The Betpawa Premier League 2023/24 season will officially start on Friday, September 15 2023 at the Aliu Mahama sports stadium where Real Tamale United welcomes Hearts of Oak.
The game will be the debut competitive game for both Abdulai Abdul Munin and Martin Koopman, the head coaches of Real Tamale United and Hearts of Oak respectively.
After being unbeaten in their preseason friendlies, Hearts of Oak goes into the game as favorites to win the match. Real Tamale United defeated Hearts of Oak by a lone last season at the same venue after a superb long-range strike from former midfielder Umar Manaf Gumah who is currently with Nsoatreman SC.
After a bad season last year, the Phobians after making some impressive signings with the signing of Michael Ampadu, Kelvin Osei Asibey, Kofi Abgesima, Raphael Amponsah, and others, look to have a good season this time around.
Kofi Abgesima, Michael Ampadu, Liventius Arthur, and Kelvin Asibey are all expected to make their official debut for Accra Hearts of Oak. For RTU, Hafiz Adams, Faisal Gariba, and Alhassan Rauf are also expected to start for Abdulai Mumin side against Hearts Of Oak.
REFEREE: RUSTUM GAMELI SENORGBE
ASSISTANTS: ERIC NDEBUGRI & ERNEST AKATEY
4TH REFEREE: FOSTER BASTIOURS
MATCH COMMISSIONER: MIKE AMEDIOR
VENUE MEDIA OFFICER: SEY MUBARIK
The match will kick off at 6:30 pm on Friday 15th September 2023 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium. The match will also be live on StarTimes channel Adepa 247. NB: There will be a minute silence observation for Legon Cities goalkeeper Slyvester Sackey who passed on few days ago.