Athletics News of Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Ashgold doused Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s hope of winning the double in the Exclusive Opposition with an emphatic 3-1 victory at the Accra Sports activities Stadium on Wednesday.
The Miners have, hence, enhanced their odds of enjoying in the CAF Confederation Cup opposition having booked a day in the closing with Nzema Kotoko who also defeat Unistar Academy 2-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium.
Mentor C. K. Akonnor’s males who defeat arch rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak at in the semi final of the Tier 1 match at the same location last Sunday, ended up favorite to win but the ‘Miner’s arrived with other ideas.
It was a nicely fought victory for the Obuasi-dependent aspect who went down as early as the 2nd moment when Guinean import, Naby Keita turned house a Kwame Boahene’s cross from the suitable.
The response from Ashgold was swift when Yussif Mubarik bitter to head dwelling Ronald Amouzou’s corner kick in the 6th moment.
Emmanuel Owusu shot the ‘Miners’ in front in the 30th minute when he scored from Amouzou’s cross.
10 minutes immediately after recess Ashgold open a two-aim gain next a fantastic hard work by Mark Agyekum who head home following Kotoko goalkeeper, Danlad Ibrahim, experienced skipped an aerial ball.
Ibrahim received injured in the method and could not keep on which led to the introduction of substitute goalkeeper Kwame Osei.
Sad to say, the Porcupine Warriors have been outplayed in midfield as Ashgold established far more chances but bad ending eluded Ashgold from scoring much more plans.