Asante Kotoko will host arch-rivals Hearts of Oak at the Accra Sports Stadium this afternoon in the Ghana Premier League matchweek
The biggest game on the Ghanaian soil always come along with magnificent scenes with supporters filling the stadium to the brim, however, today’s game will be different as it will be without the vociferous supporters of the two teams following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
The Porcupines are in some phenomenal form and would want to build on their last game in the league where they inflicted 2-0 defeat to Karela United to soil their over sixty games home invincibility record.
Though Asante Kotoko have suffered two defeats at their own backyard this season, they would want to prevent another defeat especially against their arch rivals Hearts of Oak.
The last time the two teams met at the Accra Sports Stadium, Asante Kotoko emerged as winners thanks to Justice Blay and Naby Keita’s goals.
The Phobians also have their noses in front despite a resignation streak at the club. U-15 coach, Samuel Nii Noi has produced some magic by recording two wins against Liberty Professionals and Ebusua Dwarfs.
Kwame Opoku who was not in the team to face Bechem United last Thursday is expected to lead the attack for the Reds with Naby Keita. Fabio Gama who was part of the benchwarmers against Bechem United will lead the midfield in his first super clash game.
Here, We look at how Johnson Smith could set his side up for the blockbuster contest in a 4-4-2 formation.
Kotoko Possible Line Up: Razak Abalora (GK), Christopher Nettey, Imoro Ibrahim, Ismail Abdul-Ganiu, Mubarik Yussif, Emmanuel Sarkodie, Emmanuel Gyamfi (C), Latif Anabila, Kwame Opoku, Naby Keita, Fabio Gama.