Ghana Premier League: Game Week Nine Preview and Predictions
To start this weekend at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park, two former Ghana Premier League winners, Aduana Stars and Accra Hearts of Oak will battle hard for supremacy. The home side got the shock of their lives in midweek, when they were trounced by Ebusua Dwarfs away,at the back of their minds only a victory will pacify their demanding home fans while Glorious Accra Hearts of Oak despite dominating Ashgold for long periods failed to find the back of the net. Both teams drew blanks and hence had to share the spoils. The pair have played fourteen(14) times, Aduana (2), Hearts (4) and eight by way of draws.
Aduana Stars 1-1 Hearts of Oak
Tema based Inter Allies traveled away to the Ohene Ameyaw Park to record an impressive three nil victory over Eleven Wonders, with that victory fresh in memory, they will hope to continue that streak to lift themselves up the table spurred on by the much idolized Victorien Adebayor who is scoring for fun lately, their opponents in Legon Cities are not doing badly per standards as they come into this duel winning their prior match by a solitary Jabila Abdul goal against Elmina Sharks. Both have played nine (9), each winning four (4) times with one (1) ending in a stalemate.
Inter Allies 2-1 Legon Cities
Kumasi based King Faisal, unlike the other relegation embattled sides are yet to win a duel in the ongoing Ghana Premier League, well their last home game ended in a seven-goal – thriller against Great Olympics evident that they are side that can score goals but will need to sort out their porous defense, all other things being equal, they are bound to start winning matches if they do so. WAFA will rue their inability to post a victory against Kotoko but this fixture against King Faisal can provide them the opportunity to score as many goals should they make good use of chances created.
King Faisal 1 – 1 WAFA
Obuasi based Ashanti Gold will this weekend clash with Dansoman outfit Liberty Professionals at the Len Clay Stadium. Ashanti Gold bolstered by a point away to Hearts whiles Liberty lost will treat this match with all the necessary attention it deserves. The home side are gunning to win the league again after winning it in 2018/19, whiles Liberty will be looking to finish in the top half of the league. They have since played 15 games with Ashgold winning eight (8) while Liberty with five (5) and two (2) draws.
Ashanti Gold 3 – 1 Liberty
Losing away at the hands of Medeama S. C painfully by a goal to nil by a Kwesi Donsu goal will linger on the minds of Bechem United who have a home fixture against Ebusua Dwarfs to redeem themselves. It’s very few sides in the ongoing top-flight league that are able to beat Aduana Stars and even better by a three goals margin, that’s the story of Ebusua Dwarfs, who produced a match-winning performance to quench the fire of the Ogya boys in Cape Coast, buoyed by that results they will come into this showdown with their heads up high to clinch at least point from this match. The clubs have so far played nine (9) games, both winning three (3) each and the remaining three (3) ending in a draw
Bechem United 2 – 0 Ebusua Dwarfs
Meanwhile, the Dawu Park will host Dreams F. C against Kotoko. Dreams are on the high after winning their midweek encounter with Liberty Professionals propelled by that victory, they will relish another against Kotoko, who managed a draw away to WAFA. Both sides have met three (3) times Kotoko winning the most two (2) whiles Dreams F. C have only won once.
Dreams F. C 2 – 1 Asante Kotoko
To Elmina now where the Ndoum Stadium with witness Elmina Sharks play host to Berekum Chelsea. Elmina Sharks will look to move on quickly from their midweek loss to Legon Cities but it will be a daunting task playing the current table-toppers of the ongoing Ghana Premier League, Berekum Chelsea victors over Karela in their midweek fixture. These two sides have only played thrice, with each winning one and the other ending in a draw.
Elmina Sharks 1 – 2 Berekum Chelsea
Accra Great Olympics Olympics in midweek entertained fans who trooped in to watch their fixture against fellow returnees King Faisal at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. The two sides were involved in a seven-goal thriller, The Dade boys will be hoping for the same as they take on a porous Eleven Wonders who were battered in their own backyard by Intel Allies led by the captain of the side Victorien Adebayor and his charges. Both sides are playing each other for the first time in the league with each looking to get the bragging rights by close of the fixture.
Olympics 2 – 1 Eleven Wonders
Karela United and Medeama SC will clash in one of the weekend’s top liners. Both sides are enjoying contrasting fortunes in the ongoing league, the home side finds themselves closer to the relegation zone while the away side are within the top four ranks. A win will help both sides in their league campaign. Karela will have to be wary off the prolific, Prince Opoku Agyemang returning from suspension.
Medeama SC have had the better of Karela United in recent times winning the only match the two have ever played by a goal to nil.
Karela 1 – 1 Medeama