Athletics Information of Thursday, 20 June 2019
Ashgold doused Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s hope of winning the double in the Distinctive Opposition with an emphatic 3-1 victory at the Accra Athletics Stadium on Wednesday.
The Miners have, as a result, improved their chances of enjoying in the CAF Confederation Cup level of competition obtaining booked a day in the closing with Nzema Kotoko who also conquer Unistar Academy 2-1 at the Cape Coastline Stadium.
Coach C. K. Akonnor’s guys who conquer arch rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak in the semi closing of the Tier 1 sport at the very same venue very last Sunday, were favourite to get but the ‘Miner’s arrived with other tips.
It was a well fought victory for the Obuasi-dependent side who went down as early as the 2nd moment when Guinean import, Naby Keita turned house a Kwame Boahene’s cross from the ideal.
The response from Ashgold was swift when Yussif Mubarik bitter to head residence Ronald Amouzou’s corner kick in the 6th minute.
Emmanuel Owusu shot the ‘Miners’ in front in the 30th minute when he scored from Amouzou’s cross.
10 minutes just after recess Ashgold open a two-target gain adhering to a outstanding exertion by Mark Agyekum who head house soon after Kotoko goalkeeper, Danlad Ibrahim, had skipped an aerial ball.
Ibrahim received hurt in the process and could not proceed which led to the introduction of substitute goalkeeper Kwame Osei.
Regrettably, the Porcupine Warriors have been outplayed in midfield as Ashgold designed more likelihood but bad ending eluded Ashgold from scoring extra objectives.