MATCH: WAFA SC vs Elmina Sharks
DATE: Sunday November 29, 2020
VENUE: Red Bull Arena, Sogakope
TIME: 3.00 PM GMT

WAFA SC host Elmina Sharks at Sogakope as part of fixtures for match week 3 of the Ghana Premier League.

The hosts were the first team to record a win this campaign, when they beat King Faisal 4-3 at home. The Academy Boys however could not make it a sreak during match week 2 when they succumbed to a slim margin defeat at the hands of Bechem United.

They go into this encounter seeking yet another home win.

Standing before them is an Elmina Sharks side yet to record a win this campaign. Although unbeaten, Sharks have drawn all their two games played. They drew 2-2 away in their first game against regional rivals Ebusua Dwarfs and another 1-1 result against Liberty Professionals in the last match week.

The game promises to be exciting as well as intriguing.

TEAM NEWS:

WAFA SC Head Coach Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogoom is likely to ring in a few changes in his starting eleven. However expect key names like Daniel Lomotey, Ferdinand Sabi Acquah, Ibrahim Abukari, Konadu Yiadom and Forson Amankwah to start.

Elmina Sharks Coach Yaw Acheampong will be without the services of defender Dennis Mensah who was sent off in the home draw against Liberty Professionals. Key men Benjamin Tweneboah, Benjamin Arthur, and Ishmael Hammond are all expected to feature for the away side.

MATCH FACTS:

Previous Matches
2017 GPL Season
Elmina Sharks 1-2 WAFA
WAFA 1-0 Elmina Sharks
NC Special Competition
Elmina Sharks 0-0 WAFA
WAFA 0-1 Elmina Sharks

  • WAFA have not lost to Elmina Sharks in two Ghana Premier League meetings, winning all two games.
  • Elmina Sharks are without a defeat in the current season. They drew their first game 2-2 against Ebusua Dwarfs and followed it up with a 1-1 result against Liberty Professionals at home.
  • WAFA won their first game 4-3 at home to King Faisal. They were however beaten on the road in their next game against Becheme United (1-0 defeat).
  • WAFA’s last league defeat came against AshGold during the 2014-15 season, when they were pipped by a lone goal.

REFEREES AND MATCH OFFICIALS:
REFEREE: Maxwell Owusu
ASSISTANTS: Kwesi Brobbey & Gilbert A. Mensah
4TH REFEREE: Emmanuel Otoo
MATCH COMMISSIONER: Adjiri Barnor