Accra Hearts of Oak have named a strong starting XI to face Bechem United as they aim to retain the MTN FA Cup trophy they won last season.

The phobians have to do so without the services of three key players who are injured and may have to sit out the game.

Hearts are without veteran midfielder Sulley Muntari, Ibrahim Salifu and Abdul Aziz Nurudeen who have all been sidelined through injury.

Richmond Ayi is in post ahead of Richard Attah whiles Samuel Inkoom, Dennis Nkrumah Korsah all start.

Others in the line up are Gladson Awako, Benjamin Yorke, William Denkyi among others.

Bechem Uinted also have their imperious goalkeeper Abdulai Iddrisu in post whiles Samuel Osei Kuffour marshals the defense.

Francis Twene, Clinton Duodu and dangerman Augustine Okrah are all in the Bechem United starting line up.