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Former national team star Emmanuel Agyemang Badu named icon for MTN FA Cup final

Former Black Stars player, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has been named the Legend Icon for this year’s MTN FA Cup final between Bofoakwa Tano FC and Nsoatreman FC.

The thrilling encounter is set for June, 23, 2024 at the University of Ghana Sports Stadium for the two Premier League sides to battle it out for the coveted trophy.

Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, a celebrated figure in Ghanaian football, hails from Seikwa in the Brong Ahafo Region, making his selection as Legend Icon particularly special for football fans who hail from the region. Badu’s illustrious career and significant contributions to the sport have made him a fitting choice to symbolise the spirit and tradition of the FA Cup.

Bofoakwa Tano FC earned their spot in the final by defeating the defending champions, Dreams FC, in a hard-fought semi-final match.

On the other hand, Nsoatreman FC overcame Legon Cities in their semi-final clash, setting the stage for an exciting showdown between the two Brong Ahafo clubs.

Agyemang Badu’s presence as the Legend Icon is expected to add an extra layer of excitement and prestige to the event. Known for his skill, determination, and leadership on the field, Badu’s career highlights include memorable performances both domestically and internationally.

His legacy continues to inspire young footballers across the region and the nation at large.

As the final approaches, fans eagerly anticipate a match filled with high energy, passion, and the competitive spirit that the MTN FA Cup is known for.

The involvement of a local legend like Badu further underscores the significance of this event for the Brong Ahafo Region and the broader Ghanaian football community.

The 2024 MTN FA Cup final promises to be a historic occasion, celebrating not only the talents of the competing teams but also honouring the enduring legacy of one of Ghana’s football greats, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu.

Credit: Ghana FA

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