Sharks humble Hearts

Elmina Sharks recorded their first victory in the ongoing GFA NormaliSation Committee Special Cup following their slim home win over Hearts of Oak last Wednesday.


The Sharks lads inflicted a 1-0 defeat on Accra Hearts of Oak in the match-day two of the competition at the Nduom Sports Stadium.

The first half looked very balanced as both teams failed to score with the set-pieces and chances created as it ended in a scoreless draw.

Back from the break, Coach Yaw Acheampong’s side managed to utilise their chances as they scored in the dying embers of the game.

Hearts could have opened the score through Kojo Obeng on the 78th minute but his strike went wide.

Winger Benjamin Tweneboah continued tormenting the back line of the visitors as his effort earned them the only goal.

Felix Addo netted the only goal for Elmina Sharks on the 84th minute to hand his side their first win in the competition.

The match ended in a 1-0 win in favor of Elmina Sharks as they continued their unbeaten run in the GFA Normalization Committee Special Cup.
In Dansoman, Liberty Professionals recovered from their Matchday 1 defeat at WAFA, to put four goals past a sluggish Ebusua Dwarfs side at the Carl Reindorf Park.

 

The goals came from Addo Rou (brace), Kwabena Addae and Benjamin Eshun.

 

Yahaya Mohammed and Abdulrahman Fatawu scored as Aduana Stars earned a 2-1 win over Techiman Eleven Wonders in Dormaa.

 

WAFA could not build on their opening day win over Liberty as they were held in Sokape by Inter Allies. Kingsford Opoku’s first-half goal was cancelled out Effiong Nsungusi Jnr in the 60th minute.

 

Dreams FC were held to a 1-1 draw by Karela United in Dawu while Bechem United played out a goalless stalemate with AshantiGold.

 

Matchday 2 of the NC Special Cup continues on Thursday. Medeama host Asante Kotoko in Tarkwa and Stallions FC face off with Berekum Chelsea.

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