Asante Kotoko Football Club will play host to Ashantigold Sporting Club in the E.K Adusei Cup on Sunday September 1, 2019.
The two giants in the Ashanti Region will lock horns at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium at is 3:00 pm in memory of the late Benjamin Kyem Edusei who is considered as one of the great Managers of the club in its early stages.
The Cup match is being organised by the Children of the late B.K Adusei who was former Chairman of Asante Kotoko.
B.K Edusie was a native of Sesease, a small town near Asante Mampong, became a very resourceful and enterprising businessman.
The late Edusei was a business man and philanthropist who played pivotal role to ensure the club obtain laurels especially in relation to financial matters for the club. He would go on to become the life Patron for the club later on.
He was the first Chairman of the Board of Directors of Asante Kotoko and remained so for a very long time till the late Asantehene Otumfuo Opoku Ware II conferred on him the title of life patron. He was the main motivator and major financier whilst Otumfuo was the spiritual head.
In recognition of his contribution to football development, the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) appointed him patron of the association.
The game has come in a handy time as the two Ashanti based clubs would use it to prepare themselves for their respective assignments in Africa.
Kotoko are currently representing Ghana in the CAF Champions League and Ashgold in the CAF Confederations Cup.
Before facing Etoile Du Sahel of Tunisia, Kotoko will play Accra Hearts of Oak in the Presidents. Ashgold will also play BS Berkane of Morocco in two weeks time.