SUPERCLASH: Asante Kotoko face rivals Hearts of Oak in a crunchy tie in Kumasi

Asante Kotoko hope for a revenge this afternoon when they host their sworn rivals Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Stadium in a crunchy match-week 24 of the Ghana Premier League

Both teams have encountered each other twice this season, one win for the ‘Phobians’ with the other fixture ending in a draw.

Asante Kotoko’s narrow win over King Faisal last week has now preserved their lead, now 8 points adrift Bechem United who are on the second position.

Meanwhile, Hearts of Oak also made into top four zone after week 23 following their precious 1-0 win over Medeama SC last week in the capital.

Coach Prosper will miss his holding midfielder Justice Blay due to injury so as youngster Isaac Oppong who is out for the remainder of the season.

Skipper Abdul Ganiyu Ismail returns from suspension but is still doubtful for the game so as Richmond Lamptey and Andrews Appau.

With Hearts, coach Samuel Boadu has been handed a good news due to the return Richard Attah who is likely to start in goal today.

They confirmed the signing of experience lateral Samuel Inkoom yesterday and he is also likely to make a mark in today’s game

Veteran Sulley Muntari has also being ruled out.

TIME
The game is scheduled for 3:00pm

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