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Homowo Cup: Hearts vs Olympics clash called off

The 2023 Homowo Cup match between Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics has been cancelled, organizers have announced.

The regional rivals were billed to play each other on Sunday, August 20, 2023, but Great Olympics have pulled out of the game.

The match initially scheduled for Sunday forms part of the Homowo festival which the Gas celebrate annually.

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In a statement from the Gbese Mantse, organizers of the charity match announced the latest development on Friday afternoon.

“The Homowo cup match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Accra Great Olympics scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2023, has been called off.

This development has been necessitated by a late withdrawal from the said match by Accra Great Olympics,” portion of the statement said.

Part of the statement further apologized to the Ghana Football Association, Hearts of Oak and all football lovers for the unfortunate development.

“We apologise unreservedly to Nii Dr Ayi Bonte-Gbese Mantse, the Ghana Football Association, Accra Hearts of Oak SC, the media, and all football enthusiasts for this unfortunate development,” it stressed.

Despite the cancellation of the game, it is yet to be known if a new date will be fixed for the clash.


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