2022/23 Ghana Premier League Week 18: Nsoatreman FC v Asante Kotoko preview

Published on: 17 February 2023

The 2022/23 Ghana Premier League season is continuing this weekend with nine matches scheduled to be played.

The first round of the Ghanaian top-flight league only ended last weekend but there will be no break for the clubs per the Ghana Football Association (GFA) calendar.

This weekend, there will be matches played from Friday, February 17, to Sunday, February 19.

On Saturday, defending league champions will face off with Nsoatreman FC at the Nana Amoah Koramansah II Park.

Form Guide:

The hosts, Nsoatreman FC have done fairly well in their debut season and continue to fight to keep hold of their Premier League status.

The team is going into this weekend’s clash sitting 9th on the Ghana Premier League table.

In the last five matches of Nsoatreman FC, the team has suffered two defeats, drawn one game, and managed to win the remaining two matches.

Now on 23 points and just four points behind Asante Kotoko, the home team will hope to secure a win to close the gap with the top four teams.

For Asante Kotoko, the Ghanaian giants are now third on the league log. Similarly, the Porcupine Warriors have two wins, two defeats, and one draw from the last five games as well.

Predicted scoreline:

Having won the first meeting between the two teams earlier in the season, Asante Kotoko are favourites to win this weekend’s contest.

It must however be emphasised that victory will not come cheap.

Nsoatreman FC 0-2 Asante Kotoko.

Probable starting eleven – Nsoatreman FC

Daniel Atagzawu (G), Obed Anford ©, Ransford Frimpong, Richard Akrofi, Traore Faycal Kafonon, Walid Neymar Fuseni, Fidaus Mohammed, Abass Mohammed, Frederick Boateng, Adam Ibrahim, Godfred Sakyi.

Probable starting eleven – Asante Kotoko

Danlad Ibrahim (G), Christopher Nettey, Yussif Mubarik, Sherif Mohammed, John Tedeku, Richard Boadu (C), Enoch Morrison, Isaac Oppong, Georges Mfegue, Samuel Boateng, Steven Mukwala.

Match details:

The match between Nsoatreman FC and Asante Kotoko will be played on Saturday, February 18.

The game which will be played at the Nana Amoah Koramansah II Park is scheduled to kick off at 15:00gmt.