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Medeama roar back to beat Great Olympics in Accra

By Vincent Ashitey
Vincent Atinga
Vincent Atinga
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Medeama SC staged a comeback to beat Great Olympics in their Ghana Premier League matchday 30 fixture.

The Mauve and Yellows edged the Wonder club 2-1 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday.

Maxwell Quaye shot Great Olympics into the lead in the 19th minute when he capitalized on a mistake by Vincent Atingah to make it 1-0.

Medeama pegged them back in the 36th minute when Kwasi Donsu was brought down by Goalkeeper Stephen Kwaku in the box.

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Vincent Atingah stepped up and converted calmly to make it 1-1 before halftime.

The second half was a 50-50 battle and it was Medeama who scored the all-important goal.

A long-range strike from Godfred Kwadwo Asamoah in the 71st minute made it 2-1 and won Medeama the game.

The win means Medeama are now second on the league table with 50 points, six behind Kotoko while Great Olympics lie 7th with 43 points.