Arch-rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak are expected to clash in Week Three of the 2022/23 betPawa Premier League season, scheduled to start on September 9.
Undoubtedly one of the most exciting fixtures of the season, the defending league champions are expected to host Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Stadium in what promises a thrilling clash.
Last season Kotoko triumphed 1-0 over their arch-rivals at the Baba Yara Stadium, a venue that has seen Kotoko searched for and elusive victory over Hearts in the last two season.
Even before the clash between the two rivals, Hearts of Oak have a difficult task of playing regional rivals Accra Great Olympic in Week Two.
Olympics beat Hearts of Oak back-to-back last season to claim the bragging right between the two fiercest regional rivals but Hearts are expected to make amends by beating their city rivals.
The outcome of this game could boast their confidence heading into the crucial tie with Asante Kotoko as it could either motivate or demoralize them.