Sporting activities News of Tuesday, 12 January 2021
A brace from Kwame Opoku ensured Asante Kotoko secured most factors towards Liberty Industry experts in match-working day 8 of the 2020/21 Ghana Leading League.
The acquire for Kotoko ensured they moved into sixth placement stage on factors with arch-rivals Hearts also on 12 factors but Kotoko do have 1 exceptional match.
Kotoko started out the recreation in blistering trend building various possibilities in the opening minutes.
Kotoko did make their early tension rely in the 10th moment just after Kwame Opoku’s properly-drilled strike at aim took a deflection with Liberty Specialists goalkeeper Kofi Baah left helpless.
Kotoko have been definitely in the mood for far more targets as they relentlessly attacked the Liberty Gurus intention location in research of the cushion objective.
The Porcupine Warriors did seize the a great deal-needed cushion target soon after Fabio Gama’s cross located Kwame Poku with a luxurious go all around the Liberty Professionals penalty box and the striker showed some agility to dribble earlier his marker and looped the ball previous Liberty Gurus goalkeeper.
Liberty Specialists have been still left stunned by the two early targets from Kotoko and they did reply properly by making some first rate possibilities.
Kotoko goalkeeper who was mainly a spectator in the opening of the video game was referred to as into action previous the half-hour with Simon Appiah offering a ferocious strike but Abalora was equivalent to the job acquiring manufactured a first rate conserve.
Kotoko could have manufactured their direct emphatic going into halftime but they could not capitalize on the several possibilities that fell their way as initial 50 percent finished.
Liberty Experts began the next fifty percent on the front foot as they appear to get again into the activity.
Kotoko have been stored on the back again foot but Liberty Industry experts lacked potency with quite a few of attacking drills yielding no constructive results.
Fabio Gama virtually scored the 3rd intention for Kotoko with a fantastic header but his header lacked energy as Liberty Industry experts goalkeeper Kofi Baah properly collected.
Liberty Industry experts did phase a late attack on the Kotoko defence but the house aspect did cling on to secure all the spoils.
Guy of the Match: Kwame Opoku