League Report of Saturday, 3 November 2012
Days after the Glo Premier League recorded its first coaching casualty, the league will continue on Sunday with keen interest in the affairs of Hearts of Oak as they begin life without C.K. Akonnor.
The Phobians kick off this weekend's action against Real Tamale United, who enter the clash at the Accra Sports Stadium with news that their traditional grounds in Tamale has been suspended from hosting premier league matches indefinitely.
For Hearts of Oak, who have welcomed the suspended Laryea Kingston back into the squad following Akonnor's dismissal, there's the need to end a three-game losing run against an RTU side, chasing their first win after five matches.
Leaders Medeama welcome champions Asante Kotoko to the T&A Park in Tarkwa. Kotoko, who are six points off the top will attempting to close the gap after picking their first win last weekend but Bashir Hayford's side will aim to continue their impressive start to the season.
Berekum Chelsea visit Tema Youth at the Tema Park where they will now be looking to get the better of the home team.
Amidaus Professionals are a point behind Aduana on the standings ahead of their meeting at the Agyemang Badu Park.
AshantiGold, who have been impressive so far travel to the Kpando Park to face Heart of Lions while New Edubiase take on Wa All Stars at the Gyamfi Park.
The Baba Yara Stadium will see King Faisal battle Ebusua Dwarfs.
Arsenals have not fared so well since avoiding relegation last season and are without a win in their five league games.
Last weekend's loss to Kotoko will be difficult to recover from but the Gunners will be determined to grab all three points when Liberty Professionals arrive at the Golden City Park.