Ghana FA Cup round 64: Hearts, Kotoko handed lower division sides

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The Porcupine Warriors have been handed a huge advantage as they begin their defence at home

The 2017-18 Ghana FA Cup round of 64 draw was held at the Football Association headquarters in Accra on Tuesday with several nteresting derbies lined up across the country.

Last season champions Asante Kotoko will begin their title defence at home against , third-tier side Okwahu Youth Academy while runners-up Hearts of Oak battle city rivals Young Wise in Accra.

Also, Techiman Eleven Wonders will play Techiman City FC at the Ohene Ameyaw Park and at the Golden City Park, Berekum Arsenal will lock horns with Premier League side Berekum Chelsea for a place in the next round.

Ghana Premier League champions Aduana Stars will host Sunyani-based Young Apostles at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park before Ashanti Gold play Bechem United at the Len Clay Sports Stadium in Obuasi.

The 32 games have been scheduled to take place between May 24 and May 27 with each Man of the Match winner to be rewarded with $20 worth of airtime.

Full fixtures:

Ashanti Gold vs Bechem United 

Asante Kotoko vs Kwahu Youth Academy 

Tudu Mighty Jets FC vs Tema Youth FC

Accra Young Wise vs Hearts of Oak

Inter Allies vs Immigration 

Emmanuel FC vs FC Nania

Vision FC vs Liberty Professionals 

Kintampo Top Talent vs Unity FC

Berekum Chelsea FC vs Berekum Arsenal FC

Kenyasi New Dreams FC vs Bamboi City FC

Aduana Stars vs Young Apostles FC

Techiman Eleven Wonders vs Techiman City

Sunyani DC United FC vs Brong Ahafo United 

Beberto FC vs Heart of Lions 

Likpe Heroes FC vs WAFA SC

Akatsi All Stars FC vs Agbozume Weavers 

Ebusua Dwarfs vs Star Madrid FC

Unistar Academy vs Suampomaa FC

Winneba United FC vs Venomous Vipers

Soccer Intellectuals vs Elmina Sharks FC

River Plate Athletic Club vs Asokwa Deportivo 

New Edubiase FC vs Thunderbolt FC

Bia Paradise FC v Nzema Kotoko

Samartex 1996 v Karela United

Oil City FC v Medeama SC

Bibiani Gold Stars v Enchi All Stars

Sankara Nationals vs Wa Suntaa FC

Tamale City FC vs Real Tamale FC

Bolga Soccer Masters vs Zuarungu FC

Jeffisi United FC vs Wa All Stars 

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