The Organizers of the Annual Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup have announcement that they’ve reached an agreement with Ghana Premier giants, Asante Kotoko to offer trial opportunity to the best three young players at the 7th and 2022 edition of the competition.
“We are delighted to announce an agreement with Asante Kotoko Sporting Club to offer three best young players from the 7th edition this weekend, a trial opportunity with Kotoko’s first team,” a post on the competition’s official Facebook page revealed.
Speaking after reaching the agreement, CEO of Asante Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah said: “Asante Kotoko is a massive, community-based club, and as part of our social responsibilities, and the club’s proud history with the Zongo community, we are excited to offer this opportunity to youngsters from Zongos through the Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup, which is also played in honour of our revered grandfather, the National Chief Imam.”
The tournament was initially scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 but was postponed to Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 after consultation with stakeholders.
This was to allow organisers announce new local and international partners, which will enhance the tournament and also create more opportunities for young talents from Zongo communities. Hence, the announcement of the new agreement with Asante Kotoko.
The competition this year will see 28 Zongo communities across the country battle for the ultimate.