Ghana Premier League Preview Hearts of Oak eye double win over Medeama

Preview of the Ghana Premier League game between Hearts of Oak and Medeama SC.

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Hearts of Oak will be hosting Medeama SC in the penultimate game of the 2016 Ghana Premier League which will come off at the Accra Sports Stadium on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Hearts of Oak in the first round fixture made history as they beat Medeama 2-0 in Tarkwa – which happens to be the first win for the Accra giants at Medeama’s backyard.

The two clubs will be going into the game with the aim of cementing their position in the top four as they are out for the race of the league title.

The Phobians in their last game ended their seven games winless streak with a 1-0 home win over Ebusua Dwarfs while the Mauve and Yellows settled for a pulsating 1-1 drawn game with Asante Kotoko in Tarkwa.

The last time, the Phobians recorded a home win against Medeama was three seasons ago when they won 2-1 in Accra.

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And Inusah Musah believes that, the Phobians has the men to beat Medeama at home.

“We have to end the season well, that game will be our last home game so we have to make the supporters happy. It will be a tough game but we will beat them for the three points,” Musah told Pusle.com.gh.

“In the first round we won against them at their own backyard, so we are determined to beat them again because we have the men to do that.”

Though the odds will be against Medeama, but their best player in the ongoing campaign Akwasi Donsu is optimistic of his side’s win over the Phobians.

“It is an away game and interms of support Hearts of Oak will have it, but we will not be perturbed because our aim is to be them. I’m sure of a win against them no matter what they will do.”

Match Preview

The two sides have engaged each other 15 times in the Ghana premier league since Kessben FC (now Medeama SC) gained promotion into the country’s top-flight division in 2007/2008 season.

Hearts of Oak have won 5 as against Medeama’s 7 with three games ending in a draw.

Out of the 15 meetings, 33 goals have been scored. The Phobians have scored 16 goals as against Medeam’s 17.

Season Results 

2007 / 2008

Kessben 1-0 Hearts
Hearts 2-0 Kessben

2008 / 2009

Hearts 1-0 Kessben
Kessben 0-0 Hearts

2009 / 2010

Hearts 1-0 Kessben
Kessben 3-2 Hearts

2010 / 2011

Medeama 1-0 Hearts
Hearts 2-3 Medeama

2011 / 2012

Hearts 2-1 Medeama

Medeama 1-1 Hearts

2012 / 2013

Hearts 1-3 Medeama 
Medeama 1-1 Hearts  

2013 / 2014

Hearts 0-1 Medeama
Medeama 2:1 Hearts  

2014 / 2015

Hearts 2:2 Medeama 
Medeama 0 -0 Hearts

2015 / 2016

Medeama 0 – 2 Hearts

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