The Porcupines will be keen to go one better than the draw than the draw they managed with Techiman Eleven Wonders in their last outing when they face Berekum Chelsea in Match day two of the Ghanaian Premier League on Sunday.
Having failed to pick the maximum points against Legon Cities last weekend, Berekum Chelsea will be hoping they will fare slightly better as they welcome Kotoko to the Golden City Park. Victory over Kotoko is by no means beyond them, but it won’t be easy.
Maxwell Konadu has his work cut out for him and this is how he could set up his team on Sunday.
Felix Annan (GK) – Annan reclaimed his position and made sure he convinced Konadu and all who doubted his abilities of his prowess with some stupendous saves last weekend. He is an example of an iconic and well-respected goalkeeper. His unique style always adds excitement.
Christopher Nettey (RB) – Having capped two times for the Black Stars, the right-back will return to the Kotoko team and reclaim his position. Nettey is sound defensively and goes forward at every opportunity.
Ishmael Abdul Ganiyu (CB) – An experienced centre-half, Ganiyu is renowned throughout the league as an intelligent defender. He boasts a wealth of top-flight experience, including spells with Wa All Stars and Karela United. A calming presence at the back, Ganiyu is one of the first names on the team sheet.
Mubarik Yusif (CB) – The former Ashanti Gold centre-back has found the favour of Konadu as he also begins to find his feet at Kotoko. He faces a tough competition at centre-back with Habib Mohammed and Evans Apau, and while it gives Konadu a tough decision, Yusif looks to be a sure choice on Sunday albeit an abysmal performance against Eleven Wonders last week.
Imoro Ibrahim (LB) – It goes without saying that Ibrahim is one of the first names on the Porcupine Warriors team sheet and has been an integral member of the side since his arrival from Karela Unted. He will be key if the Porcupine Warriors want to win this game.
Emmanuel Keyekeh (DM) – After failing to shine against Eleven Wonders, Keyekeh will be driven to make an impact this time round. He will surely add defensive stability in midfield, allowing his more attack-minded teammates to flourish.
Emmanuel Sarkodie (CM) – With Emmanuel Keyekeh out of the game due to an injury he picked against Eleven Wonders, this could be a perfect opportunity for Sarkodie to stake his claim. The former Nkoranza Warriors midfielder has all the attributes to make this Asante Kotoko team tick.
Muniru Sulley (CM) – He could be making his debut against Berekum Chelsea after sitting out during the club’s league opener last week. A creator in midfield with a superb passing ability, Muniru Sulley will be responsible for dictating the tempo and possession of the team. He has a lot to offer.
Emmanuel Gyamfi (RF) – Hasn’t been able to hit the same form he managed last season, but still, Gyamfi offers pace in attack and that is crucial in stretching defences. Capable of playing through the middle or out wide as a winger, his flexibility will come in use for the Kotoko team on Sunday.
Kwame Opoku (ST) – Opoku will be Kotoko’s danger man going into this game. The former Nkoranza Warriors forward has burst onto the scene and gained the full backing of the manager and the supporters of the club, and he will be their main threat winning the game on Sunday.
Evans Adomako – (LF) – With Augustine Okrah injured and not available for this fixture, Adomako will likely be chosen to replace him up front. He had a decent game against Eleven Wonders is buoyed to replicate same performance against Chelsea. His work-rate and speed could make him an unlikely hero for the Porcupine Warriors.
Berekum Chelsea Share Points With Kotoko.
Kotoko Berekum Chelsea with Kotoko to the Golden City for their Match Day 2 encounter of the Ghana Premier League and it ended 1-1 after ninety minute. Kwame Poku scored first for Asante Kotoko in the first before Emmanuel Clottey took the last kick of the game to draw level for Berekum Chelsea. Kotoko started so well with an intense and high pressing to get most of the ball whiles Berekum Chelsea defended cautiously at the back. Kwame Poku failed to beat Samuel Adjei one on one on the 15th minutes after being put on through by Osman Ibrahim. But it didn’t take long for Kwame Poku to get the opener for Asante Kotoko on the 19th minute when his relentless effort paid off to tap in a low cross from the flanks. Berekum Chelsea’s effort to get the equalizer before the half time was stopped by Felix Annan when he brilliantly saved a “goal-going” ball by Kissi Boateng on the 40th minutes. The first forty five minutes ended one nil in favour of Asante Kotoko. Berekum Chelsea controlled the entire second half with a clear indication to get something out from the game. Coach Michael Hesse Odameten made attacking substitution to realize that by bring on Jordan Opoku, Atta Agyei and Emmanuel Clottey. Berekum Chelsea won a free kick just outside the box after captain Stephen Amankona was brought down by Abdul Ganiu Ismail late in the game. Substitute Emmanuel Clottey took matters for himself and gave Berekum Chelsea the equalizer with the last minute kick of the game by striking a directly powerful shot to beat Kwame Baah In post. The game ended 1-1 after ninety minute with both sides going away with a point each.
