Kotoko jump into the lead

14 years ago

Asante Kotoko go top the standings after recording their second consecutive win in the Onetouch premier league with a convincing 3-0 away win over Zaytuna United on match-day-2.

The Porcupine Warriors opened the scoring on the 27th minute mark through Eric Bekoe and nine minutes later, doubled their lead from a spot kick converted by Prince Anokye.

Kotoko rounded up the day with the third goal from substitute, Kojo Poku who scored his first goal of the season on the 80th minute mark for the Porcupine Warriors as they left former coach, Ibrahim Sunday’s Zaytuna searching for answers at the Carl Reindorf Park.

Kotoko lead the standings by a better goal difference as two other teams also have six points apiece.

In Cape Coast, AshantiGold revived their title hops with a lone goal victory over Accra Hearts of Oak.

A second half goal scored from a freekick by Mubarak Wakasu compounded the problems of the defending champions, who remain winless with the pressure mounting on coach Karim Zito.

The Phobians, though have a point have failed to score in two matches as the inquisition begins.

At the Coronation Park, a second half Daniel Addo spot kick kept Kessben FC’s unbeaten run intact as they won the derby game against King Faisal. The defeat, the second by King Faisal sees them stay at the bottom of the table.

Edward Affum’s late equalizer handed Tema Youth a point from the Gyandu Park where they drew 1-1 with Sekondi Hasaacas. Awudu Issah had already put the Giants of the West in the lead but Tema Youth managed to pick a point.

Great Olympics were crushed to defeat in the 91st minute when a strike by Hans Cofie handed Heart of Lions the maximum points at the El-Wak stadium.

Adusei Poku 80th minute won the game for Wa All Stars as the Blues beat Real Tamale United 1-0 at the Wa Park.

Gamba All Blacks beat Liberty Professionals 1-0 at the Swedru Park. Richard Yanful scored the match winner in the second half for the Black Magicians after his shot deflected off Liberty defender, Richard Kissi to send goalkeeper, Patrick Antwi the wrong way.

On Saturday, two second half goals, scored by Solomon Adjei and Hamza Abdulai secured the three points for Real Sportive against Berekum Arsenals at the El-Wak stadium.