• The 2022-23 Debutants, Akyem Kotoku Royals host the 3-time third place, King Faisal in match Day 23 fixture in the 2022-23 Betpawa Premier League at the Theater of Dreams on FRIDAY, 24th March, 2023 afternoon in Dawu.
Predictions: Home win/draw
• The 2022-23 season of the Ghana League is the 60th edition since the competition started in 1956 but it is the 26th edition since the inception of Ghana Premier League in the 1993-94 season is the 1st appearance for Akyem Kotoku Royals while it is the 20th appearance for Karela United.
• 2022-23 season
Friday, 11th November, 2022 (Day 6)
King Faisal 2-1 Kotoku Royals
Samuel Antwi 25', Abednego Tetteh 60' (pen)//Emmanuel Marfo 82'
Total matches played - 1
Kotoku Royals wins - 0
Goals scored - 1
King Faisal wins - 1
Goals scored - 2
Drawn games - 0
• CURRENT FORM:
• Akyem Kotoku Royals have won FOUR out of twenty (22) games (1,980 mins) played so far in the GPL.
W5 D2 L15 GF19 GA35
• King Faisal have won SEVEN (7) out of twenty-one (21) games (1,890 mins) in this season in the GPL.
W7 D3 L10 GF18 GA24
• King Faisal have gone three (3) games (270 mins) in the GPL without DEFEAT (W1 D2 GF2 GA0). The last time Faisal lost a game in the competition was 19th Feb. 2023 in match Day 18 against Berekum Chelsea (0-1).
• Kotoku Royals have played 10 Home games this season in the GPL.
W5 D1 L4 GF12 GA11
• King Faisal have played 9 Away games this season in the GPL.
W1 D2 L6 GF4 GA12
• MATCH FACTS:
• Kotoku Royals are without WIN this season against teams based in the ASHANTI REGION in the GPL.
• 10/11/22 King Faisal 2-1 Kotoku Royals (Day 6)
• 29/01/23 Asante Kotoko 5-1 Kotoku Royals (Day 14)
L2 GF2 GA7
• Kotoku Royals have SCORED/CONCEDED in each of their previous games against teams based in the ASHANTI REGION in the GPL.
• King Faisal lost their previous visit this season at the Theater of Dreams.
• 21/12/12 Dreams FC 2-0 King Faisal (Day 9)
• Akyem Kotoku Royals are yet to PLAY Day 23 Home game in the GPL since 11st Sept. 2022 when they had their debut game in the competition.
• King Faisal are yet to WIN Day 23 Away game in the GPL since 1999 season.
1999 Ebusua Dwarfs 2-1 King Faisal
2000 Hasaacas 1-1 King Faisal
2001 RTU 1-1 King Faisal
2002 Liberty 2-0 King Faisal
2007-08 Asante Kotoko 2-1 King Faisal
2010-11 Asante Kotoko 2-1 King Faisal
2012-13 All Stars 3-0 King Faisal
2020-21 Hearts of Oak 2-0 King Faisal
D2 L6 GF5 GA15
• The Royals begun their campaign in the Ghanaian top-flight competition when they hosted Accra Lions at the Theater of Dreams in Dawu and since then, all their other Home matches have been played at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium since the GFA Club Licensing Committee rejected the Akyem Oda Sports Stadium
deemed as under construction due to the non-completion of the very major aspects of the match venue.
• Akyem Kotoku Royals won 1-0 in their first game in the Ghanaian top-flight competition when they hosted Accra Lions through Augustine Boakye on the 19th minutes.
• Akyem Kotoku Royals drew goalless with Nsoatreman FC on Sunday, 25th Sept. 2022 in match Day 3 fixture at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
Akyem Kotoku Royals lost 0-1 to Hearts of Oak on 5th Nov. 2022 in match Day 5 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• Kotoku Royals lost 0-1 to FC Samartex on 17th Nov. 2022 in match Day 7 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• Kotoku Royals lost 0-3 to Legon Cities on 21st Dec. 2022 in match Day 9 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• Akyem Kotoku Royals won 2-1 over Berekum Chelsea on 6th Jan. 2023 in match Day 11 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• The Royals lost 2-0 to Great Olympics on 15th Jan. 2023 in match Day 13 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• Kotoku Royals won 3-2 over Bibiani Gold Stars on 1st Feb. 2023 in match Day 15 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
• Kotoku Royals won 3-0 over Dreams FC on 1st March, 2023 in match Day 19 at the Theater of Dreams in Dawu.
• Kotoku Royals won 3-1 over Bechem United on 12th March, 2023 in match Day 21 at the Theater of Dreams.
• The first time Kotoku Royals lost @ Home in the GPL was 5th Nov. 2022 in match Day 5 at the Cape Coast Stadium in the 2022-23 season against Hearts of Oak (0-1).
- Since then, Kotoku Royals have played 7 Home games in the GPL.
W4 L3 GF11 GA10
• Kotoku Royals have lost 4 out of 10 Home games so far in the GPL since 11th Sept. 2022 when they had their debut game in the competition.
