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Dwarfs, Inter Allies share spoils in barren draw

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Ebusua Dwarfs and Inter Allies shared spoils in a barren draw on match-day 12 of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League at Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Visiting Allies dominated the game as they, led by predator Victorien Adebayor, started with so much determination, creating a plethora of chances which they squandered.

Dwarfs had goalkeeper Razak Issah to thank as he served as the major stumbling block that denied Inter Allies a goal.

The hosts managed just an effort on target compared to Inter Allies’ seven.

Dwarfs head coach Ernest Thompson was left concerned by the output of his attack in the game.

“Our tactics at the back to mark out Adebayor worked. You could see he struggled but we rather were poor in attack. Things just did not click up there - something we would be looking to improve in subsequent games,” he noted in a pitch-side interview.

Tonny Lokko, the head coach for Inter Allies also stated: “We came out for the win and did all that we could by attacking and creating good chances but things did not go right as expected. Taking a point home is equally satisfactory though we could have won the three points.”

Inter Allies left-back Fard Ibrahim was named NASCO Man-of-the-Match.

On 11 points, Ebusua Dwarfs occupy 16th spot on the league table while Inter Allies are up at 11th position with 15 points after 12 matches.

Lineups:

Ebusua Dwarfs XI: Razak Issah, Emmanuel Anaful, Dennis Nkrumah-Korsah (c), Abu Naba Jnr, Mark Acquah, Michael Asamoah, Jacob Ampretwum/54’ Ishmael Antwi, Martin Tsiboah, Simon Martey/56’ Albert Ato Hammond, Prince Kpodo, Seidu Abubakari

Unused substitutes: Danso Wiredu-Mensah, Osman Mohammed, Abudu Dramani, Issah Suleman, Nock Obeng

Inter Allies XI: Gideon Ahenkorah, Richard Acquaah, Fard Ibrahim, Ernest Adu, Frank Asinki, Paul Abanga, Felix Abuska/66’ Abraham Okyere, Desmond Abuga, Alex Aso/63’ Mohammed Zakari, Victorien Adebayor (c), Samuel Armah/83’ Kingsley Braye

Unused substitutes: George Apronti, Ben Yaro, Godfred Utim, Gockel Ahortor