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Sports News of Saturday, 11 September 2021


Ghana Premier League newcomers Accra Lions FC confirm Hearts of Oak friendly this Sunday

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Newly-promoted Ghana Premier League side Accra Lions FC will play defending champions Hearts of Oak on Sunday, 12 September 2021, in a friendly.

The match which will be played at Accra Sports Stadium will test the Phobians' readiness for their upcoming CAF Champions League qualifier against Guinean side CI Kamsar next Sunday at the same venue in a one-leg contest.

A club statement read: ''We have the pleasure to confirm that Accra Hearts of Oak granted us a friendly encounter on coming Sunday, 3pm at Accra Sports Stadium. Don’t miss the clash between the Champions of Ghana and the one and only Division One League (Zone 3) Champions!.''

Accra Lions FC made historic two months ago when they qualified to the Ghana top-flight from Zone I in the Division One League.

The club have announced nine new signings which includes 18-year-old Nigerian striker Evans Eenee ahead of their debut campaign.

Others are 17-year-old midfielder Abass Samari Salifu, offensive allrounder Fawzan Alhassan Dandawa (18) from Still Believe FC, central defender Rich Sackey and left-back Alex Ketu from Division One League side Achiken FC.

The rest are Kwadwo Junior Kyeremanteng from Swedru All Blacks United, midfielder Shawkan Hunalf Mohammed from their partner club Koowa Naso United FC.

Also confirmed are Hagan Frimpong from Gold Bridge FC and teenage sensation Daniel Awuni from Topscout Football Academy.