Champions Asante Kotoko share spoils with Karela United in Kumasi

8 months ago

Champions Asante Kotoko SC were held 1-1 by Karela United in the betPawa Premier League Monday.

The Porcupine Warriors conceded a second half goal to record yet another draw at the Baba Yara Sports stadium as their winless home run extended to three League matches on the spin.

Mohammed Alhassan and Eric Zeze returned to the starting lineup to face Karela as Abdulai Gazale made changes to the team that beat Kotoku Royals 3-1.

Rashid Mohammed scored an own goal in the 29th minute after failing to clear a ball from John Tedeku. But Karela United drew level in the 75th minute through Fatawu Mohammed who got on the end of Emmanuel Owusu Boakye’s pass.

The draw takes Asante Kotoko to the 4th spot with 48 points – 8 points behind leaders Medeama SC while Karela United sit in 16th place with 41 points.