Ghanaian football fans would for the first time watch games being played in the mornings when the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League starts.
According to a release on the Ghana Football Association's website, the 2019/2020 league season may have morning, mid-afternoon and evening fixtures depending on kick-off times agreed with television partners.
Football fans are used to mid-afternoon and evening fixtures but the latest addition of morning fixtures is set to generate a lot of talks about the new season which starts on the weekend of December 27-29 at all venues across the country.
Per the fixtures, weekend matches may be played on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays while Midweek matches may be played on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
See the fixtures below:
- Weekend matches may be played on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays or
- Midweek matches may be played on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
- Matches may be played during mornings, mid-afternoons or evenings depending on kick-off times agreed with Television Partners.
Here are a few highlights to keep in your diaries so you don’t miss out on this season’s action:
- Season Openers
Accra Hearts of Oak SC and Asante Kotoko SC will both kick-off their seasons at home. Accra Hearts of Oak SC will play against Berekum Chelsea FC with Asante Kotoko SC also set to face Eleven Wonders FC.
- Travel and See Matchday
The Red Army, Asante Kotoko SC will storm Tarkwa to renew their rival with Medeama SC whilst the Phobians storms Sogakope as guests of Giant-killers, WAFA on Matchday 4.
- Super Sunday
Hearts of Oak will host arch-rivals Asante Kotoko in Accra on Matchday 6.
Matchday 6 will also see Berekum Chelsea playing Aduana Stars FC in a Bono Derby.
Asante Kotoko SC will host Ashantigold SC in an Ashanti Regional Derby in Matchday 10. Who rules the Ashanti Region?
- Fanti Derby
Elmina Sharks FC will face Ebusua Dwarfs FC in an all-fante clash to determine the Central Region kings on Matchday 11.
- Landlords of Accra
Accra Hearts of Oak SC face Great Olympics FC while Liberty Professionals FC lock horns with Inter Allies FC on Matchday 14.
- In enemy territory
Asante Kotoko SC travels to Accra to play Inter Allies FC hosts while Accra Hearts of Oak SC visits Kumasi to play King Faisal on Matchday 15
- Kumasi Derby
Can King Faisal FC rule Kumasi when they play home against Asante Kotoko SC to end the first round of matches?