Referee Daniel Laryea has been appointed to officiate the betPawa Premier League matchday 16 game between Hearts of Oak and Berekum Chelsea on Saturday.
The FIFA referee will take charge of the game at the Accra Sports Stadium.
He will be assisted by Kwasi Brobbey, Kenneth Armoo and Frederick Samena as the fourth assistant.
Daniel Laryea is regarded as one of the best referees in the country and is expected to handle this crucial fixture.
The Phobians lost 1-0 to Real Tamale United at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium – where former player Manaf Umar haunted them town in the Northern Regional capital.
Berekum Chelsea on the other hand, beat Bechem United 1-0 to improve their position on the League log. against Berekum Chelsea are winless on the road this season with their last away game ending 2-0 in favour of Hearts of Oak.
The Phobians have dropped to the 6th position after losing to RTU – but are still in the title race having amassed 25 points. The former League Champions have won just once in their last five matches. Tenth placed Berekum Chelsea are winless against Hearts of Oak in their last two fixtures after losing one and drawing one.
Christopher Ennin’s side have 22 points and sit in 10th place in the League log after 16 games with two wins, two draws and one loss. The return of Gladson Awako, Konadu Yiadom, Denis Korsah and Suraj Seidu will be a boost for the Phobians – with the quartet back from the CHAN tournament in Algeria.
They also have in their side Glid Otanga, Linda Mtange, Gideon Asante Yeboah and Robert Addo Sowah. Berekum
Chelsea will also rely on Henry Ansu, top scorer of the betPawa Premier League Mizack Afriyie (8), Lord Amoah, Kelvin Obeng and Zackaria Fuseni.
DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023
MATCH: HEARTS OF OAK VRS CHELSEA
VENUE: ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM
REFEREE: DANIEL LARYEA
ASSISTANTS: KWESI BROBBEY AND KENNETH ARMOO
4TH REFEREE: FREDERICK SAMENA
MATCH COMMISSIONER: MICHAEL FLETCHER
VENUE MEDIA OFFICER: SENA RICHARDS
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