Sekondi Hasaacas Football Club

Sekondi Hasaacas Football club is a private, non-political and non-denominational entity formed by individuals in the Port City of Sekondi Takoradi in 1931. The name Hasaacas came from some individuals who were Railway workers here in Sekondi-Takoradi in the early 1930’s.They decided to used the first letters of their names to form the name of the club., thus “H.A.S.A.A.C.A.S”,namely Hammond,Amua Sakyi, Adotei, Allotey,Cann,Adotey and Sackey,forming the club Hasaacas in 1930.
Most of them were Supporters of Accra Hearts of oak but migrated to Sekondi-Takoradi mainly because of the Railway work. Amoah Sakyi was a High Court Judge and was named as the Club Board Secretary. Cann was also a Lawyer by Profession.

The name later became Sekondi Hasaacas because the team was based here in Sekondi and they decided to used the Rainbow colours as its original colours because most of the founding members were Supporters of Accra Hearts of oak, but after some years they decided to change the colours because it was clashing with the Jersey of Accra Hearts of oak, who first started using the Rainbow Colours. Hasaacas then decided to use the White, Green and Red as it new colours.

The Club later formed a junior club known as Marlavans to serve as a feeder club for the senior team. The name Marlavans also came as a results of three individuals,Markwei,Laryea and Vanderpuye, who also migrated from Accra to Sekondi-Takoradi because of the Railway works, in turn the name Marlavans was created from, Mar ,La,Van,’s

VISION
We regard football as the most popular sport in its global appeal. Therefore we submit we can through infinite appeal based on its unique mix of simplicity and complexity that cuts across age, ethnicity, religion and gender, re-shape the future of the youth in the Twin-City of Sekondi Takoradi.

MISSION
Sekondi Hasaacas Football Club as a sporting institution is committed to;
a. Promoting and facilitating the development of football through substantial infrastructural and training initiatives.
b. Engaging in proactive dialogue with opinion leaders in the region and the Ghana Football as a tool for social and economic emancipation.
c. Creating an innovative stable and progressive image.
d. Creating a mutually beneficial relationship with the corporate world.
e. Contribute to the creation and promotion of a world class sporting environment in the Oil city.

Affectionately referred to as the ‘Giant of the West’, an accolade it acquired after being the only Ghanaian to hold the dreaded Fortuna Dusseldorf to a pulsating 3-3 draw during their tour of West Africa by the German side in August 1959, the team had been the Oil City’s only participant in the top flight Ghanaian Premiership for over a decade from the mid 1996/97 football season till our unfortunate relegation to the Division One in the year 2009/2010 league season.

The club, Sekondi Hasaacas, has a very rich history, producing four (4) captains for the senior national team (the black stars) and contributed as many as five (5) players to the 1982 squad that won the African nations Cup in Tripoli, Libya.

The supporters group of Sekondi Hasaacas FC are known as (council) are in hundreds of thousands across the region and keenly follow the progress of the club at all levels. The club has a mid-profile but a reputation for killing giants.

Hence it has admirers and sympathizer’s country wide, indeed many football fans have made Sekondi Hasaacas their second club of choice to support.

The bright green, white and red flag of the club and the ball-headed giant logo is very appealing to large bands of fans and supporters of the club.

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2 thoughts on “Sekondi Hasaacas Football Club”

  1. Hasaacas initially shifted to green and white before in the eighties they added the red, also we provided 6 players to the national team the won in Libya in 1982. Joe Carr, Emmanuel Quarshie, Isaac paha, Kwame Sampson, Windsor Kofi Abbrey, John Ebo Essien

  2. Thanks greatly Mr. Thompson, for the addition, We will update the profile as and when we find more information. Thank you.

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