In-form Accra Hearts of Oak will host Bechem United on Matchday 10 of the betPawa Premier League after recording a massive away victory against Nsoatreman FC. The former League Champions will host the Hunters at the Cape Coast Stadium in a Matchday 10 fixture on Monday.
The game has been shifted to the Cape Coast stadium due to the unavailability of the Accra Sports stadium. Bechem United are winless against Hearts of Oak in their last four games with the Phobians recording two victories and the other two ending in a draw. Hearts of Oak sit 3rd in the League log with 16 points and have managed three wins in their last five games.
The Phobians are unbeaten in their last eight games and the last time they lost a match was against Aduana FC on the opening day of the season. Bechem United have recorded one away victory this season against Dreams FC - a game which ended 2-1 at the theatre of Dreams at Dawu – the Hunters are currently 8th in the log with 13 points.
Hearts of Oak will go into the game without their captain Gladson Awako, defenders Konadu Yiadom and Dennis Korsah, forward Daniel Barnieh Afriyie who are currently with the Black Galaxies but an opportunity for the likes of Salifu Ibrahim, Amankwah Baafi, Asante Yeboah and Zakari Yakubu to shine. Bechem United will miss the services of their goalkeeper Abdulai Iddrisu who is also with the Galaxies.
Hearts of Oak have been pretty domiant at the Cape Coast keeping an unbeaten run at the venue with their last game in Cape Coast ending in a 1-0 win against Kotoku Royals. The 3pm kick off fixture will be broadcast live on StarTimes Adepa Channel 247
In another match on Saturday, Tamale City clashes with Accra Great Olympics at the Aliu Mahama Stadium. The newly promoted side have won just a game this season with four draws and four losses and currently sit in 17th place with 7 points after 9 weeks of matches in the betPawa Premier League.
Accra Great Olympics are winless in their last two games against Berekum Chelsea and Aduana FC and occupies the 7th place in the League log. Tamale City have won once in their last five games, drawn three and lost one in the process.
The Dade boys will miss the services of defender Solomon Adomako, forward Abdul Razak Yussif and midfielder Razak Kasim due to national assignment whiles the likes of Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, Oko Grippman and Amos Acheampong are available for selection.
Tamale City will have Isaac Mensah, Issah Nyanbila and Samuel Baah Nuako all available for the game.