Hearts of Oak SC players, owner, stadium, trophies, and world rankings

Hearts of Oak SC players, owner, stadium, trophies, and world rankings

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:56 PM

Dig into little-known facts about Hearts of Oak SC's players, the owner, their stadium, current players, trophies, and current world rankings. As one of Ghana's best clubs ever, they have won every prestigious award. However, they have had a rough start to their 2021/2022 campaign. Will they win the Ghanaian Premier League this year?

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Hearts of Oak SC players pose for a photo before a match. Photo: Accra Hearts of Oak.
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The club is one of Ghana's oldest clubs, founded in 1911. They are the most successful club in Ghana and have won the Premier League Cup 21 times. They have also won the Ghanaian F.A. Cup a record 11 times. Come with us as we find out about Hearts of Oak SC's players and more.

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Hearts of Oak SC players

They have a 30 man squad with an average age of 25 years old. The players are:


  • Richard Attah
  • Richmond Ayi
  • Richard Baidoo
  • Ben Mensa


  • Mohammed Alhassan
  • Robert Addo
  • James Sewornu


  • William Dankyi
  • Dennis Korsah


  • Fatawu Mohammed
  • Larry Sumaila
Hearts of Oak SC players
Hearts of Oak SC players during a training session. Photo: Accra Hearts of Oak( Modified by author)
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Defensive midfielders

  • Ushau Abu
  • Salim Adams
  • Abdourahamane Lawali
  • Caleb Amankwah

Central midfielders

  • Frederick Ansah Botchway
  • Sulley Muntari
  • Abdul-Aziz Nurudeen
  • Seidu Suraj

Attacking midfielders

  • Gladson Awako
  • Salifu Ibrahim


  • Daniel Afriyie
  • Patrick Razak
  • Enock Asubonteng
  • Agyenim Boateng


  • Yaw Amankwa


  • Kofi Kordzi
  • Benjamin York
  • Kwadwo Obeng Junior
  • Isaac Mensah

The team captain is Fatawu Mohammed. The coach is Samuel Boadu.

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Hearts of Oak SC players defend a ball against Al-Ahli's player during a friendly match in December 2015 in Tripoli, Libya. Photo: Mahmud Turkia
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Hearts of Oak SC achievements

They are one of the most decorated clubs in Ghana. They have won nearly all the trophies. Here is a list of all the club's achievements and trophies as of February 2022:

  • Ghana Premier League 21 times in 1956, 1958, 1961, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2020
  • Ghanain FA Cup 11 times in 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1989, 1990, 1993,1995, 1999, 2000, 2020
  • Ghana Super Cup 3 times in 1997, 1998, and 2021
  • CAF Champions League once in 2000
  • CAF Confederation Cup once in 2004
  • CAF Super Cup once in 2001
  • Ghana SWAG Cup 7 times in 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1984 and 1985
  • Ghana Telecom Gala 4 times
  • GHALCA Special Cup 3 times
  • Ghana Top Four Cup 3 times
  • Ghana Top Eight Cup 2 times
  • Annual Republic Day Cup (President's Cup) 4 times
  • Independence Cup 4 times
  • PLB Special Knockout once
  • June 4th Cup 3 times
  • 31st December Revolution Cup once

Hearts of Oak SC stadium

Their stadium is Accra Sports Stadium, located at the heart of Ghana in the City of Accra. It has a seating capacity of 40,000. It was built in 1962 and renovated in 2004. It was later rebuilt, upgraded, and modernized in 2007 to meet FIFA standards as it was a designated venue for the 2008 AFCON.

In 2001, Africa's worst footballing disaster occurred where 127 people died. During a match between rivals Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko. Trouble started when supporters of Asante Kotoko began ripping out seats in an act of hooliganism in protest at a goal allowed by the referee.

Hearts of Oak SC owner

The club is mainly owned by people who have bought shares in the team. The chairman of the club is Togbe Afede. He plans to make sure the club is run smoothly and is debt-free. In a briefing, he said,

Our promise is, notwithstanding all of these developments by way of infrastructure, to make Accra Hearts of Oak debt-free by the end of the year. Because the major shareholders of the club who have invested so much money in all these facilities will be happy to convert all that is owed to them into shares.
"Hearts of Oak will be a very unique club in this context. Almost every club in the world is in difficulty."

Hearts of Oak SC coach

The club's coach is Samuel Boadu. He signed a 3 year deal with the club on March 1st, 2021. He was handed the task of winning the league in his first season and securing a spot in the CAF Champions League. He had a difficult start to the season and had the following to say amid fears of his sacking,

"There is no pressure on me at all. This is the nature of our job; coaches are hired to be fired, so if the team is underperforming, I don't think the management will be happy to see the team go down."
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Hearts of Oak SC coach Samuel Boadu. Photo: Accra Hearts of Oak (Modified by author)
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Hearts of Oak SC legends

History is definitely on their side in terms of legends and they have some notable club players. Some of their legends played for the national team, some going up to the World Cup. Some of the legends are:

  • Sammy Adjei
  • Chris Briant
  • Ofei Ansah
  • Jacob Netteh
  • Addo Odametey
  • Adolf Armah
  • Shamo Quaye
  • Emmanuel Osei Kuffour
  • Ishmael Addo
  • Mohammed Polo
  • Ofei Dodoo

Hearts of Oak SC captain

Their team captain is Abdul Fatawu Mohammed. He was born on June 6th, 1992, in Ghana. He plays as a right-back and dons the number 2 jersey. The skipper has been at the club since 2013.

Hearts of Oak SC history

The club was founded in 1911 and is the oldest club in Ghana. Its home colours are red, yellow and blue. They won their first major match in 1922 when the Accra Football League was founded. They went on to win six of the 12 editions of the cup.

They also won the Gold Coast Club Competition in 1953, which was later rebranded to the Ghana Premier League. They remain the only African club to win the continental treble. The year 2000 was the club's most successful year, having won the Ghana Premier League, Ghana F.A. Cup, and the CAF Champions League.

Hearts of Oak SC Instagram and other socials

Their Instagram handle is @accraheartsofoak. They have over 59,000 followers as of February. Their Facebook account is Accra Hearts of Oak where they have over 283,000 followers. Their Twitter account is @HeartsofOakGH. They have over 465,000 followers on the platform.

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Hearts of Oak SC players in a training session and before a game. Photo: Accra Hearts of Oak( Modified by author)
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Hearts of Oak SC management

The club's CEO is Frederick Moore, and the director is Kwame Opare Addo. They work well with the club chairman, Togbe Afede, to ensure it is managed well and runs smoothly.

Hearts of Oak SC net worth

The club's market value is estimated to be $2.6 million. They are one of the most valuable clubs in Ghana.

Hearts of Oak SC world ranking

Currently, they are ranked at number 823 worldwide. In Africa, they are ranked at number 78. Their peak rank was 8th worldwide when they dominated continental and domestic cups in 2000.

Hearts of Oak website

Their club website is heartsofoaksc.com. The website contains information about the club, its fixtures, latest news, results from games, and a fans zone.

It is clear the Hearts of Oake SC players are some of the best in the league. They are valued highly and also perform well. Their club legends have also made notable achievements with the club and country. Unfortunately, they started the 2021/2022 season on the wrong foot but will be stabilizing soon. We will share more updates as they arrive.

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