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Heart of Lions battle Gold Stars, Real Tamale United host Accra Lions Monday

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Heart of Lions will host Bibiani GoldStars at the Kpando Park on Matchday 23 of the Ghana Premier League on Monday.

The Kpando lads are in the relegation Zone with 21 points - having won 2 and suffered 3 defeats in their last 5 league games – with a total number of 17 home points – the 3rd lowest in the League. Lions have scored 10 and conceded 6 league goals and are unbeaten in their last 5 home games following 4 wins and one draw.

Bibiani GoldStars head into the game with 3 wins, 1 draw and one defeat in their last 5 league games as they currently sit in 11th place in the table with 28 points. The Miners are the second club with the lowest away points (4) in the League after scoring 3 and conceding 14 goals in the process.

The two sides will be meeting at Kpando for the first in the League after drawing 2-2 in the first round at DUN’s Park.

Mustapha Yakubu, Ebenezer Abban, Ishmael Addo, Bismark Anim, Godfred Asamoah Kwadwo, Christian Boateng, Yaw Danso, Ruben Hennessey, Atta Kusi and Kwesi Pong are all ready for the clash.

Prince Kwabena Owusu and Alex Aso have scored in three consecutive league games for Bibiani Gold Stars. The likes of Appiah McCarthy, Frank Amankwah, Vincent Atinga, Eric Bosomtwi, William Dankyi, Yakubu Haqq, Emmanuel Odai and Adraman Yahaya are all fit for the game on Monday.

 

Elsewhere at the Golden City Park, Bottom placed Real Tamale United will lock horns with inform Accra Lions. Real Tamale United are winless in their last 5 league games and are bottom of the table with 19 points.

Real Tamale United have managed 16 points, scored 14 and conceded 13 goals - the second lowest in the league and the side that have conceded the most goals in the League.

Accra Lions moved to the 9th position (30 points) - after back to back wins over Asante Kotoko in Kumasi and Accra Great Olympics at Sogakope - having won 3, drawn 1 and lost 1 in their last 5 league games. Accra Lions are the 4th club with the most away points in this campaign (12 points) - having netted 10 and conceded 15 goals.

Ibrahim Tanko's side have one outstanding game against defending champions Medeama SC and will hope to grab all the spoils over Real Tamale United to continue their impressive run.

Real Tamale United have hosted Accra Lions twice at home since 2021/22 season with Real Tamale United winning both encounters. Real Tamale United beat Accra Lions 2-0 in 2021/22 and 3-1 in the 2022/23 season.

Mohammed Mankuyeli who has scored 7 goals in the ongoing campaign hopes to add to his tally while the likes of Baba Kushibo, Lord Adabo, Issah Ahmed, Abdul Aziz, Iddrisu Gadafi, Hafiz Adams, Faisal Gariba, Alhassan Musah, Afriyie Owusu and Jorge Renchi push to make amends for the home side.

Accra Lions boast Blessing Dankwah, Dominic Amponsah, Issa Husein, Sadat Seidu, Kelvin Amanyo, Shawkan Mohammed, Bernard Kesse, Fredrick Asante, Yahaya Mohammed, Daniel Awuni, Baba Salifu Apiiga, Samuel Gyimah and Ibrahim Issa.

The game will kick off at 3pm at the Golden City Park in Berekum.

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