Bechem United F.C.
Bechem United Football Club (officially: Bechem United Football Club or the "Hunters") is a Ghanaian professional football club, based in Bechem, Brong-Ahafo. They are competing in the Ghanaian Premier League and currently participating in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup. They are current Champions of the Ghana FA Cup (2015/16).
|Full name||Bechem United Football Club|
|Ground||Nana Gyeabour's Park|
Bechem United has a long history of rivalry with Brong Ahafo (BA) Stars and Berekum Chelsea. In 2007, the youth team of Bechem United took part in the Trofeo Karol Wojtyla, a youth tournament in the Italian Commune of Fiumicino, Province of Rome, Lazio region.
FA Cup ChampionsEdit
Bechem United won the Ghanaian FA Cup 2015/2016 for the first time in the club History after they claimed a 2-1 win over Okwawu United at the Cape Coast Stadium in September 2016. Yaw Annor scored the brace in the final.
The club plays its home games in the Glo Premier League from the Nana Gyeabour's Park, since the club's original home, the Bechem park is (5,000 capacity), and the requirements of the Glo Premier League made it fall short of the required capacity.
- As of 12 November 2020
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Kingsley Owusu-Achau (Ghanaian)
- Kingsley Osei Bonsu (Ghanaian)
- Chief Executive Officer
- Nana Akwesi Darlyn (Ghanaian)
- Administrative Manager
- Francis German Hackman(Ghanaian)
- Director of Operations
- Francis Addai (Ghanaian)
- Team Manager
- Emmanuel Amoako Gyampah (Ghanaian)
- Public Relations Officer
- Emmanuel Gyasi Atuahene (Ghanaian)
- Romain Folz (French)
- Dr Hanna Bissiw (politician, Ministry of Water)
- FA Cup: 1
- Runners up: 2017
References and notesEdit
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