Pepprah's goal secure King Faisal one point at Bechem

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Bechem United on Sunday, threw away an early lead to settle for a pulsating 1-1 draw against King Faisal on matchday 8 of the Ghana Premier League.

Moro Salifu gave the home side a deserved lead before the break but second half substitute Kwame Preprah leveled things up for the visitors.

Bechem United nearly took the lead after three minutes, but Hafiz Konkoni’s strike was blocked by Pius Baffour before young goalkeeper Adams Jabal came to make a save.

King Faisal had their own minutes later but Wadudu Yakubu missed the opportunity.

Then on, King Faisal had the upper hand for about 15 minutes of proceedings as Michael Amoh and Kwadwo Frimpong combined well from the left but the latter once again fluffed the chance from close range.

The Hunters came close through Stephen Owusu before Moro Salifu ensured his side went into the break with the lead after netting with a minute left to half time.

Youngster Kwame Pepprah was introduced before the start of the second half as he came on Kwadwo Frimpong. Pepprah made an immediate impact two minutes after coming on with an audacious striker to bring King Faisal level.

King Faisal had shouts for penalty ignored by the referee after former Dreams FC forward Michael Amoh was judged to have been fouled in the Bechem United box.

Stephen Owusu came close again but King Faisal goalkeeper Pius Baffour was on hand to make another save.

Kwame Pepprah was denied by the woodwork in the closing stages of the game after a brilliant play by King Faisal.

With few minutes left to end the game, Bechem United kept the pressure on King Faisal but the visitors defended gallantly to deny the Hunters.