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PREVIEW: Asante Kotoko vs Dreams FC Featured

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Asante Kotoko will need a win this afternoon to move to the summit of the league as they host Dreams FC at the Len Clay Stadium in match-week 23 of the ongoing GPL season.

 
 

Coach Vladislav Viric and his charges obviously will be heading into this game to revenge against the giants who inflicted a painful 0-1 loss on them when the two sides met in Dawu in the first round thanks to Imoro Ibrahim's first half volley.

 
The Porcupine Warriors have returned to winning aways recovering from Medeama's painful week 21 defeat, after narrowly beating Legon Cities last week in the capital kind courtesy Fabio Gama who registered his third of the campaign.
 
However, the 'Still Believe' outfit head into this game with so much confidence having exhibited a tremendous performance last week humbling another giants Hearts of Oak by 2-0 in Dawu.
 
The 'Kum Apem' lads have now dropped to the third position with 38 points following Olympic's crucial win on Friday which has sent them at the top of the league log.
 
Meanwhile, Dreams FC will need a good results to make it into the top four after this round as they currently hold 34 points sitting 5th on the league standing.
 
TEAM NEWS
 
Coach Mariano Barreto has made few changes in his squad for this game as Ibrahim Osman returns into the team for the first time in a while.
 
Emmanuel Sarkodie dropped so as Abdul Latif Anabila and skipper Felix Annan. Emmanuel Keyekeh returned to full training in the course of the week but couldn't make the team.
 
Striking duo of Solomon Sarfo Taylor and Brazilian Michael Vinicius have all been excluded.
 
Meanwhile, coach Vladislav Viric in his prematch has indicated they have forgotten about the Hearts game diverting all their attention to the big one today.
 
Simba Sylvestre after netting his first goal of the season last week has stated they are ever ready while playmaker Emmanuel Ocran has also vowed they will snatch all three points from Kotoko by the close of the day.
 
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