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Okwahu Utd vs Kade Utd-Route to 2019 Eastern Cup Final.

The 2019 Eastern Cup Special Competition was the maiden edition football match that took place on May 5, 2019 and it's climax come on September 1, 2019 to determine the winner. It's the maiden tournament after football became standstill in the country since June 6, 2018.The very exciting ending of the tournament will be set forth between two Traditional clubs, Okwahu United and Kade United at the Theatre of Dawu on Sunday, September 1, 2019 excatly 3:00pm Local Time.

In 1974, the Nkawkaw based club Okwahu United who is nicknamed "ASAASE ABAN, YENTE GYAE" was established and has nutured talents likes C.K.Akonnor, Mohammed Gago, Ibrahim Meriga, Augustine Arhinful and many more for Ghana Football to compete in both International and Local. Okwahu United finished as Runners up to Bechem Uinted at the 2016 MTN FA Cup and won the 1986 FA Cup which allow them to compete in Africa.Okwahu United team was relegated to Division Two in 2016/17 season after fail to pay their fine by GFA.
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Okwahu United entered the Eastern Cup as one of the favourites to win the tournament, particulaly for their strong youth talents. The team was drawn into ZONE 6 alongside Birim Utd, Kwahu Youth Academy and Kaakyire Fc. Nonetheless, they won three of their matches and topped their Zone with 11 points. Okwahu were matched in the round of 16 with Zone 5 champions Storm Academy, where they overcome them to quarter finals. Okwahu United defeated Top Heroes 5-4 on penalty kicks after (2-2) aggregate in the quarter finals.The team progressed to the Semi finals and it was between Bazuka Fc, which the game ended 8-2 on aggregate in favour of Okwahu United.

Kade as a Town in the Eastern Region had a team called Kade United which was invented in 2013 by one tycoon named Benjamin Kwasi Anti. Kade United entered into the Eastern Cup tournament as dark hores with golden generation but never smack both Premier and Division One League. Kade United were drawn into ZONE 4 with Might Heroes, Vidaco Fc and Echoes as most pundits considered as tough draw in their District due to Might Heroes talents and historic performance. The team had the highest points of 15 to topped Zone 4. Kade United exuberant performance advance them from Round of 16. In their quarter finals game, Kade United travelled all the way to I Shall Be FC to beat them by a goal to zero. Possibly in the Semi finals which they eliminated B.S.Pelicans 4-3 on aggregate to reach the grand finale.

It has been an exhausting trip to the finals for this two traditional clubs, considering the curvey arrangement of the tournament. The irresistible semi final glory of Okwahu United and Kade United, vindicate their ambitions into the competition and we are now focusing to an heroic finals. Such tournament was to initiate vigorous competition to uplift clubs confident and we are overjoyed by the qualification of Kade United to the finals, due to the fact that it gives trust to the utility of the tournament.

Eastern Cup Special Competition was participated with 74 clubs and were grouped into 16 zones, where champions from each Zone had the merit to Round of 16. The tournament was estimated with a cost of over GHC 100,000 (1 billion old currency) by the Eastern Regional Football Association led by the Acting Chairman Mr. Linford Asamoah Boadu. This competition has been the most expensive and transparent tournament in the histroy of Eastern Football under the current addministration.

 By:General Manucho

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