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GPL Match Day 27 Preview: WAFA SC vs Aduana Stars

Published on: 26 August 2016
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West African Football Academy face a daunting task in their pursuit of achieving a home unbeaten record in the Ghana Premier League this season when they take on second placed Aduana Stars on Sunday.

The Academy outfit have an eye for a top four finish this term.

A win against the 2010 league winners will spur them on in their quest.

Martin Antwi returns to the team missing action against Liberty Professionals last week.

He was suspended for match with accumulation of cautions.

Defensive midfielder Umar Bashiru remain on the sidelines with a knee injury.

He returned to training last week but failed to recover fully for Sunday's match.

Aduana Stars cannot slip against West African Football Academy on Sunday as the title chase hots up.

A draw could be enough for them.

They are only one point shy off top spot on the league table.

Hardworking midfielder Elvis Opoku is expected back in the team for the visit to Sogakope Park this weekend.

He missed the last league game against Ashanti Gold SC through suspension.

Yahaya Mohammed has recovered fully from an injury which kept on the bench last week against the Elephants.

He is top scorer of the league with fourteen goals.

Nathaniel Asamoah cannot play any part in the match on Sunday since he is not available for selection.

He has failed to recover from an injury which has seen out of action for almost a month now.

MATCH FACTS

Head to Head

Total matches played = 3

West African Football Academy wins = 1

Drawn matches = 0

Aduana Stars wins = 2

*WAFA SC have lost only one of their last six matches in the premier league.

(W3 D2 L1)

*Aduana Stars have also lost just once in their last six premier league fixtures.

(W4 D11 L1)

*West African Football Academy are unbeaten in their last twenty seven home matches in the premier league.

(W20 D7 L0)

*Aduana Stars have recorded just one win in their last seven matches in the premiership as guests.

(W1 D2 L4)

*None of the overall premier league meetings between the two teams have ended in a stalemate.

*This is will Aduana Stars' second visit to WAFA SC in the premier league.

They lost 2-1 in their first ever visit.

*The Academy side have kept ten clean sheets in their thirteen home matches in the premier league this season.

*Aduana Stars have managed to keep four clean sheets at away in the premiership this term in thirteen games.

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