GPL preview: Asante Kotoko hosts Inter Allies

Kotoko Allies Kotoko vs Inter Allies

Sun, 2 Apr 2017 Source: sportscrusader.com

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will look to get back to winning ways when they host Inter Allies in the match day nine fixture of the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium today.

The Porcupine Warriors are second with 17 points on the league table and will go top if they avoid defeat with Aduana Stars not in action today.

Inter Allies have had a slow start to this season’s campaign and currently lie 12th with 9 points and will be targeting their first away win over Kotoko.

The ‘Eleven Is To One’are still on track picking the pieces after picking a draw against Great Olympics and a win over Tema Youth in the last two games.

Team News:

Uriah Kporvi has recovered from the injury he sustained in match day 3 against Medeama SC in Tarkwa but could still miss the game as the medics don’t want to rush him back.

Kotoko have no major injury concerns and coach Dzravko Lugarisic will have the full compliment of his team going into this match.


Both sides have met six times in the Premier League, the Porcupines have won thrice and Inter Allies have won once with 2 draws.

The last time both sides met at the Baba Yara Stadium, Asante Kotoko left with a 1-0 win via the spot against a 10-man Allies team last season.

2013/14 Season:

1. Inter Allies 0-1 Asante Kotoko – Tema

2. Asante Kotoko 0-1 Inter Allies – Accra

2014/15 Season:

3. Asante Kotoko 1-0 Inter Allies – Kumasi

4. Inter Allies 0-0 Asante Kotoko – Tema

2015/16 Season:

5. Asante Kotoko 1-0 Inter Allies – Kumasi

6. Inter Allies 1-1 Asante Kotoko – Tema

2016/17 Season:

7. Asante Kotoko ?-? Inter Allies – Kumasi

8. Inter Allies ?-? Asante Kotoko – El Wak

Statsand form guide:

Played in 4 home games, Asante Kotoko have summed 12 points at the Baba Yara Stadium so far, conceding just 1 and scoring 5 in the process.

They have also had 3 clean sheets from 4 wins, 0 defeat and 0 draw and never failed to score at home.

Conversely, Inter Allies have scored 2 times and conceded 5 away goals.

They have recorded 2 draws and 2 defeats in their 4 away games played this season.

Kotoko Current Form (Last Five Matches)


Inter Allies Current Form (Last Five Matches)


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