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Accra Lions square off with Great Olympics in Accra derby


The Accra derby will be contested between Accra Lions and Accra Great Olympics on Match Day 19 of the Ghana Premier League at the Accra Sports stadium on Sunday.

Great Olympics have not lost a match since January 28. They fell 2-0 to Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium and aim to extend their winning run.

The Dade boys have won all three of their last three Premier League matches following victories:. Accra Hearts of Oak (1-0), Elmina Sharks (1-0) and Real Tamale United (2-1).

The two-time League Champions have been absolutely unstoppable in recent games. They have kept two clean sheets, scoring 4 goals and conceding one.  They are 9 points behind Asante Kotoko having moved to the second spot in the win over Real Tamale United.

Accra Lions snatched a crucial point away from home as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with Elmina Sharks. A repeat of the first-round result that took place at the Accra Sports stadium. Osman Kassim scored the leveller in the 86th minute. the goal cancelled Ishmael Antwi’s 84th-minute strike. Oly has moved one place above the relegation zone. currently, they are one point richer than Eleven Wonders who is in 16th place.

Accra Lions have won only two of their last six Premier League matches and a win over Great Olympics on Sunday will do their confidence a lot of good. They beat Legon Cities (1-0), drew goalless with WAFA (0-0) and Aduana FC (1-1), lost to AshantiGold (1-0), Berekum Chelsea (3-1) and Asante Kotoko (3-1) before beating Medeama SC 1-0 to end their five-match winless run.

The match is scheduled for a 3 pm kick-off at the Accra Sports stadium on Sunday, March 2022.

Finally on Sunday – Karela United who is in 9th place with 25 points – will press for a win against AshantiGold SC at the Crosby Awuah Memorial Park at Aiyinase.


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