GPL Preview: Ashgold vs Dreams – New boys seek to shock defending champions

AshantiGold look set to bounce back from their humiliating thrashing at Dansoman when they host Dreams FC.

The league champions lost 5-1 to Liberty Professionals last Sunday

Awudu Nafiu has recovered to fitness from injury with twin brothers Fuseini and Alhassan Nuhu expected to be back in line-up on Sunday.

Young midfielders Amos Addai and Paul Abakah Nkrumah are all out of Sunday’s game.

Dreams FC will be in Obuasi without duo Godwin Horlali and Alhassan Kalusha who are still recovering from lengthy lay offs.

Central defender Ben Nash Quansah returns to the squad for the Ashanti Gold SC encounter on Sunday.

He missed their game against West Africa Football Academy last weekend through suspension.

Influential midfielder is geared up for the league champions with his player of the month of March award.

Prosper Donkor remains doubtful despite returning to training this week.

MATCH FACTS

Head to Head

Total matches played = 0

Ashanti Gold SC wins = 0

Drawn games = 0

Dreams FC wins = 0

*It’s the first ever meeting between the two teams in Ghana Premier League history.

*Ashanti Gold SC have lost twice in their last twelve matches in the premier league.

(W4 D6 L2)

*Dreams FC have lost only once of their maiden campaign in the Ghana Premier League after six matches.

(W3 D2 L1)

*Ashanti Gold SC are unbeaten in the league at home since 16th February, 2014.

Ashanti Gold SC 0-2 Bechem United

*Dreams FC have managed one away victory in the premier league this season after three outings.

(W1 D1 L1)

*Ashanti Gold SC have kept two clean sheets in the league this season in six fixtures.

They conceded five in their last match.

*Dreams FC kept clean sheets in their first two league games but have only once in their last three.

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