Prez Cup: Awal Mohammed To Handle ‘Super Clash’

Awal Mohammed
Referee Awal Mohammed ©Christian Thompson/BackpagePix

FIFA referee, Awal Mohammed has been appointed the centre official for the 2016 President’s Cup top liner between Ghana’s glamorous clubs, Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko.

2016 President's Cup officials

There Referees Selection Committee (RSC) named the Tamale-based official for the titanic league clash at the Accra sports stadium last month, and the organisers of the President’s Cup has called on him to steer the affairs on pitch on July 1.

Awal Mohammed
Referee Awal Mohammed

He will be assisted on the touchlines by Isaac Nawtiere and Samuel Asiedu, whilst the fourth official will be Timothy Obuobisa.

Initially, about 16 fixtures were scheduled for this year’s President’s Cup, but due to some circumstances, the organisers have reduced the number to 9.

The officials who will be at the centres include:

Ebusua Dwarfs v Cape Coast Vipers

Referee: E. Eku Boateng

Asst1: Abu William

Asst2: Isaac Odoom

4th Referee: Ken Padi

Hasaacas v Eleven Wise

Referee: S. B. Bortey

Asst 1: Ben Vormaxor

Asst 2: James Ainooson

4th referee: Theresa Bremansu

Karela v Nzema Kotoko

Referee: Sylvester Adjorku

Asst 1: B.A Crentsil

Asst 2: Opoku Boateng

4th Referee: Mc Lord Arhin

WAFA v Heart of Lions

Referee: Eso Morrison

Asst 1: Courage Kuedufia

Asst 2: Hoernayi Simon

4th referee: Frank Tordor

B.A United v Tano Bofoakwa

Referee: Yaw Ametepe

Asst 1: Joseph Sey

Asst 2: Theresa Akongyram

4th referee: Stephen Nsor

Techiman City v Berekum Chelsea

Referee: Kakabo Mensah

Asst 1: David Dogbe

Asst 2: Peter Amoakoh

4th referee: Dan Dogbetor

RTU v Utrecht

Referee: Ewuntoma Mahama

Asst 1: Abdulai Mustapha

Asst 3: Mohammed Ishahku

4th Referee: Haruna Ishahwul

Bolga All Stars v FC Tanga

Referee: Nathan Awafo

Asst 1: Bawa Haruna

Asst 2: Augustine Akugre

4th Referee: Bernard Dumfe

All matches will be played on Friday July 1 in honour of the sitting President, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama.

The first game between Hearts and Asante Kotoko will be beamed live on South Africa television, Super Sport.


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