Kotoko slump into relegation zone

13 years ago

Asante Kotoko's troubled season continued at the Robert Mensah Stadium where they were beaten 1-0 by Ebusua Dwarfs.

The defeat, Kotoko's seventh in the campaign so far was their six in their last seven games.

A second half strike by Seidu Banson handed Dwarfs the three points which condemned Kotoko to a new low as they slumped into the bottom three of the table though they have a game in hand.

Leaders, Chelsea still maintained their six-point gap at the top after beating Liberty Professionals 2-0 at the Golden City Park.

Goals from Abdul Basit in the 9th minute and second half strike from a spot kick by Emmanuel Clottey put the game beyond Liberty.

Champions Aduana Stars still hold onto second as they needed a late goal from Nurudeen Ali to defeat Heart of Lions 1-0 in Dormaa.

In Accra, Hearts of Oak dropped further on the table following their 1-0 loss to Berekum Arsenals.

Mumuni Quattara's first half goal denied the Phobians a share of the spoils.

Former leaders, Kessben FC fought back to draw 2-2 with All Stars at the Sekondi Sports Stadium.

Fatau Mohammed gave All Stars a 2-1 lead in the second half after Frank Safo Gyamfi had drawn the visitors level in the first half, cancelling out Emmanuel Dogbe's opener for Kessben. But Hans Kwoffie on the stroke of full-time, equalised for the home side.

New Edubiase earned the bragging rights when they beat rivals AshantiGold 1-0 courtesy Fuseini Nuhu's first half goal.

A brace by Abubakar Mohammed helped Mighty Jets to a 2-1 victory over B.A. Stars at the Coronation Park in the battle of the newcomers as Jets move out of the relegation bracket.

Real Tamale United continued to improve as they drew 0-0 with King Faisal at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Match-day-14 Results

King Faisal 0-0 RTU

Hearts of Oak 0-1 Arsenals

Aduana Stars 1-0 Heart of Lions

Edubiase FC 1-0 AshantiGold

BA Stars FC 1-2 Mighty Jets

Chelsea 2-0 Liberty

Dwarfs 1-0 Asante Kotoko

Kessben FC 2-2 All Stars