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Match Preview – AshantiGold Vrs Asante Kotoko

Obuasi Ashanti Gold SC goes head-to-head with league leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC at the Obuasi Leonard Clayton Sports Stadium today 2nd June 2022 at exactly 15:00 UTC. This match was supposed to be played on Matchday 29 of the Ghana Premier League but was postponed due to security reasons after the decision from the GFA Disciplinary Committee on AshantiGold’s match-fixing scandal.

Head–to–Head

AshantiGold and Asante Kotoko have met five (5) times since February 2020. Three (3) matches ended in a draw while Asante Kotoko won twice. The most recent match between the two sides took place on January 9, 2022, in Kumasi on Matchday 12 of the Ghana Premier League where Asante Kotoko won by 3 goals to 1.

AshantiGold scored 1 goal in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while Asante Kotoko scored 4. So overall, Asante Kotoko has a better head-to-head record against Ashanti Gold in their recent history.

AshantiGold has won 12 of their 30 matches in the Ghana Premier League, drawing 6 and having 12 defeats this season, scoring 41 goals and conceding 32. Asante Kotoko has won 17, drawn 8 and lost 5 of their 30 matches this season. Scoring 42 goals and conceded 18.

Recent Form

Ashanti Gold drew their last league match against Accra Lions while Asante Kotoko won at Tarkwa against Medeama SC in their previous match. The last 20 matches have seen AshantiGold won 9, lost 8 and drawn 3. Kotoko on the other hand has won 10, drawn 6 and lost 4 from their last 20 matches.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko just needs a point from this game to be crowned Champions of the 2021/2022 season of the Ghana Premier League. Will they win the league this afternoon or have to wait for their next league match? Time and Destiny will determine.

It’s a match fit for the gods as both Franck Mbella Etouga of Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold’s Yaw Annor are chasing the goal king this season with 20 and 19 goals respectively. They are going to be the players to watch this afternoon at Len Clay Stadium.

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