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Clubs to observe minute of silence in honour of late Kotoko legend Papa Arko

Clubs to observe minute of silence in honour of late Kotoko legend Papa Arko

Ghanaian clubs will observe a minute of silence to honour late Asante Kotoko legend Ernest Papa Arko in the FA Cup matches this midweek.

A statement reads, “The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has requested for a minute’s silence in honour of departed Asante Kotoko SC legend Ernest Papa Arko ahead of all 2023/24 MTN FA Cup Round of 64 matches.

“The late former Asante Kotoko captain passed away on Sunday, November 26,2023 after a short illness.

“Papa Arko was captain of Asante Kotoko SC in the early 80’s and led the team to win the Africa Cup of Champions Club Competition (now CAF Champions League) in 1983.

“He also played a role when the Club won the 1984 edition of the FA Cup competition where they beat Goldfields in the final match.

“Clubs and all stakeholders have been informed to observe a minute’s silence before kick off of all MTN FA Cup Round of 64 matches which will be played between Tuesday November 28 – Thursday November 30,2023 to symbolically honour the late Papa Arko.”

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