They may be fierce rivals on the pitch but Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak have great respect for each other.
Hearts of Oak tweeted their best wishes to Kotoko back in August as the Kumasi club celebrated its 85th anniversary, with a pretty friendly message.
In their tweet, Hearts spoke of their desire to see both clubs push each other to greater heights for the benefit of the game in Ghana.
“On the occasion of your 85th celebrations, the management of Hearts of Oak sends you a congratulatory message.
“As the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana, it is our wish that we will leverage on our support base to continue to set the pace and make our game better.”
On the occasion of your 85th celebrations, the management of @Hearts of Oak sends you a congratulatory message. As the two most glamorous clubs in #Ghana, it is our wish that we will leverage on our support base to continue to set the pace and make our game better.
— Phobians (@HeartsOfOakGH) August 31, 2020
The Porcupine Warriors returned the favour on Wednesday, tweeting a brief but heartfelt message to Hearts to mark the Phobians’ 109th anniversary.
The tweet acknowledged the two clubs’ superiority and the mutual respect that exists between them.
“Iron sharpens iron. Happy 109th Anniversary, Phobia.”
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) November 11, 2020
Fans of both clubs expressed their pleasure over the cordial exchanges between their sides on Twitter.
Class act!👌🏿Faabu!! https://t.co/SqThy3oM8R
— Adams♡Tion (@Lallana22) November 11, 2020
— kofi Tipa (@kofimahoney) November 11, 2020
Just beautiful https://t.co/aGACgcJRAy
— Edem Tutu (@QwessiVine) November 11, 2020
Class 👏👏👏 https://t.co/UY8y4FM7if
— Elvin (@Malfentheis) November 11, 2020