League Preview: Kotoko on brink of title success

first_imgThe title destination for the First Capital Plus Premier League could be decided on Wednesday with Kumasi looking the likely berth.The competition returns in midweek after a four-week break and all sixteen sides will be in action across the country.Asante Kotoko are a step away from becoming champions as they need a win to celebrate their 23rd title in the Ghanaian topflight.With a seven-point gap to their advantage and three more games to go, Kotoko will travel to the Gyamfi Park to play New Edubiase.Edubiase, who are two points above relegation need all three points to improve their standing while the Porcupine Warriors go in search for all the spoils to win back-to-back titles and a return to continental football.The race for the second Champions League spot also takes centre stage with second-place, Heart of Lions seeking to consolidate their position. Lions will come up against Amidaus Professionals, who are sitting second from at the Tema Stadium.Trailing Lions by three points, Hearts of Oak, who are out of contention for the title will rather focus their energies on the competition for second place when the come up against Inter Allies at the Accra Stadium.Aduana Stars, battling with relegation will host Hasaacas at the Agyemang Badu Park while AshantiGold travel to the Wa Park to face Wa All Stars in the push for a top-four place.The T&A Park will host the fixture between Medeama and Berekum Chelsea. Either side are just two points above the drop. At the Baba Stadium, King Faisal, level with the third candidate for relegation will continue their attempt to push up the log when they play Liberty Professionals. And finally, bottom side Ebusua Dwarfs will try to save their season with three more games to go when they host Bechem United at the Robert Mensah Stadium.last_img read more