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Ashtown Ladies hold KUSA, Fabulous Ladies down Ampem Darkoa, Pearl Pia beat Dreamz – Northern Zone Wrap

3 months ago
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Gertrude Amoafo scored a brace for Kumasi Sports Academy but wasn’t enough as Ashtown Ladies came from behind to snatch a draw in a four goal thriller on Saturday. Amoafo put the home side in front in the 9th minute and added the second just before the break to give KUSA a 2-0 lead at the break.

Back from recess, Ashtown Ladies came into the game strongly and got their reward through Fidaus Yakubu who pulled one back in the 54th minute to reduce the deficit. With 7 minutes of play remaining, Josephine Addowaa drew another blood for Ashtown Ladies to level things up with an 83rd minute strike.

Both sides threw in fresh legs in search of all the spoils but that came naught as the gamne ended 2-2 at the Bantama Astro Turf in Kumasi. Gertrude Amoafo of Kumasi Sports Academy was adjudged the most valuable player of the match.

Still in the Northern Zone - Fabulous Ladies continued their sublime form with another victory on Match Day 6 as they beat zonal giants Ampem Darkoa Ladies 2-1 on Sunday. Princess Owusu broke the deadlock with a brilliant individual play in the 5th minute as they held on to go into the break with a 1-0 advantage.

Ampem Darkoa Ladies committed players forward in search of the equalizer and got punished for leaving their back open as Princess Owusu smashed home the second goal of the match and her second of the day after latching on to a clever pass on the 70th minute mark.

Despite the second goal, Ampemn Darkoa Ladies continued to fight for redemption and eventually got rewarded in the 85th minute through an absolute wonder from Ophelia Serwaah.

The pressure from the visitors was too little too late as Fabulous Ladies held on to win the game 2-1 to keep their winning run intact. Princess Owusu of Fabulous Ladies was adjudged the Most Valuable Player.

In Other Results: Prisons Ladies lost 3-1 at home to Supreme Ladies at the Sunyani Coronation Park.  Linda Owusu Ansah grabbed a brace for Supreme Ladies with Nancy Amoh adding the third as Mary Adobea made amends with a consolation for the home side.

Tamale based Pearl Pia Ladies recorded a 3-2 win against Dreamz Ladies in an away duel. Sarah Nyarko scored first for Dreamz Ladies but her goal wasn’t enough as Shahadu Rasheda, Fauzia Abdul Rashid and Georgina Aoyem netted consecutively to give Pearl Pia Ladies a 3-1 lead until Doreen Opoku reduced the deficit in the 79th minute for Dreamz Ladies to make it 3-2 at the Kokooase Astro Turf.

Finally on Friday, Northern Ladies drew 1-1 with Savannah Ladies in a local derby at the Aliu Mahama stadium in Tamale. Frederica Torkudzoe scored the first goal of the match in the 23rd minute before Abdul Hana Sakina cancelled that lead in the 44th minute as the game ended 1-1 in Tamale.

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