Midfielder Emmanuel Nettey will be making his very first outing under coach Kosta Papic as the Accra Hearts of Oak clashes in the “Mantse” Derby on Saturday.

Head Coach of Hearts of Oak, Kosta Papic announced his 20-man squad on Friday for the much expected Match Day 11 clash against the Marvel Club at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The no. 10 shirted guy Nettey will be readily available for selection as Papic pitches versus Yaw Preko in the greatest regional derby in the nation.

Nettey’s return is great news for the Rainbow club at a time their are choosing up the momentum in search for their very first league prize in twelve years.

It will be his very first time because hr got injured against Inter Allies on Match Day 3.

Deep lying playmaker, Nurudeen Abdul Aziz also makes the team after returning to full fitness. The dynamic midfielder was in action versus Auroras in a friendly on Tuesday.

The 2 midfielders healing decreases the injury concerns in the camp of the 20 times league Champions.

Striker, Daniel Afriyie, who has also been remembered from the National U-20 camp, is anticipated to provide some bite at the attack machinery of the Phobians.

Kosta Papic will be looking to keep his 100% record at the Accra Sports Stadium as he faces former Hearts Coach amd and gamer Yaw Preko on Saturday evening.

Below is a complete list of the team for the gameM

GOALKEEPERS: Richmond Ayi, Richard Attah.


Mohammed Alhassan,

Robert Addo,

Fatau Mohammed,

Raddy Ovouka,

William Denkyi,

James Serwornu,

Nuru Sulley,

Larry Sumaila


Benjamin Afutu Kotey,

Frederick Ansah Botchway,

Abdul Manaf Gumah,

Emmanuel Nettey,

Abdul Aziz Nurudeen


Patrick Razak,

Abednego Tetteh,

Victor Aidoo,

Daniel Afriyie Barnieh,

Isaac Mensah.