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Thu, Sep

Kotoko, Hearts seek redemption in MTN FA Cup

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Premier League giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko will have a chance to revive their season on Sunday when they travel to the Bekwai Park to face lower tier side, Bekwai Youth Academy, in an MTN FA Cup round of 64 clash.

Kotoko have failed to win a match in their last five Premier League games since losing 0-1 to arch rivals, Hearts of Oak, in Accra. Hearts of Oak will also begin their MTN FA Cup campaign against former top flight side, Sporting Mirren, at the Accra Stadium.

The Phobians have had positive results in their last three league games and hope to continue their good form with a home win against Sporting Mirren.

In other matches, defending champions, Bechem United, face third tier side Young Apostles at the Bechem Park as they kick off their title defence tomorrow, while Ebusua Dwarfs battle Elmina Sharks in a thrilling regional derby at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday.

Okyeman Planners lock horns with Dreams FC in another fierce duel at Old Tafo Park on Sunday and RTU versus Bolga All Stars tomorrow at the Tamale Stadium.

Premier League leaders, WAFA, will travel to the Ho Stadium to play ALKE FC tomorrow, King Faisal host Atwima Mahoni FC in Kumasi on Sunday, AshantiGold play Asokwa Deportivo FC at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi tomorrow, Inter Allies versus Liberty Professionals at the El-Wak Stadium tomorrow, Young Wise FC play host Great Olympics FC at the Zaytuna Park tomorrow and Wa All Stars welcome Dark Horses FC at Wa also tomorrow.

Techiman Eleven Wonders FC will engage top flight side Aduana Stars at Techiman Park tomorrow, Fijai Real United versus Medeama SC at Essipon on Sunday, New Edubiase United will play Achiken FC at Bekwai on Monday, Amidaus Professionals against Vision FC at Tema tomorrow, Emmanuel FC host Tema Youth at Nungua tomorrow, Heart of Lions welcome NADM FC to the Kpando Park tomorrow and True Democracy FC host Danbort FC at Tema on Sunday.

Samartex 1996 will travel to Essipon tomorrow to face Dolphins FC, Bibiani Stars host Rail Stars FC at Bibiani on Sunday, Nzema Kotoko FC clash with Wassaman at Tarkwa on Sunday, Windy Professionals welcome Unistar Academy at Winneba College tomorrow, Phar Rangers FC versus Kotoku Royals FC at Dawu on Sunday, Proud United engage Fetteh Youngsters FC at Swedru on Sunday and Guan United host Tamale Utrecht Academy in Tamale on Sunday.


Brong Ahafo United welcome Glory Stars FC to the Sunyani Coronation Park on Sunday, Berekum Chelsea will travel to play Nsoatre FC at the Berekum Park on Sunday, Bolga Soccer Stars play Steadfast FC in Tamale on Monday, Uncle T Stars battle Narita FC at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre on Sunday, Unity FC lock horns with Wamanafo NEA Salamina FC in Bechem on Sunday and Power Sporting Club versus Kintampo United FC at Wa on Sunday.