MATCH PREVIEW: Hearts Of Oak vrs West Africa Football Academy – Phobians vow to stop best traveling Academy side

7634The Zylofon Cash Premier League returns after 18-day break with week 13 matches set to be played in midweek.

Hearts Of Oak will welcome West Africa Football Academy at the Baba Yara Stadium on Thursday in a game that promise to be full of intrigue.

The match has been rescheduled to come on in Kumasi for a live Television broadcast.

The Phobians aim at recovering from their inconsistent home form after failing to pick all 3 points in their last 3 home matches.

The Rainbow side last won at home in week 6 against Wa All stars but were defeated against Elmina Sharks and drew against Bechem United and Liberty Professionals in the last 3 games.

WAFA are coming into the game in a buoyant mood following their victories in their last 2 away matches against Berekum Chelsea and Dwarfs.

The Academy side are the best travelers in the league so far after week 12. They’ve won most away matches(3) and scored more goals(9) away than any team in the league.

These sides have played 12 times in the Ghana Premier League, since 2004 when WAFA was Known as Feyenoord Academy.

The Phobians have won seven, lost twice and drawn three against the Sogakope based team.

Hearts Of Oak have played WAFA six times in home games. The Phobia boys have won five, drawn once and are yet to taste a defeat.

Last season the two sides picked all three points at their respective home games. Hearts defeated WAFA 2-1 in the first round in Accra but the Rainbow team were crashed 5-0 in Sogakope.

Coach Edward Odoom could hand debut appearance to Ivorian midfielder Camara Nguessan following the completion of his registration and other paper work. The lanky playmaker will wait no more after an impressive preseason.

New signings, goalkeeper Ernest Sowah and defender William Dankyi could all be part of the Phobians team to face WAFA.

Patrick Liewig, who replaced Danish gaffer Klavs Rasmussen, will make a dugout appearance for the first time in the league for the Academy side.

By: Awal Mohammed DeMonza2018-05-22 10:47:42Accra Hearts of Oak

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