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Kotoko to face league leaders Wa All Stars

The Porcupine Warriors will take the Wa lads in the topliner of the mid-week

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Asante Kotoko will be seeking revenge whereas All Stars are determined to earn a historic double over the most successful league side in the anal of Ghana football.

Match facts and team news

Kotoko

The Porcupine Warriors were the only side that earned a point away last weekend in the GPL when they held Techiman City to a 1-1 draw.

Kotoko are lying 3 on the league log with 27 points after 16 league games played.

Michael Osei the interim coach of the club has played 10 league games won 6, lost 2 and drawn 2.

Dauda Mohammed is the leading top scorer of Kotoko with 7 league goals.

Amos Frimpong, the skipper of the team has also been a source of goal this season and has been tormenting opposing teams with his surging runs. He got the equaliser for Kotoko against Techiman City over the weekend.

The only side that have managed to beat Kotoko in Kumasi this season are New Edubiase United on match day 9.

Wa All Stars

The Wa lads are leading the pack with 31 points, seeking to win the Ghana Premier League for the very first time in the club’s history.

They piped Berekum Chelsea by a goal to nil over the weekend to beat them back to back in the league.

Kotoko’s interim coach Michael Osei suffered his first away defeat against Wa All Stars on match day 14 at Wa.

All Stars are undefeated in their past 5 league games and have won their last 3.

Richard Arthur is the leading top scorer of Wa All Stars with 6 league goals. He was the same person who scored against both Kotoko and Hearts of Oak, the two giants of Ghana football in the first round.

Head to head

These sides have faced each other on 17 occasions in the league. The Porcupine Warriors have won 9 as against 3 by Wa All Stars, while 5 games have ended in draws.

At Kotoko’s home grounds, they have played 8 games in the league. Kotoko have won 6, lost 1 and drawn 1 against the visitors.

The past three league encounters in the league in Kumasi have ended 3-1.

Last season and last three seasons, the hosts won by 3-1, whereas All Stars won by the same score line last two seasons.

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