Preview and statistics: Aduana face Ashgold in a tricky encounter

Head to head
-There is a big rivalry between these sides, because Aduana in their maiden season piped Ashgold to the league title on a better head to head.

-Aduana Stars have failed to beat Ashgold at Dormaa in their last 3 engagements (L1, D2)

-Aduana’s last home win over Ashgold came way back in January, 2011.

-They have had 10 league encounters, with both side, winning 3 apiece and 4 ended in draws.

Team new and current form
Aduana Stars
-They are trailing league leaders Ashgold by 6 points and are sitting second on the league log.

-Aduana Stars have won all their 4 home league games.

-To keep the chase on Ashgold they need to secure all the three maximum points in order to close in on the Miners.

-They have returned to the Nana Agyemang Badu II Park, following a 2-3 loss to Hearts of Oak in Accra.

-The attack of the Dormaa boys is usually initiated by the local Black Stars left back, Godfred Saka, who usually operate as a wing back.

–Richard Arhin is their top scorer with 3 goals in the ongoing season.

-The Miners are the league leaders with 22 points and are 6 points better than Aduana Stars, who are second on the league table.

-They were held to a draw at home for the first time this season by Kpando Heart of Lions on match day 9.

-There might be instability in the camp of Ashgold, after their head coach Bashiru Hayford’s apartment at Afienya was robbed on Monday.

-Yakubu Mohammed is a joint top scorer in the Ghana Premier League with 6 goals and is also one of the two players to scorer a hat-trick in the season.

-The Miners have lost only one away game this season, which came on match day 4 at Tarkwa to Medeama.

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