Asante Kotoko face second-placed Bechem United at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium this afternoon, with Seydou Zerbo looking to close the gap on leaders, Aduana Stars.
After Sunday’s FA Cup exit, the Reds will now shift their attention to the Premier League to fight for a place in Africa.
The team is hoping for a revival fortunes as they welcome their supporters for the much anticipated ‘Fan Festival’.
Goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim starts in goal ahead of Frederick Asare.
Mohammed Alhassan, Augustine Agyapong, Sheriff Mohammed and Nicholas Osei-Bonsu continue in defence.
In midfield, captain Richard Boadu, Mohammed Sherrif and Lamptey will be tasked to protect the defence.
In attack, it’s Steven Mukwala lining up alongside Enoch Morrison, and Georges Mfegue.
Brazilian striker Matheus Medieros de Souza headlines the bench, which includes Rocky Dwamena, John Tedeku, Eric Zeze, Sarfo Taylor and others.
Maxwell Agyemang, Justice Blay, Yusif Mubarik, Isaac Oppong and Rashid Nortey have all been ruled out of the game with different degrees of injuries.
Asante Kotoko starting XI to face Bechem United:
Danlad Ibrahim GK
Richard Boadu Agadas (C)
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