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Preview: Hearts versus Kotoko

It’s another Super Clash in the Glo Premier League this weekend, the fixture most Ghanaians look out for as traditional rivals, Hearts of Oak come up against Asante Kotoko.

On Sunday, the derby comes up at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Hearts versus Kotoko might not be the title-shaping fixture it once was but the outcome could go have an effect on the title destination with the visitors, Kotoko in contention of defending the trophy they won last season.

It will be intense filled with passion as either side keeps an eye on the big prize when the two sides go head-to-head once again in a game which does not look like ending in a draw.

The build up to this game has seen both camps keep off the media but Kotoko’s letter to their opponents on Thursday to be given permission to open negotiations with Hearts captain, Mahatma Otoo has fueled expectation.

If the move could distract the Phobians and their leader, who is the league’s top scorer with 13 goals will be evident wen they two teams meet.

As the nation keeps an eye on the game in Accra, league leaders Medeama, who are ahead of Kotoko by just one point will still be interested in the outcome of that particular game as they also focus on their home game with Liberty Professionals.

Berekum Chelsea, second on the standings will make the trip to the Gyamfi Park to face New Edubiase.

Ebusua Dwarfs remain in the hunt for a top-four finish as they welcome an in-form Wa All Stars to the Robert Mensah Stadium.

Another battle for a top-four place also continues in Dormaa where Aduana host AshantiGold in the clash between fifth and sixth on the log.

The to scramble avoid relegation is on for Berekum Arsenal who sit just above the bottom side will attempt to win at the Golden City Park when Amidaus Professionals visit.

At the Baba Yara Stadium, King Faisal and Heart of Lions with no title hopes will meet as either side try to push up the log.