The 7th and the 2022 edition of the Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup was officially launched on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Kempinski Hotel in Accra.
In attendance for the launching were Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif, General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Prosper Harrison Addo and many other stakeholders.
At the launching, Prosper Harrison Addo revealed that the Ghana FA will provide footballs and supply match officials for this year’s edition.
“This is one of the platforms the GFA really cherish. We assure the organisation of our support and in saying that, we will support with a number of footballs, brand new ones,” GFA General Secretary, Prosper Harrison Addo told the press.
“We would also support with officiating so the referees you will see will be coming from the Ghana Football Association.”
This year’s edition of the competition which aims at bringing Zongo communities together and honoring the Chief Imam will see 28 Zongo communities battle for the ultimate.
The tournament has previously been won by 5 communities, with Ashaiman being the only community to win it more than once.
2020: Didn’t come on due to covid 19
2022: (Yet to be decided)
FORMAT FOR 2022 RAMADAN CUP
The tournament this year will be contested by 28 communities. The 14 winners of the first round will move to the second round. The 7 winners from the 14 games of the second round advance and will be joined by the best loser of the round to complete the quarterfinal.
OFFICIAL DRAW FOR THE FIRST ROUND OF 2022 RAMADAN CUP
1. Anyaa Zongo vrs Cowlane
2. Ashale Botwe vrs Tudu
3. Oda Zongo vrs Darkuman
4. Nsawam Zongo vrs Accra New Town
5. Akropong Zongo vrs Fadama
6. Adabraka vrs Mamobi
7. Tema Zongo vrs Kasoa
8. Alajo vrs Nungua Zongo
9. Takoradi vrs Nima
10. Tunga vrs Koforidua Zongo
11. Suhum Zongo vrs Hohoe Zongo
12: Yendi vrs Ashaiman
13. Abeka vrs Madina
14. Shukura vrs Sabon Zongo
15. Winner Match 1 VS Winner Match 2
16. Winner Match 3 VS Winner Match 4
17. Winner Match 5 VS Winner Match 6
18. Winner Match 7 VS Winner Match 8
19. Winner Match 9 VS Winner Match 10
20. Winner Match 11 VS Winner Match 12
21. Winner Match 13 VS Winner Match 14
THIRD ROUND/QUARTER FINAL
22. Winner Match 15 VS Winner Match 16
23. Winner Match 17 VS Winner Match 18
24. Winner Match 19 VS Winner Match 20
25. Winner Match 21 VS Best loser from Round 2
26. Winner Match 22 VS Winner Match 23
27. Winner Match 24 VS Winner Match 25
28. Winner Match 26 VS Winner Match 27
DATE AND VENUE
The competition will be played on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2022 on the Fadama Astroturf.