In a quest to win a first away match this season, Inter Allies will travel to the Western Region to battle out with Sekondi Hasaacas in the match day 8 fixture of the 2014/15 First Capital Plus Premier League.
Venue: Essipong Sports Stadium
Date: 21st February, 2015
Time: 3:15 pm (local time) (15:15GMT)
TV Coverage: Live on SuperSports on DSTV
Ibrahim Alhassan and Sulley Mohammed started training earlier this week recovering from their respective health issues but failed to make the trip to Essipong as the medics say the match is too early for them.
However, Niare Benogo and Stephen Owusu Ansah who also started training on Monday, recovering from their respective health problems where added to the team to move to camp after they passed the match fitness test.
Captain/defender Joseph Aidoo and forward Prosper Kasim won’t be available for this match as they’ve moved to camp for national assignment with the Black Satellites, vice captain Baba Mensah will join the team from Ghana U23 camp.
New signings Issah Yakubu and Emmanuel Nettey have received their first call ups to join 17 others to camp for the trip to the Western Region.
Both clubs met twice last season with each side running away with a home win. The last time both sides met at the Essipong Stadium the hosts went away with a 1-0 slender win.
1. First Round: Hasaacas 1-0 Inter Allies. – Essipong.
2. Second Round: Inter Allies 2-0 Hasaacas (Talla Ndiaye and Abdul Fatawu Safiu)
Inter Allies are 4th on the league table prior to this match with 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats accumulating 11 points. They come to the match with a high morale from the comfortable 2-0 win over Aduana.
On the other hand, Hasaacas lie 3 places below the Eleven Is To One on the league log with 3 wins also, a draw and 3 defeats making 10 points – just a point short off Paa Kwesi’s men. The hosts will like to accommodate no errors coming from two straight defeats.
Hasaacas last 5 games:
1. New Edubiase 1-0 W (H)
2. Heart of Lions 2-0 L (A)
3. Aduana Stars 2-0 W (H)
4. Great Olympics 2-0 L (A)
5. B.A. United 1-0 L (A)
Inter Allies last 5 games
1. Liberty Prof. 0-0 D (H)
2. Asante Kotoko 1-0 L (A)
3. New Edubiase 2-0 W (H)
4. Heart of Lions 0-0 D (A)
5. Aduana Stars 2-0 W (H )