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Sports News of Saturday, 26 June 2021


Hearts of Oak vs Asante Kotoko: The Accra Sports Stadium factor, who does the odds favor?

Accra Hearts of Oak will host Asante Kotoko on matchday 31 of the 2020/2021 GPL play videoAccra Hearts of Oak will host Asante Kotoko on matchday 31 of the 2020/2021 GPL

Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko are set to renew their rivalry in the Ghana Premier League on Sunday, June 27, 2021.

There is little to choose between the teams as the two most successful clubs in the history of the top-flight prepare to take center stage at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Their first-ever league meeting at ‘The Nations Wembley’ was played on 16th November 1958, which ended 4-2 in favor of Kotoko.

Since then, the iconic stadium has been the stage of so many memorable battles between the two giants of Ghana football.

Ahead of the Super Clash on Sunday, FootballMadeInGhana takes a look at all the data of the clashes between the sides at the 40,000 capacity edifice.

All matches played at the Accra Sports Stadium including friendlies since 5th September, 1954:

Total matches played– 100

Asante Kotoko wins– 36

Goals scored– 107

Hearts of Oak wins– 30

Goals scored– 106

Drawn games– 34

All league meetings in the Accra Sports Stadium

Total matches played– 54

Asante Kotoko wins– 17

Goals scored– 54

Hearts of Oak wins– 16

Goals scored– 56

Drawn games– 21

NB: Truncated seasons are not part.