Asante Kotoko midfielder Justice Blay declares Accra Lions game a must-win clash

Published on: 12 March 2024

Asante Kotoko midfielder Justice Blay has declared the upcoming Ghana Premier League game between his outfit and Accra Lions as a must-win clash.

The Porcupine Warriors will play host to Accra Lions in matchday 21 of the domestic top-flight on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Kotoko have been in dismal form since the resumption of the Premier League second round after winning just one game out of three.

The record league holders has now suffered a back to back defeats in the league after falling short to Karela United again at the weekend.

Ahead of the Accra Lions tie, Blay has urged the fans to rally behind the team as they aim to make amends and turn things around.

“Although we have disappointed our supporters by not getting the wins or the needed results in the away games as we did in the first round, that’s how football is. We all know that we had a slow start in the first round, but we were able to make amends and turn things around, and we almost went 10 games unbeaten, so it’s never too late for us," he told the club's media.

“I will also urge our supporters to keep calm. The game against Accra Lions is our focus now; it’s a must-win game because we know points build up and our position on the league log. We will not go three games without a victory," he added.

Despite picking one win from three games in the second round, the Porcupine Warriors are 3rd on the league table with 32 points.