Sporting activities News of Thursday, 30 Might 2019
Hearts of Oak created it as a result of to the Round of 16 of the NC Distinctive Tier II Level of competition with a tricky fought 4-2 acquire in excess of lower division aspect Uncle T Stars at the Accra Sports activities Stadium.
Hearts Head Coach Kim Grant set out in all probability his strongest eleven, but they struggled to crack down a really resilient Uncle T, and went behind a number of minutes to the split, towards the operate of engage in.
Hearts even so strike again just about promptly as Joseph Esso headed home via a precise cross from Christopher Bonney, to make the score stage at halftime.
Hearts, after the restart, commenced to knock on the door in look for of the guide, but a mix of very poor ending and great goalkeeping enable them down.
Bonney ultimately gave Hearts the lead immediately after 60 minutes, converting coolly from the place, immediately after a foul on Fatawu Mohammed in the box.
The guide didn’t last prolonged however, as Uncle T located the equalizer, just two minutes later right after a blunder from Hearts goalkeeper Richmond Ayi.
Hearts ongoing to research for the winner, and located the back of the web following 80 minutes, when Kojo Obeng Jnr headed home from Bonney corner.
Substitute Kofi Kordzi eventually place the game over and above doubt with a properly taken finish from near selection to make the score 4-2 to the Phobians.
Hearts be part of rivals Kotoko and AshGold in the subsequent round, with Karela and Aduana bowing out following respective first round defeats.