Gradually, the 2014/15 First Capital Plus Premier League season is coming to an end and now it’s time to once again put a show against the League Champions.
Asante Kotoko are in town for the week 27 fixture and are poised for victory as a win over Inter Allies will see them jump above the ‘Eleven Is To One’ on the league table.
After 26 games each (13 home and 13 away) Inter Allies have accumulated 40 points and lie 4th on the league table while Kotoko lie 5th after managing to pull 38 points.
Competition: First Capital Plus Premier League (Week 27)
Venue: Tema Sports Stadium
Date: Sunday 9th August, 2015
Time: 3:00pm (15:00GMT)
Broadcast: No live television coverage, but radio commentary will be available.
Referee: TIMOTHY OBUOBISA
Assistant 1: DAWOOD OUUEDRAOGO
Assistant 2: EFFA TETTEH
Fourth Official: EMMANUEL OFFEI
Match Commissioner: C.W. OKAI
Abass Mohammed has returned to the team, missing the previous game against Edubiase after serving one match for accumulating three yellow cards.
Gockel Ahortor who missed the last game has also joined the team for the titanic clash.
After picking a yellow card in Edubiase, Issah Yakubu will miss the chance to face his former side after getting three yellow cards.
Ropapa Mensah still hasn’t recovered from his foot injury and will also the miss the game.
FORM GUIDE and HEAD-TO-HEAD:
Both sides have met three times in the Premier League, the Porcupines have won twice and Inter Allies have won once.
2013/14 Season – First Round:
1. Inter Allies 0-1 Kotoko – Tema
2. Second Round:
Kotoko 0-1 Inter Allies (Abdul Fatawu Safiu) – Accra
2014/15 Season: First Round:
3. Kotoko 1-0 Inter Allies – Kumasi
4. Inter Allies ?-? Kotoko – Tema
Inter Allies have played 13 matches in Tema Sports Stadium this season, summing 9 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat.
The ‘Eleven Is To One’ have failed to score twice and kept 8 clean sheets in the process with 18 goals scored and 5 conceded.
Asante Kotoko on the other hand have played 13 away games as well, 4 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses.
They have failed to score 4 times when playing away conceding 17 and scoring 16.
INTER ALLIES last 6 Games:
1. Inter Allies 1-0 Great Olympics
2. BA United 0-2 Inter Allies
3. Inter Allies 2-0 Hasaacas
4. Aduana Stars 1-0 Inter Allies
5. Inter Allies 2-1 Heart of Lions
6. New Edubiase 2-2 Inter Allies
ASANTE KOTOKO last 6 GAMES:
1. Medeama 0-0 Kotoko
2 Kotoko 0-3 Berekum Chelsea
3. WAFA 0-1 Kotoko
4. Kotoko 1-0 AshantiGold
5. Hearts of Oak 1-2 Kotoko
6. Kotoko 3-1 All Stars