05/11/22 Kotoku Royals 0-1 Hearts of Oak (Day 5)
17/11/22 Kotoku Royals 0-1 FC Samartex (Day 7)
21/12/22 Kotoku Royals 0-3 Legon Cities (Day 9)
15/01/23 Kotoku Royals 0-2 Great Olympics (Day 13)
• The last time Kotoku Royals lost @ Home in the GPL is 15th Jan. 2023 in match Day 13 in the 2022-23 season against Great Olympics (0-2).
- Since then, Kotoku have played 3 Home games (270 mins) so far in the GPL.
W3 GF9 GA3
• Kotoku Royals have so far played 10 Home games in the GPL since 2022-23 season.
W5 D1 L4 GF12 GA11
• Akyem Kotoku Royals are the 15th team from Eastern Part of Ghana to take part in the Ghanaian top-flight competition since 1956.
1. Koforidua Eastern Rovers
2. Akim Ahorsu United
3. Abuakwa Susu Biribi
4. Aksombo AKOTEX FC
5. Nsawam Ghanacan
6. Koforidua Obuotabiri
7. GIHOC Stars
8. Nkawkaw Okwahu United
9. Dawu Youngster
10. Akwatia Diamond Stars
11. Koforidua Power FC
12. Asuom Kwaebibirem United
13. Suhum Maxbees
14. Kade Hotspurs
• Since 1956, only eleven (11) clubs have won the title so far with Kumasi Asante Kotoko been the most successful club with 24, followed by Accra Hearts of Oak (21),
Obuasi AshantiGold [Goldfields] (4), Accra Great Olympics (2), Dormaa Aduana FC (2), Sekondi Eleven Wise (1), Real Republicans (1), Cape Coast Ebusua Dwarfs (1) Sekondi Hasaacas (1) Berekum Chelsea (1) and Legon Cities [Wa All-Stars] (1).
• Berekum Chelsea was the 10th club to win the title while Legon Cities [Wa All Stars] became the 11th and last new club so far to win the title.
• The first time King Faisal won an Away game in the GPL since 1999 season is 30th May, 1999 in match Day 15 in the 1999 season against Great Olympics (0-1).
- Since then, Faisal have played 222 Away games in the GPL.
W37 D68 L117 GF159 GA260
• The last time King Faisal won an Away game in the GPL is 16th November, 2022 in match Day 7 in the 2022-23 season against Karela United (0-1).
- Since then, Faisal have played 5 Away games (450 mins) so far in the GPL.
D2 L3 GF2 GA7
• King Faisal have so far played 230 Away games in the GPL since 1999 season.
W38 D71 L121 GF165 GA272
• Akyem Kotoku Royals are yet to DRAW/LOSE in their previous Home match in the month of MARCH in the GPL since 11th Sept. 2022 when they had their first game in the competition.
01/03/23 Kotoku Royals 3-0 Dreams FC
12/03/23 Kotoku Royals 3-1 Bechem United
W2 GF6 GA1
• King Faisal Away matches in the month of MARCH in the GPL since 1999 season.
24/03/99 Hasaacas 1-1 King Faisal
11/03/00 Liberty Prof. 1-0 King Faisal
19/03/00 Dawu 1-1 King Faisal
21/03/07 Berekum Arsenal 1-0 King Faisal
05/03/08 Ashanti Gold 0-0 King Faisal
16/03/08 All Blacks 1-0 King Faisal
11/03/09 Liberty Prof. 0-1 King Faisal *
18/03/09 Berekum Chelsea 0-0 King Faisal
14/03/10 Great Olympics 0-1 King Faisal *
31/03/10 All Stars 1-0 King Faisal
13/03/11 Mighty Jets 0-1 King Faisal *
20/03/13 Asante Kotoko 1-2 King Faisal *
27/03/13 RTU 1-2 King Faisal *
09/03/14 Edubiase Utd 1-0 King Faisal
26/03/14 Aduana FC 1-0 King Faisal
11/03/22 Ashanti Gold 2-0 King Faisal
31/03/22 Medeama SC 1-0 King Faisal
01/03/23 Aduana FC 0-0 King Faisal
W5 D5 L8 GF9 GA13
• The last AWAY side to prevent Akyem Kotoku Royals from scoring at HOME in the GPL is Legon Cities who secured 3-0 win on 21st Dec. 2022 in match Day 9 in the 2022-23 season.
• Akyem Kotoku Royals have so far kept 3 CLEAN SHEETS out 22 games in the GPL since 11th Sept. 2022 when they played their first game in the competition.
• King Faisal have so far kept 162 CLEAN SHEETS out of 457 games in the GPL since 1999 season.
• King Faisal Best position in the GPL since 1995-96 season is 3rd on three (3) occasions (2000, 2003, & 2005) with 46 points, 54 points and 50 points respectively.
• King Faisal have been relegated on two (2) occasions since joining the GPL in 1995-96 season (2010-11 & 2013-14).
• Akyem Kotoku Royals are 18th with 17 points after Day 22 games while King Faisal on the other hand with one outstanding game (vs Asante Kotoko) are 16th with 25 points on the Ghana top-flight log.
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