BetPawa Premier League’s strugglers meet at Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, where Kotoku Royals will bid to build on their victory against Gold Stars to snatch another win over Tamale City.
Tamale City and Kotoku Royals are both stuck in tailspins that have turned their seasons into disappointments. That makes their meeting a notable one to follow.
The hosts is mired in a five-match winless slide, having drawn two and lost three. They are the only club in the league to pick only two wins in the ongoing campaign.
They drew goalless in their last game with FC Samartex while the Royals returned to winning with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Bibiani Gold Stars.
Kotoku Royals has also had a poor run, and finds itself struggling to escape automatic relegation. The have won three matches, drawn one and lost eleven.
Ex-Kotoko forward, Andy Kumi is the player to watch. He has been a bright spot for Kotoku Royals in their last two game, scoring the club’s lone goal in its 5-1 loss to Asante Kotoko on week 14. He also scored twice when the team picked a vital win over Gold Stars over the weekend in Cape Coast. They will also rely on their all time top-scorer, Dzikoe Richard, who has bagged three goals in the current season.
Tamale City’s possible starting lineup:
Liventius Arthur GK, Cisse Tijani, Abdul Mubark Kadiri, Raphael Essien, Isaah Nyaabila, Patrick Amartey, Collins Boateng, Isaac Mensah, Mohammed Yahaya, Raymond Kwofie, Bismark Asare.
Kotoku Royals’ possible lin-eup:
Ebenezer Akpor Kommey, Joe Boateng, Fawzi Ali, Enoch Oppong Opare, Edward Mensah, Selorm Klutse, Prince Kwame Dogbe, Mohammed Zakari, Francis Andy Kumi, Richard Dzikoe
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