Kotoko eager to deepen Oly’s woes …as Hearts aim to bounce back
● Kotoko players celebrating a goal. Can they account for Olympics tomorrow?
The 2022/23 betPawa Premier League continues this weekend with mouth-watering clashes on Match Day 11 across all match venues.
Today at the Cape Coast Stadium, Hearts of Oak will host Tamale City in a tough contest.
The Phobians were 2-1 losers to Bechem United in their last meeting and will aim to bounce back while the visitors who recorded an impressive 3-2 triumph over Kotoku Royals will hope to keep their form, having won two and a draw in their last three encounters.
Defending champions, Asante Kotoko will host Accra Great Olympics at the Baba Yara Sports on Sunday.
Following their goalless draw with Aduana Stars last weekend, the Porcupine Warriors occupy the second spot on the league log with 18 points, two behind leaders Aduana Stars and will pray for an Aduana Stars fall to Gold Stars on Monday. A win guarantees a top spot for the Asanteman Warriors, while Great Olympics will be in search of their first victory after three consecutive defeats to Tamale City, Aduana Stars and Berekum Chelsea where they last won in November.
At the WAFA Park in Sogakope today, it will be an Accra derby between Accra Lions and Legon Cities.
The action continues tomorrow at the Crosby Awuah Memorial (CAM) Park when Aiyinase-based Karela United battle Real Tamale United – who will have to deal with the absence of talisman David Abagna currently on national duties with the Black Galaxies.
Bechem United will rub shoulders with King Faisal at the Nana FosuGyeabour Park tomorrow, while two debutants – Nsoatreman and Samartex, battle it out at the Nana Kronmansah Park same day.
Dreams FC will take on Medeama SC at the Dawu Park before Gold Stars face Aduana Stars at the Dun’s Park on Monday to climax the first round games.
BY LINUS SIAW NARTEY