Asante Kotoko face Sharks in the Ghana Premier League on Sunday – here’s the latest Porcupines team news ahead of the match.
Zdravsko Lugarusic has a number of things to think about ahead of the clash on March 5th.
Yakubu Mohammed is expected to lead porcupines forward line against Elmina Sharks on Sunday, alongside darling boy Baba Mahama .
Kwame Boahen won’t be available for selection as he’s still recovering from his foot injury. Boahen missed the Ashanti Derby after suffered slight foot injury in the match day 3 encounter against Bechem.
Captain Amos Frimpong who started training on Wednesday is due to miss Sundays game and won’t be able to mark his second appearance of the season after hurting the arm against Liberty.
Sundays game won’t feature Ashittey Ollenu as he’s due to be rested .
Evans Quao , after suffered a toe injury just a week to our league opener against Liberty also sees his P.O.P. being removed to continue his recovery process.
Awal Mohammed who received his ITC during the week won’t be available.
Kotoko heads back to the Baba Yara to take on the new comers Elmina Sharks and their victory against Ash Gold and Zravsko Lugarusic is expected to name a strong side against the coastal boys who had a one all results against defending league champions Wa All Stars on Wednesday.
THE PROBABLE LINE [ THE 3-5-2]
Goalkeeper Felix Annan, who stoled the show last Monday in Obuasi, is set to keep his place ahead of experienced Ernest Sowah.
The A.A.A. [Adams, Awudu, Ainooson] Wall Of Jericho is expected to keep their place to continue their clean sheet streak on Sunday. Kotoko is yet to concede a goal after seeing Liberty’s Benjamin Eshun scoring in the match day fixture.
Few changes would be expected, Luga will hope to put attacking minded players in midfield when they meet play on Sunday. Likely to be maintained in midfield per the line up from our last game would be Seth Opare and Baba Mahama. Summing the 5 man midfield would see Prince Acquah , Eric Donkor and Frank Sarfo Gyamfi.
Leading top scorer Yakubu Mohammed and Emmanuel Gyamfi is expected to start up front.
In Goal – FELIX ANNAN
The Back 3 – AHMED ADAMS , AWUDU NAFIU, SAMUEL ABEIKU AINOOSON
The Loaded Midfield – EMMANUEL GYAMFI , SETH OPARE , PRINCE ACQUAH , BABA MAHAMA , FRANK SARFO GYAMFI
Last Men Standing – EMMANUEL GYAMFI and YAKUBU MOHAMMED
Asante Kotoko will be hoping to avoid a shock defeat and hold on to unbeaten record in this season’s campaign.