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Preview: Asante Kotoko vs Eleven Wonders — Rambunctious Asante Kotoko to entertain Eleven Wonders

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Asante Kotoko will launch their 2019/2020 season against Eleven Wonders at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in what promises to be a go-go game for the Porcupine Warriors.

Asante Kotoko have been the most active side among all the Premier League teams after active football was seized in Ghana following the Anas exposé that halted all football activities in the country.
 
Maxwell Konadu's side have been involved in Africa Club Competitions twice in 18 months as other teams were left idle which, fairly, has given Asante Kotoko extra strength as active football begins.
 
Since the appointment of Maxwell Konadu as the teams head coach, the "Kum Apem" side have had a good run of preseason matches including a 2-1 victory against sword rivals Hearts of Oak in the 2019 President Cup in Kumasi.
 
They will be looking forward to maintaining their fine preseason form into the season proper with a resounding victory against Eleven Wonders on Sunday that will propel them into winning the league again.
 
In Asante Kotoko's last eight games at hone against Brong Ahafo side's, they are yet to lose a game- winning six and drawing two. That means they will should have a better urge psychologically to getting all three points against Eleven Wonders.
 
The addition of Kwame Adom, Matthew Cudjoe Anim, Imoro Ibrahim and Christopher Nattey to augment has revitalized and giving the team extra drive to supplement a departing squad.
 
Ismail Abdul Ganiu and Richard Senanu are still on the nursing table treating injuries they sustained months ago and will be out for the start of the season for Asante Kotoko.
 
Eleven Wonders come to Kumasi with a major purpose of getting a point to thrill them to a successful season as the main objective is to survive the season.
 
Ignatius Osei-Fosu has just arrive at the team will have to exude extra effort to assemble a winsome side in their first encounter against a resilient Asante Kotoko side on Sunday.
 
This encounter look in fraught for Eleven Wonders as they need to be laborious to likely get a point in Kumasi.
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