Asante Kotoko ready for Hearts of Oak on Sunday


Despite concerns raised by clubs supporters not to play the game against Hearts of Oak, Kumasi Asante Kotoko insist they are fit and ready to face Hearts this Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

The Reds will return to the playing field to face their arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the outstanding week 23 Ghana Premier League game in Kumasi.

Weeks after nursing injuries from their unfortunate accident in Nkawkaw after their 1-0 defeat against Inter Allies, the Porcupine Warriors are ready to return to what they love doing best on Sunday.

Kotoko have vowed to silence “loud mouth” Hearts of Oak and put them at their rightful place when they lock horns this weekend as they have grown tired their noisy rivals.

Most players are ready for selection on Sunday with exception of Ollenu Ashitey has been declared unfit for the game and Evans Qwao who is suspended for the game.

Even though Coach Steve Polack is still on crutches, the English man has revealed that he is mapping up strategies which would help his boys carry the day.

Hearts on the side are buzzing with confident ahead of the game looking at thir form this season and the fact that they have beaten Kotoko twice this season already.

But can the likes of Winful Kobina, Thomas Abbbey,Kwame Kizito and Patrick Razak break through the formidable defense of Kotoko this time around and hand them their first home defeat this season.

A win for both teams leaves them in the race for the title challenge against Aduana Stars and WAFA.

Kotoko particularly needs to win this game on Sunday if they still want to be in the title challenge since their next game would be a visit to Sogakope against WAFA a venue which has proved to be tough for them.



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