Matchday nine preview: Leaders Medeama to exploit Kotoko's inactivity in Ghana Special Competition?

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The Yellow and Mauves could go five points clear at the top of Zone A in week nine of the novelty league on Sunday

With Asante Kotoko not in action this weekend due to the postponement of their game, Medeama are looking to extend their lead at the top of the table in Zone A when the Ghana Special Competition enters matchday nine on Sunday.

A minor setback (0-0 draw with Berekum Chelsea) last Sunday saw the Porcupines relinquish their lead to Medeama following the latter's 2-1 win over The Blues in a postponed game three days later.

The Yellow and Mauves are currently two points clear at the top and very certain to increase it to five with a win over fifth-placed Eleven Wonders away in Techiman.

Elsewhere, third-positioned Aduana Stars, currently five points adrift of Kotoko, are tipped to claim all three points in their home fixture against Bechem United, who have won only one match so far.

In the last tie of the zone, Obuasi-based Ashanti Gold are set to battle Chelsea for three points. The Miners are fourth on the log, three places above The Blues.

In Zone B, Hearts of Oak are eyeing their third successive win for the first time in the novelty league when they host Wafa at the Accra Sports Stadium. It will be a top-of-the-table clash as the two teams are currently tied on 15 points atop the log.

Should the Hearts-Wafa tie end in a draw, the winners of the Karela United-Elmina Sharks encounter in Anyinase will move top of the table. Karela and Sharks are tied on 14 points on the fourth and third positions respectively.

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