Legon Cities produced an exhilarating show on Sunday to overcome leaders Asante Kotoko 3-1 to condemn them to their second home defeat of the season.
The Match Day 26 defeat turns into Asante Kotoko’s second defeat on the row inside an area of seven days following a 2-1 loss to Real Tamale United final weekend.
Coach Maxwell Konadu aspect took an early lead as they scored from the spot within the 17th minute via Michel Otu. The Referee pointed to the spot after Christopher Nettey introduced down Jonah Attuquaye within the penalty field.
The Royals elevated the tally 10 minutes later when Hans Kwofie smashed home the second aim from an excellent crew effort. Midfielder Mudasiru Salifu gave Asante Kotoko a glimmer of hope after scoring on the stroke of half time to scale back the deficit however that wasn’t sufficient as Legon Cities fired from all cylinders within the second half to snatch a well-known victory in opposition to the Porcupine Warriors.
Back from recess, Legon Cities restored their two aim lead as they scored within the 47th minute via Hans Kwofie to make it 3-1. Jonah Attuquaye brilliantly went via a forest of legs earlier than laying a scrumptious move which was expertly transformed by Kwofie for the third aim – his second of the day.
Asante Kotoko nonetheless lead the desk with 52 factors – eight-points richer than second positioned Bechem United who play Karela United on Monday.
The win has taken Maxwell Konadu’s aspect to an considerable eighth place within the League standings after 26 matches.
At the theatre of Dreams at Dawu – Dreams FC threw away an early lead as King Faisal got here from behind to draw 1-1 – bringing to an finish an eight recreation shedding streak. Samuel Atta Kusi produced a high quality end simply earlier than the half timer whistle to cancel Issah Yakubu’s opener.
David Abagna returned to the beginning line-up of Real Tamale United as he led them to a pulsating 1-1 away draw in opposition to Elmina Sharks on the Nduom Sports complicated.
The winger who earned a name up to the Black Stars for the Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 was dominated out for a number of months after injuring his toe through the match. Victor Oduro gave Real Tamale United an early lead however it lasted for less than 9 minutes as Isaac Donkor replied with an absolute stunner within the 14th minute.
Techiman Eleven Wonders suffered one more defeat on the street following a 1-0 loss to Bibiani Gold Stars at DUN’S Park. Former Medeama SC high marksman Prince Opoku Agyemang transformed from the spot within the 67th minute to give the home aspect all of the spoils in a really shut contest.
In Berekum- Chelsea dug deep to register a slim win in opposition to regional rivals Aduana FC on the Golden City Park. Kelvin Obeng scored within the 67th minute to give the Blues a 1-0 win over the two-time Champions.
Medeama SC cruised to a 1-0 win at Akoon Park in Tarkwa courtesy of a Vincent Atinga penalty within the 66th minute.
Earlier on Friday Champions Accra Hearts of Oak strolled to a 3-0 win in opposition to Accra Lions on the Accra Sports stadium. Former Black Satellites captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh scored a brace for Hearts of Oak, with substitute Isaac Agyenim Boateng netting the opposite aim to guarantee an emphatic victory for the Phobians.
Accra Great Olympics misplaced by a aim to nil to AshantiGold on Saturday. Yaw Annor scored the one aim of the match within the 68th minute because the miners held on to safe the win in Accra.