Al Hilal United host Asante Kotoko in pre-season friendly at Al Hamriyah Sport and Cultural Club in Sharjah as both clubs prepare to have a good campaign in 2021-2022 United Arab Emirates Second Division and Ghana Premier League season respectively.
Asante Kotoko head coach Prosper Nartey Ogum has named four new signings in his starting XI in his first ever game in charge at Kotoko against Al Hilal. Former Medeama SC man Richard Boadu, Clinton Opoku, Joseph Amoako and Dickson Afoakwa start.
Old back line; Razak Abalora, Christopher Nettey, Mubarik Yussif, Ismail Abdul Ganiyu (C), Patrick Asmah has been maintained while Keyekeh Emmanuel and Fabio Gama retains their position from last season.
Cederique Tulleners who was appointed three days ago at Al Hilal United names the likes of Bello Rouchdane, Surak Musah, Ndour Fall, Tah Ange and D’avilla in his starting XI as the Belgian looks forward to claim first victory.
Meanwhile Brazilian new signing Sylas Oliveira Freire has been handed his debut game against Kotoko. Al Hilal United announced the signing of Freire hours before this clash.
“The Hawks signs the Brazillian sniper. Welcome Sylas Oliveira Freire ”
Al Hilal United XI: Kofi Kondo, Ahmed Saud, Kweku Estine, Jean D Faye, Wisdom Essron, Bello Rouchdane, Ndour Fall, Tah Ange D’avilla, Freire, Surak Musah and Milla
Asante Kotoko XI: Razak Abalora, Christopher Nettey, Mubarik Yussif, Ismail Abdul Ganiyu (C), Patrick Asmah, Richard Boadu, Emmanuel Keyekeh, Fabio Gama, Dickson Afoakwa, Clinton Opoku, Joseph Amoako
Substitution 22. Kwame Baah 18. Richmond Lamptey 14. Sherif Mohammed 15. Andrews Kwadwo Appau 25. Maxwell Agyemang 24. Samuel Appiah 3. Mudasiru Salifu