Bechem United vs Hearts of Oak Preview : Bechem United will clash with Hearts of Oak at the Nana Fosu Gyaebour Park on Saturday as battle for the title rumbles on. Their Hunters defeated the Phobians 2-1 in the first round of the season.
Hearts of Oak have won two of their last five matches with two ending in a draw whiles Bechem United have won once – but the home team are yet to record a win against Hearts of Oak at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park in their last two meetings.
Accra Hearts of Oak have managed to score one goal at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park in their last two matches – (Bechem 0-1 Hearts of Oak, Bechem 1-1 Hearts of Oak).
Kasim Mingle’s side have scored 34 goals – the highest tally of goals in the league and amassed 41 points.
The Hunters sit in 4th place with two wins, two draws and one defeat whilst the Phobians have 42 points and sit in 3rd place with three wins, one draw and one defeat in their last five matches.
Top scorer of the League Hafiz Wontah Konkoni (12 goals) is available to start for Bechem United with the likes of Kofi Agbesimah, Isaiah Nyarko, Aaron Essel and Clinton Duodu all gunning for a place in the starting lineup.
Accra Hearts of Oak have been unimpressive on the road in this campaign having won four, drawn two and lost three in this campaign. Enterprising Linda Mtange, Eric Eso, Suraj Seidu, Robert Addo Sowah, Enock Asubonteng, and youngster Yaw Amankwah Baafi are all available to start for Hearts of Oak.
Captain Gladson Awako is still unavailable despite returning from a long injury lay off that has kept him out for almost two months.
Bechem United have lost only one home match this season and knows that nothing short of victory will boost their title hunt and a top four finish.
The Hunters, who threw away a two goal lead to lose 3-2 to Tamale City last weekend, are fired up for the three points as they aim to appease their fans and boost their title charge.
The game will be broadcast live on StarTimes Adepa channel 247
Meanwhile bottom placed Kotoku Royals’ unbeaten home record in the second round of the betPawa Premier League will be tested on Saturday as they host Real Tamale United at the Theatre of Dreams at Dawu.
Kotoku Royals are bottom of the table and winless in their last three games. The newly promoted side have also won just once in their last five matches, having lost three and drawn one.
Real Tamale United won 3-2 in the first round with Baba Kushibo, Issah Kuka and Mohammed Nurudeen Yussif scoring for the Tamale lads whiles Richard Dzikoe and Godwin Segla netted for Kotoku Royals.
In form Issah Kuka, Stephen Badu Dankwa, Kwame Boakye, Manaf Umar and Mohammed Sadat are all available to start for Real Tamale United whiles Kotoku Royals have the likes of Collins Kofi Kudjoe, Francis Andy Kumi, Wilson Kwabena, Paul Abanga and Fawzi Ali.
The match is scheduled for 3pm kick off at the Theatre of Dreams at Dawu on Saturday.
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