Tamale City are aware they can’t afford to lose points when they take on Samartex on Saturday at the Aliu Mahama Stadium.
The Premier League debutants will welcome the Timber lads in Ghana Premier League matchday 32, but a win for Hamza Mohammed’s side seems unavoidable.
Tamale City are presently 15th in the league rankings, with three games remaining in the season.
Tamale City can rise up the standings with a win as they look to keep their Premier League status. However, a loss or draw might exacerbate their plight as they fight relegation.
Recognising what is on the line stake, Hamza Mohammed must devise a strategy that would result in a beneficial outcome for the team.
Tamale City will be looking to get back on track after losing their last encounter to Bibiani Goldstars.
In their last five games, the Tamale-based club has two victories, two ties, and one defeat.
Samartex, who have three victories and two losses in their past five games, will approach the game with vigour, knowing that they are not yet safe from relegation.
The Timber Boys are seventh in the league standings, but they will need points against Tamale City to stay in the top tier.