Match day 17 of the Ghana Premier League kicks off with an exciting game between Accra Lions and log leaders FC Samartex at the WAFA Park in Sogakope on Friday, 29th December 2023.
Accra Lions have amassed 20 points so far after playing 16 games in the Ghana Premier League this season. Their performance places them on the 9th position of the GPL table. The visitors, FC Samartex are on the top of the table willing to maintain their spot as the league rounds off for the second round. Samartex have 29 points after 16 games.
Samartex will pose a lot of threat against Accra Lions as they have lost just a game in their last seven matches in the GPL. They beat Karela United 3-0 in match day 16 of the league and have not lost a game in their last 3 away games.
Accra Lions on the other hand have not been consistent with their performance so far. They have won three, drew one and lost three in their last seven games. Considering their home form, they have lost two and won three in their last 5 home games. Accra Lions had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Dreams FC in match week 16 of the league.
A win for Accra Lions may help them finish in the top-half of the league while a victory for their opponent will extend their lead on the apex of the table.
REFEREE: FOSTER BASTIOURS
ASSISTANTS: KENNETH TWENEBOAH KODUA & ERNEST AKATEY
4TH REFEREE: SELORM YAO BLESS
MATCH COMMISIONER: CHARLES DARKWA