League Report of Saturday, 26 October 2013
The excitement and the intrigue continues in the Ghana Premier League which has already claimed two coaching casualties after eight matches.
Hans Van Der Plyum of Medeama and Aduana's J.E. Sarpong bowed out quickly than expected.
The Premier League action kicks off at the Tema Stadium where Amidaus Professionals will attempt to bounce back following their midweek loss when an inconsistent Ebusua Dwarfs side arrives.
Then on Sunday, seven games are lined up on the fixture roster.
This weekend, the competition for the summit moves into another gear as leaders Asante Kotoko and second-placed Hearts of Oak embark on away trips that see them either consolidating their gains or counting their losses.
A visit to the Len Clay grounds in Obuasi awaits David Duncan's team as the Phobians target a big coup against AshantiGold.
For Duncan, he returns to his former employers with the determination of a man with something to prove whiles keeping an eye on the top.
The Miners are hopeful of maintaining their unbeaten run and but Hearts of Oak by their recent form can spoil the party.
Another fixture that takes centre stage alongside the match in Obuasi is the battle in Kpando where Heart of Lions welcome league leaders, Kotoko.
Lions might be 9 points adrift their opponents for Sunday but they will be charged with the task of derailing Kotoko's hold of the top.
Medeama was victorious on Wednesday as they began life after Van Der Plyum but need to produce positive results if they ar to catch up with the top.
The Mauves welcome Wa All Stars to the T&A Park where they will be looking for a second consecutive win.
In Accra, Liberty Professionals take on New Edubiase while Berekum Chelsea welcome Inter Allies, who broke their seven-game winless streak in midweek but still remain bottom to the Golden City Park.
Bechem United will be at home to Hasaacas.
Second from bottom, King Faisal play Aduana at the Baba Yara Stadium.