Newly-promoted Accra Lions FC will get the 2021/22 Premier League season underway with a Friday night fixture on October 29 against Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium.
The Zone Three champions, who finished third in the just-ended Division One League Super Cup, will test their strength against an Elmina Sharks team led by Ghana legend coach Nii Odartey Lamptey.
Coach of Accra Lions Rainer Kraft will make his Ghana Premier League bow with the likes of Osman Kasim, Rauf Salifu, Fawzan Dandawa, Joseph Addo Tetteh and Hagan Frimpong looking ahead to a bright start to life in the Ghanaian top flight.
In other fixtures for match-day one, Dreams FC will host Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports stadium on Saturday, October 30. The Still Believe lads have been moved to Accra because their home grounds require more work to be in shape following the disruption caused when their venue hosted the Eastern Regional Division Two Middle League game between between Okwahu United and Kweabibirem FC.
League champions Accra Hearts of Oak will begin the defence of their title with a home tie against Legon Cities in Accra. The battle between Coach Samuel Boadu and Maxwell Konadu is scheduled for 3pm kick off on Sunday.
The GPL returns to the North as Real Tamale United welcome Great Olympics to the Aliu Mahama Stadium in Tamale in a Sunday fixture.
At the Fosu Gyeabuor Park, Bechem United FC will host Medeama SC on Sunday while new boys Bibiani GoldStars welcome Berekum Chelsea in their first topflight game at Dun’s Park.
King Faisal will aim to take advantage of their return to Kumasi when threy play WAFA SC at the Baba Yara Stadium.
Karela United will lock horns with two-time champions Aduana Stars at Crosby Awuah Memorial (CAM) Park, Aiyinase.
The match-day one fixtures will be rounded up at the Ohene Ameyaw Park at Techiman where Eleven Wonders battle AshantiGold.
— Ghana Premier League (@GhanaLeague) October 24, 2021
The 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season will be launched at the headquarters of the Football Association in Accra on Tuesday, October 26.