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Kotoko keeps their resurgence as they beat XI Wonders by 2-0 – match summary

Kotoko keeps their resurgence as they beat XI Wonders by 2-0 – match summary

With one change in the starting lineup for club Asante Kotoko in their previous match, Andrews Apau got the nod to start ahead of Yussif Mubarik thus paired with captain Abdul Ganiyu at the heart of defense against Techiman Eleven Wonders who is yet to score a goal so far after matchday four of the ongoing Ghana premier league.

Little over twenty seven minutes inside the first half, there came inform Samuel Boateng to have open the score sheet for the Porcupines after they had received cluch challenge from wonders during the early stages of the encounter.

Leading the first fourthy five minutes ends in a 1-0 for the Ghanaian giant as every other effort accured by both sides for the rest of the half did not yeild to further goals.

For time checked, Richmond Lamptey could not be substituted after sustaining an injury almost when the first stage was to a closure but eventually before the kickstart of the extra half, Cameroonian import George Mfege had to come for him making the first change by coach Prosper Nartey Ogum as his side kept probing for more goals.

Wonders, amidst the second half nearly have gotten the equalizer but unfortunately were denied by the wood work when Frank Amankwah exquisitely did one – two display with good old Isaac Quain right in the halve of Krobea.

Former Asante Kotoko play maker Abass Mohammed together with George Amponsah came on for Ashitey Olenu once of Hearts Of Oak’s fame and that of Philemon Baffour for Wonders in their quest to have gotten the equalizer but to no avail their time on the pitch.

Sealing victory for the Ashanti’s finest, Isaac Oppong for the third time in four matches scored the second with a sumptuous finish to make it 2-0 for Asante Kotoko. Though for a period on the 83′ minutes, Mudasiru Salifu had to paved way for Dickson Afoakwa to have also pllied his trade infront of club supporters.

Andrews Kuma, Aminu Adams were the rest of men for wonders to have seen the exit door for others such as Clement Boahen and Ganiyu Abass but only for captain Abdul Ganiyu to have gone into the books of refree Charles Bulu during the dieing embers of the hurdle.

Apparently, following the final whistle of the center refree, it’s was Kotoko who run home with all the three maximum points making it four wins out of four games so far and perhaps 12/12 points.

Sitting on the summit of the league log, club Asante Kotoko play next away to Karela United at the Krosbi Awuah memorial park in match week 5.


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