Hearts of Oak head coach Samuel Boadu is expected to make changes in his starting line up for their crucial Premier League fixture with Karela United.
Karela will be hosting the Rainbow boys in the match-day twenty-one of the Ghana Premier League at the Coaby Awuah Memorial Park in Anyinase this afternoon.
Having beaten Inter Allies 1-0 last week at Accra Sports Stadium, Hearts of Oak will be heading into the match in high spirits hoping to pick up the maximum to go on top of the table.
Hearts of Oak have been dealt a big blow ahead of the match following the absence of dependable defender Mohammed Alhassan due to accumulation of cards. Caleb Amankwah is expected to replace him in the starting line up.Raddy Ovouka may also be back in the starting line up after securing his work permit.
The Phobians will also miss the services of midfield dynamo Frederick Ansah Botchway and trusted goalkeepers Richard Atta and Richmond Ayi due to injuries.
The defensive set up is expected to be Fatawu Mohammed, Nuru Sulley,Caleb Amankwah and Raddy Ovouka with Benjamin Mensah operating in between the sticks for the Phobians.
Combative midfielder Benjamin Afutu is expected to start in the starting line up with Manaf Umar and Emmanuel Nettey.
Patrick Razak, Victor Aiddo and Daniel Afriyie Barnieh are also expected to lead the attack for Hearts of Oak this afternoon.
Below is the Hearts of Oak’s probable line up against Karela United:
Benjamin Ayisi Mensah (GK), Fatawu Mohammed (C), Nuru Sulley, Caleb Amankwah, Raddy Ovouka, Benjamin Afutu Kortey, Manaf Umar, Emmanuel Nettey, Patrick Razak, Daniel Afriyie, Victor Aidoo
Substitutes: Benjamin Nana Yeboah, Robert Addo Sowah, James Serwornu, Larry Sumaila, Salifu Ibrahim, Michelle Sarpong, Dominic Eshun, Isaac Mensah, Kojo Obeng Junior, Franklin Owusu