Asante Kotoko coach, Mariano Barreto has shuffled his pack for Saturday’s Ghana Premier League big home clash with Medeama SC, making five changes to their last match-day squad.
Midfielder Mudasiru Salifu is ruled out due to accumulated yellow cards while Brazilian Fabio Gama returns to the team after being forced to sit out for a match for the same sanction.
Latif Anabila is also out after picking up an injury in a training ground friendly during the week. His slot has been occupied by fit-again Kwame Adom Frimpong.
Team captain Felix Annan has lost his place in deputizing first-choice goalkeeper Razak Abalora to Kwame Baah with Richard Senanu and Wahab Adams also dropping out.
The Porcupine Warriors, meanwhile, welcome Guinean forward Naby Keita Laye who has been out since picking up a groin injury against Eleven Wonders at Techiman.
Asante Kotoko picked up a point in their first meeting at Tarkwa and will be hoping to seal three points and remain top of the 2020/21 GPL standings.
Saturday’s match-day 21 clash with Medeama is scheduled for 15:00 GMT at Len Clay Stadium.
Squad to host Medeama:
Goalkeepers: Razak Abalora, Kwame Baah
Defenders: Christopher Nettey, Samuel Frimpong, Imoro Ibrahim, Patrick Asmah, Ismail Ganiyu, Yussif Mubarik, Habib Mohammed
Midfielders: Emmanuel Sarkodie, Kwame Adom Frimpong, Fabio Gama, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Godfred Asiamah
Strikers: Andy Kumi Francis, Michael Vinicius, Augustine Okrah, Naby Keita