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No Aduana; Hearts, Kotoko among confirmed clubs for GFA StarTimes Gala

The Ghana FA has released the confirmed list of 16 clubs for this year’s GFA StarTimes Gala.

The two—day knockout competition is scheduled to be played on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February, 2018 at the Cape Coast Stadium.

The participating clubs in this year’s Invitational Gala include eleven Premier League sides for the 2017/18 season and five teams selected from all three zones in the Division One League.

Conspicuously missing from the list are league champions Aduana Stars who, Footy-Ghana understands by the time of the competition, will be preparing to leave the country for Egypt where they are scheduled to face Libya’s Al Tahaddy in the 2018 Caf Champions League playoffs.

Premier League:

Berekum Chelsea, Bechem United, Inter Allies, Eleven Wonders, Dreams FC, Medeama, Elmina Sharks, Ebusua Dwarfs, Hearts of Oak, Wa All Stars, and Asante Kotoko.

Division One:

Great Olympics, NEA Salamina, Vision FC, New Edubiase and FC Samartex

As previously revealed, a total of $45,000 will be purely awarded to the 16 participating teams according to how they finish in the Gala.

Each participating club is guaranteed an appearance fee of $2,500. Progressing through to the last four will have each club gain a further $500.

Runners-up in the final can console themselves with a $1,000 prize while eventual winners will pocket $2,000.

Below is the entire breakdown of prize money pool for the GFA/StarTimes Gala:

Appearance fee – $2,500 per club – (Totaling $40,000)

Last 4 teams – $500 each – (Totaling $2,000)

Runner-up – $1,000

Winner – $2,000        





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