League Report of Sat, 1 Apr 20171
GPL preview: AshantiGold vs Bolga All Stars
Ashanti Gold SC technical staff have been given three-match ultimatum to redeem themselves from the bottom of the league table.
This begins on Sunday when face Bolga All Stars at the Len Clay stadium.
The Elephants are languishing 15th on the table haven managed only two wins and a draw this season.
A win on Sunday could see them out of the relegation zone.
Bashiru Hayford left his post as the head coach of the club after resigning on Friday.
Deputy coach Yakubu Mambo will lead the team on Sunday.
Amos Addai is battling fitness ahead of this weekend's fixture. He looks very doubtful.
First choice goalie Robert Dabuo is still out with injury.
Young goalkeeper George Apronti likely to man the posts as he has done in the last two matches.
Ibrahim Iddrisu kept in the previous six games.
After a purported training boycott by Bolga All Stars due to salary arrears, they will travel to Obuasi to honour the match day nine premiership encounter.
The Stars of the East were able to beat Bechem United 2-1 in their last league game.
They scored in additional time to clinch all three points.
They are last on the log after losing three points to Great Olympics through protest.
All players are available for selection on Sunday including hotshot Imoro Ibrahim who has three man of the match awards.
He also assisted all two goals against Bechem United weeks aback. Malam Baba Nuhu will still lead the team as the interim coach of the club.
Head tO Head
Total matches played =
Ashanti Gold SC wins = 0
Drawn matches = 0
Bolga All Stars wins = 0
~ Ashanti Gold SC have managed just one win in their last six matches in the premier league.
(W1 D1 L4)
~ Bolga All Stars have also recorded only a victory in their last five premier league fixtures.
(W1 D1 L3)
~ Ashanti Gold SC have lost just two of their last fourteen home games in the premiership.
(W8 D4 L2)
~ Bolga All Stars are without a single point in their four away fixtures in the premier league this season.
(W0 D0 L4)
~ Ashanti Gold SC and Bolga All Stars are facing each other in the premier league for the first ever time.
~ Ashanti Gold SC have managed to keep only one clean sheet in their last seven matches in the premiership.
~ Bolga All Stars have kept just a single clean sheet in their eight premier league games this season.
By Nuhu Adams
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