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Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited commonly referred to as Hearts has a proud history dating back to 1911 and a strong reputation within the African and world football community. The club is one of 16 teams that participate in the Ghana Premier League.

The club has, since 1911, been a source of livelihood for many young talents in the country. It has trained many players, some of whom were as young as 15 years to become great stars either locally or abroad. It continues employing the youth and is currently in the process of putting up a hostel facility to train more youth for the future. Hearts of Oak won its first major trophy in 1922 when Sir Gordon Guggisberg, then the Governor of the Gold Coast, founded the Accra Football League.

Hearts won 6 out of 12 in this league. In 1956, Hearts joined the Ghanaian football League, now Ghana Premier League, and has flourished ever since. In the year 2000, Hearts of Oak won the Ghana FA Cup, the Ghana Premier League, and the CAF Champions League Cup. Sir Cecil Jones Attuquayefio remains Hearts' most celebrated coach after he led the club to win the CAF Champions League in 2000, CAF Super Cup in 2001, and the CAF Confederations Cup in 2004.

The club was formed by a group of young men led by Christopher Brandford Nettey, a war leader of the Ga Colonial era. His other colleagues were the Simon Okraku brothers (Adolf, Alfred, and Wilhelm), J.T.O Ankrah, J.A Aryee, Dodoo Annang, Darku Abbey, Mark Nettey, the Simon duo, the Bruce Tagoe brothers, Willie Ocran, T.F Wilson, J.D.K Botwe, F.D Amoo, Peter Malm, Quashie Coker and Akom Duncan. In fact, all founders were the first players of the team and the first captain was the Saltpond born Akom Duncan.

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  • August 18, 2022 5:44 pm local time

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