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Tue, May

Kotoko for Swedru, Hearts face Royals

Coach Frank Nuttall of Accra Hearts of Oak

Premier Club, Accra Hearts of Oak, after their run of impressive results in the top flight, will turn their focus on the MTN FA Cup Round of 32 home assignment against Kotoko Royals FC at the Accra Stadium on Sunday in an attempt to avoid an upset. 

Hearts have honoured six straight matches without a loss and will hope to replicate a similar feat in the MTN FA Cup when they lock horns with the ambitious Division One side from Akim Oda who are keen on making it to the Round of 16 stage of the competition.

Coach Frank Nuttall of Hearts could reserve his regular stars and hand players such as Samudeen Ibrahim and Paul Acquah, among others, the chance to also prove their worth against the minnows.
According to the FA Cup Committee (FACC), fans who throng the Accra Stadium on Sunday can use their MTN Mobile Money account to purchase tickets at the gate near the main entrance.

 Kumasi Asante Kotoko will travel to Agona Swedru to play Division One Proud United as they set their sights on returning to winning ways after going seven matches without a win in the Premier League.

The Porcupine Warriors need to win to revive their dwindling fortunes and also avoid early elimination from the competition, while Proud United will look to exploit Kotoko's poor form and inflict more pain on them.

In other matches, defending champions, Bechem United , will host Guan United at Bechem as they seek to retain the title, while former champions, New Edubiase United, travel to the Tarkwa T&A Park to challenge Medeama.

Premier League champions, Wa All Stars, will play host to Bolga All Stars in a tight clash at the Wa Stadium, Liberty Professionals welcome Uncle T Stars to the Carl Reindorf Park at Dansoman tomorrow, B.A. United travel to the Golden City Park to face Berekum Chelsea, with WAFA storming Kasoa Ofaakor to dare Unistar Academy in an interesting encounter.

FC Samartex 1996 will welcome Asokwa Deportivo to Samreboi in a Division One affair, Premier League debutantes, Elmina Sharks, will travel to play Bibiani Gold Stars, Steadfast play Power Sporting Club, Techiman City engage Nea Salamina, Emmanuel FC welcome Amidaus Professionals to the Nungua Town Park tomorrow and Okyeman Planners lock horns with Young Wise FC.

Former top flight sides, King Faisal and Wassaman United, will clash at the Baba Yara Stadium and Heart of Lions play as guests of Danbort FC at the Nungua Town Park, both on Sunday.