Gold Stars storm Accra for Lions

Fresh from an embar­rassing 4-0 loss to Asante Kotoko, Accra Lions will be aiming to roar back to life as they engage Bibiani Gold Stars on matchday-17 at the Accra Sports Stadium this afternoon.

The Bibiani boys are flourish­ing in the premiership, displaying some dazzling piece of football that has taken them to the fourth spot with 26 points – five adrift leaders Aduana FC.

The Miners continued their glit­tering home form with a 2-0 win over Karela United – having lost only once in the league – a 1-0 loss against Dreams FC on the opening day of the season.

In their last two meetings, both sides split the glroy with Bibiani Gold Stars edging Accra Lions on goal difference as both have 26 points.

Accra Lions have won two, lost two and drawn one in their last five matches, whiles the visitors have won two, drawn two and lost one in their last five matches.

Tanko Ibrahim’s side will depend on the likes of Abass Samari, Shawkan Mohammed, David Oduro, Dominic Nsobila and Salifu Apiiga. Defender Jacob Mensah makes a return to the side after missing the Asante Kotoko game due to suspension.

Gold Stars, on the other hand, have captured former AshantiGold SC midfielder Appiah McCarthy who is expected to make his debut today; whilst Stephen Owusu Banahene, Abednego Tetteh, Ibra­him Laar, Yahaya Adramani and Emmanuel Appau are all available for selection.

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