Andrews Appau scored the match winner as Asante Kotoko SC rallied to a 3-2 win against Inter Allies at the theatre of Dreams- Dawu on Monday to keep their title hopes unscathed.
Three goals were produced in the first half after Emmanuel Gyamfi’s opener and Evans Adomako’s sceond. Gyamfi opened the scoring in the 27th minute of the game after connecting a pass from Adomako. But that goal was cancelled by Alex Aso in the 39th minute after he was set up by Nafiu Sulemana.
The Porcupine Warriors restored their lead through Evans Adomako as he turned in Emmanuel Gyamfi’s low cross.
Back from the break – Inter Allies drew parity again in the 63rd minute through Andy Okpe but that didn't last long as the Porcupine Warriors got their noses in front once more in the 71st minute.
Defender Andrews Appau who made his first League start connected a delicious pass from Fabio Gama to slot home for the match winner.
Inter Allies kept pushing for the equalizer but their efforts weren’t enough as the referee blew his whistle to end the game.
The win takes Asante Kotoko to 53 points with only goals difference separating them and their arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak while Inter Allies stay at the bottom of the table with 26 points after 29 League matches.