Stonebwoy Announces “BHIM FRIDAYS” Event
In the coming days the BhimNation Powered By Burniton Music Group (BMG); the official Powerhouse for Nickelodeon & BET Winner| 3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa: Stonebwoy and its associates will embark on series of activities including the launch of a ‘signature’ event to climax the year. On Friday, November 27, the award-winning musician will be launching an official monthly gathering dubbed “BHIM FRIDAYS”.
Promising to be a night of an unforgettable experience paired with ground-breaking contents, including good vibes, good food, fun and gaming, live performances etc, the night will gather ‘music hunters’, fans (from the corporate to the streets), industry personalities and other associates who will have an intimate encounter with the Africa’s most revered reggae & dancehall superstar known by birthright name as Livingstone Etse Satekla.
The Accra edition of “BHIM FRIDAYS” will premiere at the Enclave Gardens, East Legon from 7PM. After the launch, the gathering would witnessed successive editions slated every last Friday in every month. The event is powered by Burniton Music Group (BMG), Johnnie Walker, Black Label 200 Years, Tecno, McBerry Biscuit, Bhim Shop, Big Boss, and Enclave Gardens.
More details to be announced…
On Saturday, November 28, at the Ashaiman Presby junction, Stonebwoy will be leading thousands of Ghanaians on a peace walk tagged “Stonebwoy Unity Health Walk”. Under the theme “Let us unite in our difference”, the peace pilgrimage will serve as mechanism to raise awareness for the forthcoming election. Celebrities, chiefs, religious leaders and some members from various political parties would be allowed to address the teeming youth on peace and some implications of violence.
The walk will start at 5 am.
Kobby Kyei Bags Two Awards As He Marks 3rd Anniversary As A Blogger
He may still be taking baby steps in the entertainment industry, but one thing is certain, Kobby Kyei is making impact.
Still in his early years as a professional blogger, the CEO of Kobby Kyei News has to his repertoire of content “Get To Know”, “Shop2Shop”, “Star Talk”, and the most recent project, “Go There”, which is bringing hope to the physically challenged and less privileged in society.
It is no surprise that in just three years, he is being recognized for his good work and uniqueness in championing positive contents and advocating for change in the blogging narrative in Ghana.
Over the weekend, Kobby Kyei added to his growing collection of awards as he walked home with two different awards.
The #PolishTillYouShine advocate was honoured as “Online Personality of the Year” at the 2020 edition of the National Communication Awards.
He also picked up the plaque for Aliko Dangote Tertiary Award’s “Most Influential Blogpreneur of the Year 2020.”
This is further testament to the hardwork and the commitment that he and his brand, Kobby Kyei News put in standing out among the lots.
BTL Africa Wins The “Best Experiential Agency” At E3 International Awards
Ghanaian owned company BTL Africa has won the best Experiential Agency at the just ended E3 International awards held virtually. They beat off stiff competition from their compatriots like B2b Marketing Lab (UK), Brandigo(US), Innovation Protocol(USA) among others.
After receiving the awards Mr. Gabriel Kojo Appiah, CEO of BTL Africa said that “This achievement is attestation to the great work of the BTL Africa team. To be recognize is no small feat. Our over 60 passionate staff were shocked during the online announcement in the case as 2020 has brought its share of challenges to the world”
“Our mission has always been to become a world – class and most sought after experiential whence in Africa and this award says it all. The best part about winning this our hard- working staff and how it will strengthen the BTL Africa” he continued
Mr. Richard Larbi, Brands and marketing communication manager, also stated that BTL Africa is also focused on giving the best of the best experience to our loyal customers that ensures our client wins market shares.
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