Accra Hearts of Oak SC are set to unveil a female football club according to Bankroller and club’s board chairman, Togbe Afede XIV.
According to the Majority shareholder of the club, negotiations for purchasing a women’s team have been completed and it’s at an advanced stage with an announcement expected soon.
Speaking to Citi FM Sports, Togbe Afede XIV said;
“We have finished negotiations to acquire a football team in the Women’s division.
“This means that in a matter of weeks, we can announce a female side for Hearts of Oak, the Oaks FC.
“That is also a requirement of CAF,” he added.
The club currently operates as a men’s team and has a youth team, Auroras, where talented players are promoted to the first team.
Togbe’s ambition is to elevate Hearts of Oak to the level of top European clubs such as Barcelona and Real Madrid, both of which have multiple teams in various sports such as hockey and basketball.
Since becoming the club’s majority shareholder, the great king has made significant investments. They are building a training complex and commercial centre.