Hearts pay the penalty at Chelsea

13 years ago

Berekum Chelsea maintained their charge for their debut league title after beating former champions, Hearts of Oak 1-0 at the Golden City Park on Sunday.

A first half penalty converted by the Glo Premier League's joint top-scorer, Emmanuel Clottey ensured that Chelsea hold a 12-point lead ahead of their closet challengers.

Nathaniel Asamoah kept his personal quest for the top scorer award on course when he scored a penalty in the second half to mark his 10th goal of the season to give Asante Kotoko a 2-1 home win over Berekum Arsenals.

Kotoko took the lead through Ahmed Toure but Nana Poku drew the Gunners level before Asamoah's match winner from the spot.

King Faisal's troubles on the road continued in Cape Coast where they suffered a 3-0 defeat to Ebusua Dwarfs.

Kwame Frimpong opened the scoring before Seidu Bansi scored twice from the spot hand Dwarfs a deserved victory despite both sides finishing with 10-men apiece.

Faisal are still languishing in the bottom three with five games to the end of the campaign.

Medeama's surge for a continental place was hit after they lost 4-2 to New Edubiase.

Nuhu Fuseini, who grabbed a brace and Latif Adams helped Edubiase win the tie with Louis Agyemang and Larbi Coomson scoring for Medeama.

A second half penalty by Frank Nortey earned Wa All Stars a share of the spoils in their 1-1 draw with Real Tamale United after Ben Boateng had given RTU a first half lead.

AshantiGold showed good form to pull a 1-0 victory past Mighty Jets at the Akosombo Park. Addoquaye Addo reacted quickest to tap in after the goalkeeper for Jets had a spilled the ball into his path.

Liberty Professionals finished 2-1 winners at home over Heart of Lions. Amadu Abubakar and Ayoma Yusif scored for the home side while Sherrif Danladi nicked in a consolation for the visitors.

Aduana Stars drew goalless with bottom side, B.A. Stars at the Gyemfis Park.

Match-day-25 Results

Wa All Stars 1 - 1 Real Tamale United

Dwarfs 3 - 0 King Faisal

Chelsea 1 - 0 Hearts of Oak

Mighty Jets 0 - 1 AshantiGold

Asante Kotoko 2 - 1 Arsenals

Liberty 2 - 1 Heart of Lions

B.A Stars FC 0 - 0 Aduana Stars

Edubiase 4 - 2 Medeama SC