Hearts of Oak head coach Samuel Boadu has named a strong starting XI featuring youngster Salim Adams to face Legon Cities in a matchday 1 clash at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Salim, who joined from New Edubiase United FC, scored on his debut for the Phobians when he climbed off the bench to score the comfort goal for the Phobians in their CAF Champions League clash with Guinean side CI Kamsar.
Meanwhile, the backline remains largely unchanged with only Congolese defender whose place has been taken by William Dankyi due to injury.
The tactician has opened for a single pivot in midfield featuring Salim who has been deployed as a defensive midfielder while Salifu Ibrahim and Emmanuel Nettey play in more advanced roles.
The attacking trio made up of Kofi Kordzi, Isaac Mensah and Daniel Afriyie Barnieh will be hoping to fetch the goals for the Phobians.
Midfielder Ushau Abu, who switched from Berekum Chelsea, starts from the bench.
Below is the starting XI vs Legon Cities
Richard Attah – Fatawu Mohammed (C), William Dankyi, Mohammed Alhassan, Robert Addo Sowah – Salim Adams, Salifu Ibrahim, Emmanuel Nettey – Isaac Mensah, Kofi Kordzi, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh.
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