By El-Amisty Nobo|| Follow Amisty on twitter @ElAmistyNobo
President of Bechem United FC Mr. Kingsley Owusu Achaw has threatened that the club is ready to pull out of the 2017/2018 MTN FA Cup competition unless the ‘right’ thing is done citing imperfections in the Round of 64 draw.
The draw for the Round of 64 was held live at the conference room of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 but Bechem United have questioned why they should be paired against AshantiGold SC.
The President of Bechem United claims that the FA Cup Committee did not ballot, but rather decided on the fixtures backed by malicious intentions:
“The Fa Cup committee didn’t ballot, they sat and decided who plays who,” he said.
Mr. Achaw further questioned why they should be paired against another Premier League side at the phase of the competition.
“They [FA Cup Committee] should explain to us how they came by such a draw,” he quizzed.
“We [Bechem United] are the only premier league club going away to play another premier league club – AshantiGold SC.
“If they are talking about proximity, AshantiGold and Bechem United should not be paired against each other.
“We should have been paired against a Division one club,” he said.
Below are the fixtures of the Round of 64 games:
Sankara Nationals vs Wa Suntaa FC
Tamale City vs RTU
Bolga Soccer Masters vs Zuarungu FC
Jeffisi FC vs Wa All Stars
Kintampo Top Talent vs Unity FC
Berekum Chelsea vs Berekum Arsenal
Kenyasi New Dreams FC vs Bamboi City FC
Aduana Stars vs Young Apostles
Techiman Eleven Wonders vs Techiman City
Sunyani DC United vs BA United
Bebeto FC vs Heart of Lions
Lipe Heroes vs WAFA
Akatsi All Stars vs Agbozome Weavers
Dwarfs vs Star Madrid
Unistar Academy vs Suanponmam FC
Winneba United vs Venomous Vipers
Soccer Intellectuals vs Elmina Sharks
Bis Paradise FC vs Nzema Kotoko
Samatex vs Karela FC
Oil City FC vs Medeama SC
Bibiani Gold Stars vs Enchi All Stars
Riverplate Athletic Club vs Asokwa Deportivo
New Edubiase vs Thunderbolt FC
AshantiGold vs Bechem United
Kotoko vs Kwawu Youth Academy
Mighty Jet vs Tema Youth
Accra Young Wise vs Accra Hearts of Oak
Inter Allies vs Immigration FC
Emmanuel FC vs FC Nania
Vision FC vs Liberty Professionals
Kotoku Royals vs Madina Republikans
Dreams FC vs Mepom Vatens
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