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Kosta Papic Names 20 man Squad For Elmina Sharks Clash

Head Coach of Hearts of Oak, Kosta Papic has announced a 20-man squad for their Matchday 8 encounter against Elmina Sharks on Sunday at the Elmina Sports Stadium.

Two key midfielders Nurudeen Abdul Aziz and Lawali Mamane were not part of the squad due to injuries.

Isaac Mensah after an impressive showdown at the training sessions has been handed a place in the squad.

Larry Ibrahim Sumaila is back in the squad after missing the Bechem encounter while Emmanuel Nettey, Obeng Junior and Michelle Sarpong are ruled out of the game due to various injuries

Papic is bent on working to improve the performance of the team and take the Phobians back to the glory days. Hearts of Oak thumped Bechem United 6-1 in their last game in the league and are looking forward to another win

Below is a full list of the squad for the game

GOALKEEPERS:
Richmond Ayi, Richard Attah.

DEFENDERS:
Mohammed Alhassan, Robert Addo, Fatau Mohammed, Raddy Ovouka, William Denkyi, James Serwornu, Nuru Sulley, Larry Sumaila

MIDFIELDERS:
Benjamin Afutu Kotey, Frederick Ansah Botchway, Abdul Manaf Gumah, Eric Dizan, Dominic Eshun.

STRIKERS:
Patrick Razak, Abednego Tetteh, Victor Aidoo, ,Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, Isaac Mensah

Following the directives from the government to allow 20 percent of spectators to fill the various stadia for the view of the ongoing GPL, Kumasi Asante Kotoko has announced that they will be selling 10,000 tickets for their clash against liberty professionals on Sunday.

The club announced that they will sell their unused tickets for Matchday 1 against Bechem United.

The club in a release, disbursed the tickets as follows: 9000 popular stand tickets to be sold for 15 cedis, 400 lower VIP tickets to be sold for 30 cedis and 50 cedis for upper VIP and 200 complementary tickets will be given away.

Four players and four officials of Kumasi Asante Kotoko are believed the have contracted the Covid 19 virus following their return from Sudan, the club announced.

The players and officials are currently in isolation and the other players are preparing for their Ghana premier league game against Iiberty professionals.

The porcupine warriors we’re kicked out of the champions league without kicking a ball in the second leg against Al hilal in Sudan.

Seven players and four officials were reported to have contacted the virus, leaving the team with not enough players to raise a team for the game in Omdurman, Sudan.

The porcupine warriors, in the same way as it favoured then against FC Nouadhibou, we’re kicked out of the competition and would have the opportunity to contest in the c CAF Confederations Cup.

KOTOKO has been paired with Algerian giants, ES Setiff in the Confederations Cup. The first leg of which will be played here in Ghana on February 14.

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