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Fans angry with tickets shortage for Hearts of Oak versus Kotoko match on Sunday.

The euphoria surrounding the much awaited clash between league leaders, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko has hit the apex following the incredible form of both clubs. The two clubs lock horns at the Accra sports stadium on Sunday, in a league fixture dubbed by many to be the ultimate decider for league tittle race. Because of the limited capacity at the stadium due to Covid-19, only ten thousand tickets were available for sale. However, less than an hour after the tickets went on the markets, all ten thousand tickets were sold out leaving fans who couldn't grab theirs sigh in agitation.

According to reports from some selected outlets for the ticket sale, tickets were being sold at exorbitant prices because the demand was incredibly high. The tickets for popular stand which went for 30 cedis was sold at 70 cedis and 80 cedis at some venues. Nonetheless the price shot didn't deter fans from purchasing until it completely went out of stock.

Some fans were of the view that, the stadium attendance limit should have been increased from 25% of full capacity, since games between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko is the most watched among the league fixtures. However since the attendance limit remains the same, the host of fans who weren't able to acquire the tickets would have to resort to their televisions to watch the match.

According to early reports, there would be heavy security presence at the venue to deal with recalcitrants who would try to gain entry via unapproved means, therefore fans without tickets must avoid trouble by staying at home.

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