betPawa GPL SuperClash : Kotoko share spoils with Hearts of Oak in Kumasi

Two second half goals were scored on Sunday as Hearts of Oak came from behind to draw 1-
1 with arch rivals Asante Kotoko on March Day three of the betPawa Premier League.

Caleb Amankwah scored late to cancel Yussif Mubarik’s opener as the two giants shared the spoils
at the Baba Yara Sports stadium.

Kotoko were cruising to their second successive win against their rivals but Amankwah smashed
home from close range in the 88th minute to silence the home fans.

The Porcupine Warriors had themselves to blame after wasting all the decent chances that came
their way especially in the first half. The League Champions were superior in the first half as they
took a lion’s share of ball possession and created glaring goal scoring opportunities.

Steven Mukwala missed another begging chance but it didn’t take long for Kotoko to take the lead
through Yussif Mubarik in the 57 minute.

The defender reacted quickly in the box to scramble home to give Kotoko the lead.
The Reds held on for most parts of the game with an eye on the three points but Caleb Amankwah
scored late to deny them as he snatched the equalizer in the 88 minute. Hearts are without a win
three games into the season while Kotoko have one point after their first game.

The result leaves Hearts of Oak with two points from three matches while Asante Kotoko have one
point with two games in hand.

At the Aliu Mahama stadium – Legon Cities recorded yet another win at the venue as they beat
Real Tamale United 1-0 to record their second successive win. Nasiru Imoro scored the match
winner in Tamale.

Dreams FC’s flying start to the campaign came to an excruciating end on Sunday after they
were beaten 2-0 by Karela United FC at Aiyinase. The Still Believe lads conceded two first half
goals through Kelvin Andoh and Enoch Agblenyo within a 7 minute interval. Andoh opened the
scoring in the 11 minute before Agblenyo added the second inside the 18 minute mark.

At the Nana Agyemang Badu Park at Dormaa – Aduana FC came from two goals down to draw
2-2 with Samartex 1996 FC. Kwame Adom Frimpong rescued them after Sam Adams pulled one
back to cancel two first half goals scored by Samartex. The visitors took the lead through Emmanuel
Keyeke in the 28 minute before Abubakari Seidu added the second goal three minutes from the
break. The Hunters lifted up their game and drew parity in the 79 minute through Adom Frimpong
after Sam Adams had pulled one back in the 54 minute of the match.

Michael Enu scored in the 19 minute to give Bibiani Gold Stars their first win of the season.
The Miners lost to Dreams FC and Nsoatreman FC in their first two opening matches. Enu’s strike
gave them all the points against Bechem United.

The battle of the two newly promoted sides between Akyem Oda Kotoku Royals and
Nsoatreman FC ended 0-0 at the Cape Coast stadium.

Accra Great Olympics recorded yet another win on Saturday as they overcame King Faisal by a
goal to nil courtesy Emmanuel Mensah’s 64 minute strike.

On Friday – Accra Lions deepened the woes of Tamale City FC after condemning them to their
third straight defeat of the season. Captain Dominic Nsobila scored the only goal of the match in the
9 minute to hand them their second win on the spin.

Later on Monday, Berekum Chelsea will host Medeama SC at the Agyeman Badu Park at Dormaa.


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