Inter Allies will hope to bounce back to winning ways at the El Wak Stadium against WAFA SC to begin the second round of the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League.
Encounters between both sides have always produced top quality football and Sunday’s match promises to replicate the previous ones.
WAFA SC are in top form and are on top of the league log with 31 points whilst Inter Allies lie 10th with 18 points, which indicates the tie will be an interesting one.
The Academy Boys recorded a comfortable 2-0 win over the ‘Eleven Is To One’ the last time both sides met in the Ghana Premier League to end the first round.
Competition: Ghana Premier League (2016/17) – Week 16
Date: Sunday 28th May, 2017
Time: 3:00pm GMT
Venue: El Wak Stadium
Broadcast: Not Live on TV
Referee: Dally Gagba
Assistant 1: Alex Anim
Assistant 2: Freeman Anwulo
4th Referee: Timothy Obuobisa
Match Commissioner: Andrews Derry
Both sides will have their players back from the national team, the visitors had 4 players and the hosts had 1 with the locally based Black Stars.
Isaac Twum will return to the ranks of the Capelli Boys while Gideon Waja, Richmond Lamptey, Razak Abalora and Majeed Ashimeru all join WAFA for the match.
It will be a kind of match for Martin Antwi, the Inter Allies midfielder who captained these crop of WAFA players for 2 seasons, he will meet his former side for the first time after leaving them before the start of this season.
This weekend’s encounter will be the 6th meeting between both sides in the country’s topflight, Ghana Premier League.
WAFA SC have two wins and one win for Inter Allies with two drawn matches.
The last time both sides met in Inter Allies’ home venue, Frederick Boateng scored in added time to seal a 1-0 win for Inter Allies at the Tema Sports Stadium, last season.
1. Inter Allies 0-1 WAFA SC – Tema
2. WAFA SC 1-1 Inter Allies – Sogakope
3. WAFA SC 0-0 Inter Allies – Sogakope
4. Inter Allies 1-0 WAFA SC – Tema
5. WAFA SC 2-0 Inter Allies – Sogakope
6. Inter Allies ?-? WAFA SC – El Wak
STATS and FORM GUIDE:
Played in 7 home games, Inter Allies have summed 14 points at the El Wak Stadium so far, conceding 4 and scoring 9 in the process.
They have also had 4 clean sheets from 4 wins, 1 defeat, 2 draws and failed to score just once at home so far this season.
On the other hand, WAFA SC have scored 8 times and conceded 6 away goals and failed to score on 3 occasions on the road so far this season.
They have recorded 3 wins, 3 defeats and a draw in their 7 away games played, accumulating 10 points with 2 clean sheets from the away games played so far this season.
Inter Allies last 5 league games:
1. Bechem United 1-0 Inter Allies
2. Inter Allies 1-0 AshantiGold
3. Elmina Sharks 0-0 Inter Allies
4. Inter Allies 3-0 Bolga All Stars
5. WAFA SC 2-0 Inter Allies
WAFA SC last 5 league games:
1. Elmina Sharks 1-2 WAFA SC
2. WAFA SC 2-0 Bolga All Stars
3. WAFA SC 2-1 Liberty Profs…
4. Hearts of Oak 2-1 WAFA SC
5. WAFA SC 2-0 Inter Allies