The Ghana League Clubs Association [GHALCA] have been launched the G6 on Friday morning.
The competition will serve as pre-season for all clubs who finished last season’s campaign among the top six and prepare for the 2022/23 Ghana Premier League.
The 12-day tournament scheduled for Wednesday, August 17 to Sunday 28 will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium with 4 and 6 pm as kick-off time.
Twenty-time Ghana Premier League champions, Hearts of Oak, Great Olympics, Karela United, Bechem United, Berekum Chelsea, and two-time FA Cup winners Medeama SC have all confirmed their participation where all clubs have been pitted in Group A and B with three each.
Representatives of all six clubs assured Ghalca of a good tournament and said it will be a good test for them.
Speaking at the launch, Vice-President of Ghalca, Mr. John Ansah said, the funds to run this year’s competition were difficult but was optimistic few might show up before the tournament kicks start.
He added that they have managed to get on board Paradise Drinking and are still in talks with other corporate bodies about a possible partnership.
According to Mr. Ansah, the winners go home with Ghc40,000, 2nd placed pockets Ghc30,000 and the third-placed club will settle for Ghc20,000 respectively
He thanked the club representatives for their participation and corporation.
On opening day, Great Olympics will cross swords with 2022 FA Cup finalist Bechem United in Group A while Berekum Chelsea face off with Medeama SC with a late kick-off in Group B.
Source: Modern Ghana