Medeama travel to Bechem United for the side’s first game of the 2021/22 season on Sunday October 31, 2021.
The Mauve and Yellows will be seeking a rare opportunity of causing an upset at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park on Sunday.
Despite finishing 5th last season, Medeama were just seven points shy off eventual winners Hearts of Oak, meaning the club can aim to go a notch higher this term.
Expectations at the club has been lowered after the club failed to win a silverware last season.
The last meeting between the two teams ended in a pulsating 0-0 draw at the same venue last season.
The last meeting between the two sides as the same venue ended in a 0-0 stalemate in a crunch Premier League tie last term.
However, Medeama have also boosted their squad with some fresh faces and will be aiming to cause an upset in Bechem.
This is the first match for new Medeama coach Ignatius Fosu – who has assembled a 23-man traveling squad for the trip to the Ahafo region.
The gaffer has named three goalkeepers in his squad including youngster Kamil Anaba.
There are places for regular defenders Vincent Atingah, Ali Issouf Ouattara and Rashid Alhassan as well as promoted Kofi Asmah and King Archerson.
New signings Samuel Frimpong, Ansu Kofi Patrick, Benjamin Abaidoo and experienced goalkeeper John Moosie made the trip to Bechem.
The Hunters will be hoping to start the new season on a flying note following their struggles last season.
The club has re-signed midfield maestro Augustine Okrah and brought in Latif Anabila on a one-year loan deal from Asante Kotoko.
REFEREE: ABDUL LATIFF QADIR
ASSISTANTS: EMMANUEL DOLAGBANU AND ISAAC OPOKU ANTWI
4TH REFEREE: ISAAC OSEI
MATCH COMMISSIONER: JOHN YAKUBU
VENUE MEDIA OFFICER: PRINCE AGYEMANG
GFA CAMERAMAN: PAUL EGBENYA
The club has been busy in pre-season playing series of friendly matches against fellow Premier League side Legon Cities, second-tier side Vision FC, Liberty Professionals and a host of low profile matches.