telecommunication giant MTN is the headline sponsor of the 20th Anniversary cup match of Otumfou Osei Tutu.
Credit :Akakpo Agodji Ghana
- Story by Kolog Bonaventure