All Stars bring Hearts to ground

12 years ago

Five league venues remained busy today as match-day-17 of the OneTouch Premier league continued.

Three of the grounds produced wins while two other games ended in a draw.

Tema Youth eased their way out of the relegation zone after pulling a win in the Tema derby on Sunday against Real Sportive.

A late penalty scored by Richard Annan secured Tema Youth their fourth victory in seventeen league games.

However, Real Sportive are now placed among the bottom three clubs with some 13 games to go.

Liberty Professionals managed to grab a point from the Len Clay Stadium as they shared the spoils AshantiGold in their goalless draw game.

The result would dent the title aspirations of the Dansoman-based side after failing to close the point difference at the top with leaders, Asante Kotoko still leading by three clear points and with two games in hand.

At the Wa Park, the revival hopes of Accra Hearts of Oak were broken as Wa All Stars nicked a 1-0 win over defending champions.

The Blues, who dominated the fixture got the match winner in the second half through new signing, Daniel Bomfah, whose strike beat Hearts goalkeeper, Laud Quartey.

At the Anane Boateng Stadium, Sekondi Hasaacas, who are serving a match ban failed to capitalise on a two-nil lead over King Faisal as the team from Kumasi came back recess to draw 2-2.

David Anars gave Hasaacas a comfortable lead after scoring twice in the 2nd and 36th minutes but a good second half performance by Faisal saw Samad Oppon pull one back on the 49th minute before Abedi Sarfo tied the game in 79th minute.

In Tamale, Real Tamale United came from behind beat Gamba All Blacks 2-1 at the Tamale Sports Stadium.

Moses Andoh put the Black Magicians in front when he scored in the 40th minute to end the first half 1-0 for the away team.

RTU came back strongly and equalised through Fatau Owen in the 54th minute before winning the game six minutes to time with Abdul Salam producing the goal.

Three other match-day-17 league games involving Kotoko, Zaytuna, Kessben FC, Heart of Lions, Great Olympics and Arsenals originally scheduled for this weekend were rescheduled by the Professional League Board. All three games would come off on Wednesday.