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Accra Hearts of Oak is celebrating its 111 Anniversary Event

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Hearts of Oak 111 Anniversary Event

Ghana Professional Premier League club Accra Hearts of Oak is celebrating 111 years since it was established on 11.11.1911. If numbers are anything to go by the number 11 resonates with the years chalked and its establishment date which gives an interesting unison for number interpreters.

A statement on the club’s social media handles read “It’s been a fantastic 111 years of experience. We’ve had moments of both ups and downs. What we’ve shared is more than we can easily remember. Let’s make our next journey a unified one. Let’s celebrate together. Let your support count”.

The football club is the oldest surviving club in Ghana with 21 Premier League trophies, a record 12 Ghana FA cups and one Confederation of African Football (CAF) trophy in its trophy cabinet. The club also won the CAF Confederation Cup in 2004 in a penalty shootout against their arch rivals Asante Kotoko in the final.

Nicknamed Phobia, Accra Hearts of Oak has as one of its main legacies the continental treble which comprises of the Ghana Premier League, the Ghana FA Cup and CAF Champions League all in the year 2000. It has also won the Ghana Super Cup a joint record 3 times and the CAF Super Cup once among many other trophies.

Source: Ghanaonline.net

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