Ghana Premier League champions Accra Hearts Of Oak aim to secure a famous victory today when they host Wydad Athletic in the Accra sports stadium in the final play-off tie of the CAF Champions League preliminary round.
The Phobians host the Morrocans in the first leg tie and are confident of securing victory before their next trip to Morocco.
Wydad were dealt with a huge blow on course of the week after their head coach Walid Regragui and other technical members tested positive for the noval COVID-19 virus.
Wydad Athletic has endured a good run of form at the start of the league campaign currenting sitting second on the league standings with four wins and one draw.
They will be without some key players today after most of them returned injured from international duties.
Hearts Of Oak have prepared adequately for today’s clash after winning the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League with the side playing series of pre-season games for the upcoming league campaign.
Coach Samuel Boadu’s side overcame Guniea side Kamsar 2-0 in a single legged game in the first preliminary round.
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh said the team is in high spirits and promised club fans of securing victory today. He said;
“we remain so much confident because they have never won a game here in Ghana and we are also going to use that as a tool against them.
“Am charging all my teammates to remain focus today and surely we shall walk out with today victorious”.
Hearts Of Oak square off today with Wydad Athletic at the famous Accra Sports Stadium with 3pm the scheduled kick-off time.
Prediction: Hearts Of Oak 2-1 Wydad Athletic