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GHPL RELEGATION BATTLE: Who Stays And How? Read The Permutations Heading Into The Last Round of Matches

The 2020/21 GHPL will be remembered as one of the most competitive seasons in recent years with the league winner and relegated teams heading straight into the home streak end of the season.

From the dramatic equalizer for Liberty Professionals FC to that priceless away point for Hearts of Oak SC at Cape Coast, the league outshone its COVID-19 attributes to spice the local terrain.

442gh.com takes a look at the potential relegation candidates and how they can avoid the drop with one last round of matches to play.

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Kumasi King Faisal Football

Points Build Up: 40

Last Opponent: Liberty Professionals

The Insha Allah Boys will be relegated from topflight football if they lose to Liberty Professionals and both Elmina Sharks FC and Ebusua Dwarfs record wins in their respective matches. Wins for Ebusua Dwarfs and Elmina Sharks will take them to 41 each and above King Faisal.

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Legon Cities Football Club

Point Build Up:  39

Last Opponent: Eleven Wonders FC

The Royals will be relegated if they lose to Dwarfs and Ebusua Dwarfs FC, Elmina Sharks FC and Liberty Professional all pick maximum points. The Madina based side will however avoid the drop if they pick maximum points at home to Eleven Wonders FC.

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Liberty Professionals FC

Point Build Up: 39

Last Opponents: King Faisal FC

The Nokia Boys have their destiny in their own hands and that’s to beat King Faisal Football Club and maintain your premier league status. The Dansoman based side will only need to keep their calm in the relegation decider at the Sogakope Red Bulls Arena. A defeat will end their topflight status for the first time since 1999.

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Ebusua Dwarfs Football Club

Last Opponent: Bechem United FC

Points Build Up: 38

Ebusua Dwarfs FC will need to beat Bechem United and still hope for defeats for Liberty Professionals FC, Legon Cities FC and King Faisal FC. Drawn  games for Liberty, Legon Cities and King Faisal FC will also help the Crabs if they pick maximum points.

Elmina Sharks FC

Points Build Up: 38

Opponent : Asante Kotoko SC

Elmina Sharks will avoid the drop if they pick maximum points against Asante Kotoko SC and Ebusua Dwarfs FC, Liberty Professionals FC, Legon Cities and King Faisal all fail to win their respective matches(NB: Liberty take on King Faisal FC). A win will take the relegation threatened side to 41, the magic code above the relegation zone.

Note: Analysis did not take into consideration board room points or protest cases.

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Saani Abacha

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