Great Olympics vs Wafa: Attram's men still chasing first win

Godwin Atram of Great Olympics
The Wonder Club's coach is under pressure but will hope to turn around their disappointing run when Wafa visit on Sunday

Great Olympics have suffered a terrible start to the 2017 Ghana Premier League campaign under coach Godwin Attram following their qualification from the second-tier last season.

The Accra-based club are without a victory in their first four games, losing three, including a 3-1 defeat to Bechem United in the outstanding game on Thursday.

However, they could bounce back at home on Sunday when they face Wafa in matchday five at the Accra Sports Stadium, although, the visitors have produced a better outing so far, picking four points from three games.

There have been calls for the dismissal of Attram, but the coach is confident of better things coming.

“The fans should take it easy; we are still learning to improve on our performance," Attram had said.

“They should come and see how the players train and the things that they do as professionals and then they can say if I can coach or not.

“I am worried because I always want to win, so since it's not coming, of course I will be worried, but not that Olympics will go down.

"I believe in what I am putting on board, the tactics and the quality players that we have, and I believe we will survive in the league," he added.

Olympics are likely to miss the services of Abel Manomey, who has scored three goals after he sat out in their defeat to Bechem but Osah Bernardino Tetteh is likely to return after training with the first team this week.

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Wafa on the other hand, have Majeed Ashimeru to bolster their midfield after recovering from a knock against Aduana.

The two clubs have met six times in the past with the visitors picking four victories and Olympics two, but the latter have lost only one game in their last eight home games. Also, Olympics have conceded a goal in their last six home games which gives the visitors a glimmer of hope.

However, despite the hosts' poor home record, Wafa are without an away victory since April 2015 and have managed only one clean sheet in their last 21 away games.