Ghana has an international game on Sunday but much focus would still be on the premier league as match-day-2 fixtures are rolled out this weekend.
Though the league is in its early stages, the race to move within the top four remains keener with the weekend’s fixtures expected to churn out mixed results which would certainly alter the standing.
Premier league action kicks off on Saturday with a game between Real Sportive and Berekum Arsenals at the El-Wak stadium in Accra. Just a point separates Sportive - who lost their opening day game - and the Gunners.
Leaders, Liberty Professionals are not in action until Sunday when they try to build up on their early lead when they play away to Gamba All Blacks at the Swedru Park.
The Black Magicians would resist any attempts by the away side to add them to their list of casualties after their 4-0 thumping of King Faisal on match-day-1.
Accra Hearts of Oak would be trying to put behind them their troubles and hope luck smile at them as they seek to capitalise on the poor start by AshantiGold in the weekend’s match-of-day action.
The Phobians would be the guest of David Duncan’s Miners at the Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast as Obuasi-based side begin to serve their three-game home ban.
After showing signs of their pre-season form on the opening day of the league, though positive, Asante Kotoko would be away to newly promoted Zaytuna FC at the Carl Reindorf Park at Dansoman.
The league debutants had a bad start to the season with an away loss and would hope to pick a point off the Porcupine Warriors, especially playing at home.
Kesben FC, who started life in the elite competition, thus their debut, with a win, will be away to bottom club, King Faisal at the Coronation Park in Sunyani while All Stars after picking a point away return to their Wa grounds to host Real Tamale United.
At the El- Wak Stadium, Great Olympics will welcome Kpando Heart of Lions.
Tema Youth will try to maintain their good form when they travel away to play Sekondi Hasaacas at the Gyandu Park.