May 18, 2021


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2020/21 Ghana Premier League: Week 2 Preview – Elmina Sharks vs. Liberty Professionals

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Elmina Sharks FC will be at home this weekend to entertain Liberty Professionals in match day two of the Ghana Premier League.The Botwekumba shared the spoils with regional rivals Ebusua Dwarfs in a 2-2 draw in the season’s opening fixture last weekend.They aim at recording their very first victory of the season on Sunday at the Nduom Sports complex over Liberty.Coach Yaw Acheampong missed the services of his top marksman Benjamin Bernard Boateng for last season in the opening day against Dwarfs.Boateng netted 7 goals in 14 appearances for Sharks in the premiership last term before it was terminated.Regulars such Daniel Obeng Crentsil, Benjamin Tweneboah and Alhaji were all missing in the opener.They are expected to return for this weekend’s match against the Scientific Soccer Lads.Liberty Professionals failed to take advantage of their home in the opening match of the campaign as they were held by Bechem United in a 1-1 stalemate.The Scientific Soccer Lads make the trip to Elmina in search of their their first win of the season.They suffered a 3-1 defeat in their last visit to the fishing town which was in the truncated league last season.Mubarak Alhassan who scored the consolation goal last time won’t be available this time as he has been transferred to Spanish side Granada CF.Meanwhile coach David Ocloo will be counting on new recruit Emmanuel Paga and skipper George William Ansong to get him a victory.Paga scored 9 goals in 11 games for Vision FC in the second-tier last season.