Champions Asante Kotoko have a date with Berekum Chelsea – at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday as the battle to retain their League title continues. The Champions are in desperate need of the points following the 2-1 loss to Real Tamale United on Matchday 8 at the Aliu Mahama stadium.
Matches between these sides have always been close with their last encounter swinging in favour of Berekum Chelsea in a 1-0 win. Kelvin Obeng scored the only goal of the match on the 80th minute mark as the Blues coasted to a slim win in Kumasi.
Asante Kotoko are 3rd in the League log with 14 points and have failed to win a game in their last two matches – 1-1 against Legon Cities and a 2-1 loss to Real Tamale United. In addition to that, the Reds have managed two wins, two losses and one draw in their last five Premier League matches.
Coach Seydou Zerbo will be looking forward to win the game after failing to record a victory in his last two matches with players like Justice Blay, in form Nicholas Mensah, Steven Mukwala and George Mfegue available for selection.
Whiles Berekum Chelsea’s Christopher Ennin would heavily rely on will on the competitions top scorer Mezack Afriyie (six goals), Awuah Dramani, Lord Amoah and shot stopper Obeng Sekyere Gregory.