Kotoko moves 5th as Hearts win

13 years ago

Hearts of Oak ended a run of poor results with a 1-0 win over Berekum Arsenals at the Golden City Park on match-day-17 in the Glo Premier League on Wednesday.

The Phobians, who parted ways with coach Paa Kwesi Fabin on Monday following their four-game winless streak secured the three points against the 10-man Gunners when striker Mahatma Otoo connected a shot across from close range in the second half.

The result sends them to 7th on the table though they are level on points, 22, with four other sides.

Asante Kotoko made it three wins out of their last three games in the league after defeating Ebusua Dwarfs 1-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium.

New striker Nathaniel Asamoah struck his third goal for the Porcupine Warriors since joining from Wa All Stars as they move to 5th place on the league standings though 14 points adrift the top.

Berekum Chelsea have now opened a 10-point lead after substitute Emmanuel Clottey handed them a 1-0 win in Dansoman over Liberty Professionals, who slip into relegation.

Two goals from Samuel Bansi and Ofosu Amoah helped Heart of Lions to a 2-0 win over champions Aduana Stars at the Kpando Park.

All Stars managed to claim a share of the spoils at the Wa Park where they drew 1-1 with Kessben FC. Louis Agyemang put the visitors in front but Safo Gyamfi canceled out the opener when he leveled up for the Blues in the second half.

Mighty Jets posted a 2-1 win over bottom side B.A. Stars at the Ohene Djan Stadium. Balati Tigana put the bottom side in the lead but Samuel Ghansah drew Jets level before Aaron Amoah scored the winner that lifts Jets above the relegation zone.

Real Tamale United came back from a goal down to beat King Faisal 2-1 in the late kickoff game at the Tamale Sports Stadium. Despite the win, RTU still sits in the bottom three.

The game involving AshantiGold and New Edubiase at the Len Clay Stadium was called off.