Athletics News of Thursday, 16 May well 2019
The 75th penalty by Accra Hearts of Oak Christopher Bonney penalty earned all 3 details for the club as they defeat checking out Karela United FC by a lone objective at the Accra Sports Stadium in the matchday twelve of the ongoing Ghana Soccer Association (GFA) Particular Level of competition.
The two teams started off the sport on a sluggish notice in a raining initial fifty percent. This made ball command and passes tricky for both groups as they struggled to place good passes with each other.
Hagan Isaac in publish for Karela United was named into action to make a amazing help save to rescue his aspect from conceding an early objective on a wet and slippery pitch.
It was a midfield affair later on as the two teams ended up participating in with warning to keep away from errors thanks to the slippery character of the pitch, nevertheless good passes were being really hard to occur by.
Hagan was called into motion yet again in the 35th minute but this time from a powerful back again move that could have been disastrous for Karela, who have been making the most of a better engage in in the day but Hagan stood tall to head absent to a toss-in.
Karela United was gifted a wonderful prospect to open up the scoring in the stroke of 50 % time, but a first rate cross from the still left hand of assault was squandered as hearts also wasted a final minute possibility to conclusion the to start with fifty percent with a purpose but to no avail as the more two minutes was wasted.
Karela United came into the 2nd fifty percent seeking extra perilous with their fluent participate in upfield but Appiah Darlington blasted extensive a superior likelihood to set his aspect ahead in the early minutes of the second fifty percent.
Karela United saved the Hearts defence active by probing for an opener, with a nice a single-two splitting passes into Hearts 18 hard box, but Richard Ayi, in article for Accra Hearts of Oak, was equal to the activity with a decent help you save to keep the rating at : in the 49th minute.
Mentor Kim Grant revised his ways by bringing Kofi Kordzi for drained Abdul Omar Manaf to fortify his attack as they searched for the opener.
Hearts made a 2nd substitution in the game by bringing on Malik Akowuah for Aminu Alhassan as Karela saved squandering aim begging g odds.
As the activity was heading for a goalless attract, Daniel Kodie was brought down in the 18-lawn box, which Christopher Bonney converted correctly.
Kim Grant threw in his very last substitution card by introducing Michelle Sarpong for Benjamin Agyare as Karela introduced on Alhaji Sani for Darlington to salvage a issue for the travelling Karela but all to no avail.
Hearts now major Zone B with 25 factors with Karela following keenly with 21 factors, with Liberty Gurus on third with 19 details immediately after twelve online games.