Sports activities News of Sunday, 2 June 2019
Asante Kotoko advanced to the very last 8 of the Tier II Specific Competitors following labouring to edge Nkoranza Warriors 2-1 on Sunday in Kumasi.
Augustine Sefa’s previous-gasp screamer ensured the Porcupine Warriors squeezed by means of to the subsequent stage.
All of Kotoko’s ambitions had been registered in the stoppage time.
In advance of the fifty percent time whistle, seasoned midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei tucked dwelling from inside soon after a some good passing.
3 minutes into the second 50 percent, Kotoko were awarded a penalty soon after a hand ball incident inisde the Nkoranza Warriors location.
But professional-taker Amos Frimpong had his kick palmed absent and that released Warriors on a split.
A prolonged go discovered striker Kwame Poku who shrugged off Agyemang Badu’s problem to hit a thunderbolt into the significantly put up for the equalizer.
In fairness, Asante Kotoko experienced the higher hand and made options.
Midfield ace Kwame Bonsu’s lower free kick from 20 yards was parried away by the stretched Warriors goalkeeper.
Substitute Obed Owusu, remaining unmarked inside of the box, headed wide on a corner kick.
On the 90th minute mark, Sefa lobbed the ball above an opponent, teed himself up with pretty contact and then fired a missile into the still left bottom corner for the clincher.
For Nkoranza Warriors it was a further brave show and perhaps did ample to get penalty shoot-out.