Ghanaian FA Cup

The Ghanaian FA Cup, currently known as the MTN FA Cup for sponsorship purposes, is the top knockout tournament of the Ghanaian association football.

Ghanaian FA Cup
Region Ghana
Current championsAsante Kotoko (9th title)
Most successful club(s)Hearts of Oak (10 times)
2018 Ghanaian FA Cup

The competition is played between the clubs of the Premier League, Division One League, Ghana Division Two League, Ghana Division Three League and GAFCOA. The first G.F.A. Cup competition took place in the season 1957-1958, with an eight years hiatus between the seasons 2002-2010. Hearts of Oak and Asante Koko are the most successful clubs in the competition history having both won the cup on nine occasions.

The current cup holders are Bechem United who defeated Okwawu United 2-1 in the 2016 final.


Year Winner Score Finalist
1958Asante KotokoN/AHearts of Oak (Accra)
1959Asante KotokoN/AGreat Ashantis (Kumasi)
1960Asante KotokoN/AHearts of Oak (Accra)
1961-62Real RepublicansN/AHearts of Oak (Accra)
1962-63Real RepublicansN/ACornerstones (Kumasi)
1963-64Real RepublicansN/AGreat Ashantis (Kumasi)
1965Real Republicansnot playedCornerstones
1968Mysterious DwarfsN/AMighty Eagles (Ho)
1973Hearts of OakN/AAkotex (Akosombo)
1974Hearts of OakN/AAll Blacks (Swedru)
1975Great OlympicsN/ABrong-Ahofu United (Sunyani)
1976Dumas Boys of GTP2-1Hearts of Oak (Accra)
1978Asante KotokoN/AGold Stars (Tarkwa)
1979Hearts of OakN/AEleven Wise (Sekondi)
1981Hearts of OakN/AReal Tamale United
1982Eleven WiseN/ASekondi Hasaacas FC
1983Great OlympicsN/ATano Bafoakwa
1984Asante Kotoko1-0Ashanti Gold Sporting Club
1985Sekondi Hasaacas FCN/AAsante Kotoko
1986Okwahu UnitedN/AReal Tamale United
1989Hearts of OakN/ACornerstones
1990Asante Kotoko4-2[1]Hearts of Oak
1992Voradep2-2 (3-2 TAB)Neoplan Stars
1993Ashanti Gold Sporting Club4-3Mysterious Dwarfs
1994Okwawu United2-1Mysterious Dwarfs
1995Great OlympicsN/AHearts of Oak (Accra)
1996Hearts of Oak1-0Ghapoha
1997Ghapoha1-0Okwawu United
1998Asante Kotoko1-0Real Tamale United
1999Hearts of Oak3-1Great Olympics
2000Hearts of Oak2-0Okwawu United
2001Asante Kotoko1-0Real Tamale United (R.T.U)
2002-10not played
2011Nania1-0[2]Asante Kotoko
2012New Edubiase United1-0[3]Ashanti Gold
2013Medeama1-0Asante Kotoko
2014Asante Kotoko2-1 (aet)Inter Allies
2015Medeama2-1Asante Kotoko
2016Bechem United2-1Okwawu United
2017Asante Kotoko3-1Hearts of Oak

Top performing clubs

Club City / Region Titles Runners-Up Last Title
Asante Kotoko SC Kumasi, Ashanti 10 3 2017
Hearts of Oak SC Accra, Greater Accra 9 7 2000
Real Republicans Accra, Greater Accra 4 0 1965
Great Olympics Accra, Greater Accra 3 1 1995
Medeama SC Tarkwa, Western 2 0 2015
Okwawu United FC Nkawkaw, Eastern 1 3 1986
Ashanti Gold Obuasi, Ashanti 1 2 1993
Mysterious Dwarfs Cape Coast, Central 1 2 1968
Cornerstones Kumasi, Ashanti 1 2 1965
Ghapoha Tema, Greater Accra 1 1 1997
Sekondi Hasaacas Sekondi, Western 1 1 1985
Eleven Wise Sekondi, Western 1 1 1982
Bechem United FC Bechem, Brong-Ahafo 1 0 2016
New Edubiase United New Edubiase, Ashanti 1 0 2012
Nania Legon, Greater Accra 1 0 2011
Voradep Ho, Volta 1 0 1992
Dumas Boys of GTP Tema, Greater Accra 1 0 1976
Real Tamale United Tamale, Northern 0 2
Great Ashantis Kumasi, Ashanti 0 2
King Faisal Babes Kumasi, Ashanti 0 1
Neoplan Stars Kumasi, Ashanti 0 1
Tano Bafoakwa Sunyani, Brong-Ahafo 0 1
Gold Stars Tarkwa, Western 0 1
Brong-Ahofu United Sunyani, Brong-Ahafo 0 1
All Blacks Swedru, Central 0 1
Akotex Akosombo, Eastern 0 1
Mighty Eagles Ho, Volta 0 1
Inter Allies Accra, Greater Accra 0 1


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