MATCH PREVIEW : Asante Kotoko in a herculean task to repeat a historic feat against Aduana Stars at Dormaa on Sunday.
It’s another epic encounter between the top lodgers, Aduana Stars against Asante Kotoko who’re trailing by two points difference from the second position at NAB 1 on Sunday. An expected fierce clash as the Ogya boys limbers to reclaim their supremacy after Asante Kotoko’s 2 – 0 shocking triumph broke the invincible jinx at their favourite grounds in last season.
Kotoko had never got a victory at Dormaa until Georges Mfegue’s opener from a header and Richmond Lamptey’s dazzling notch in the last ditch secured a notable victory for the Ogum’s led side. A history dreamt up by the likes of Mudasiru Salifu, Imoro Ibrahim, Frank Etouga Mbella and Abdul Ganiu Ismail who are no more part of the current squad.
The upcoming clash on Sunday proposed to be tough contest as both sides goes into the game with vast changes in their squads and the technical team altogether. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin for the home side looks forward to restore the fortress at the NAB 1 park although an arduous task against Seydou Zerbo eager for a win to achieve the climax of the league log. Kotoko makes the journey without three regular starters; Danlad Ibrahim, Augustine Agyapong and prodigious center back, Sheriff Mohammed preparing for the nearing CHAN tournament with the Black Galaxies in Egypt.
Christopher Nettey’s exit also leaves Samuel Appiah as the only recognize right back ahead of the game whereas the fully return of Sheriff Mohammed with his versatility and Patrick Asmah could be a boost to Coach Seydou Zerbo’s squad. Steven Mukwala hopes for a continues good run of form after scoring three goals in the last two games for the league champions elevating his goal tally to five in all competitions.
The league leaders host with their full fledged squad merged with experience and former opponent players like Douglas Owusu Ansah, Emmanuel Gyamfi and Kwame Adom Frimpong. Spearheaded by Bright Adjei as the marksman who suddenly lost out from the CHAN squad after scoring 5 league goals in the season so far. Aduana Stars has won three, drew one and lost one in their last five league home matches.
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