Lions currently have 31 points and occupy the 13th position on the league table after losing 1-2 to Asante Kotoko last Wednesday in Kpando .
The team, the only team from the region, premiership in the elite division, now has a difficult task of winning the last two matches of the season to escape relegation.
Most of the fans who spoke to GNA Sports attributed the team™s predicament generally to lack of financial and moral support from people in the region.
The fact that the team is based at Kpando instead of the regional capital, Ho, they claimed also accounted for its weak support base.
After the crucial match against Kotoko at Kpando, some fans and supporters of the team in Ho were engaged in open discussions whilst expressing their disappointments at the team™s performance throughout the season with relegation staring at them.
At the śCho-Betterť Supermarket, four men nearly traded blows in a heated argument but for the intervention of fellow shoppers
Business at the shop virtually came to a standstill as other shoppers joined the discussion.
On Thursday morning, the discussion continued on almost all radio stations in the regional capital with some people calling on traditional authorities and prominent citizens to support football teams in the region.
They underscored the importance of football in rallying communities and societies for accelerated socio-economic development.
Others also lamented the poor state of the Ho Sports Stadium and the absence of a premier ivision team in the Town.
śIt is a pity we don™t have any team here. Our week-ends are boring. We love football and want to see our local boys play but we now have to watch foreign football on Television. Prominent citizens and chiefs must rise up like others are doing,ť one Kofi Amenu said on a local radio station.
Recently, the management of Volta Amalgamated, a Ho-based women™s football club also appealed for financial support towards their participation in the National Women™s League.
The appetite for football is so high among football fans in the Ho Municipality such that pubs and video centres with large screens are jammed with fans during European League matches.