A final-gasp purpose by Samuel Arthur handed Elmina Sharks a 1- victory in excess of WAFA SC in Week 20 of the 2020/21 Ghana Leading League at the Cape Coast Stadium on Saturday.
Sharks went into the match with the goal of returning to successful ways pursuing their 4- hammering at palms of Liberty Experts very last weekend.
WAFA had been also hoping to make it two victories on the trot following accumulating the maximum details at the expenditure of Bechem United on matchday 19.
The Sogakofe lads commenced the video game with sheer willpower and went near to breaking the deadlock in the 6th minute.
Justus Torsutsey did all the do the job on the left flank of assault and teed up a sumptuous ball to Lawrence Agyekum but the youngster unsuccessful to tutorial the ball dwelling as he blasted his work over the bar.
Sharks, who had been enjoying house-absent-from-property because of to their residence ban, took hold of the game from thereon.
Odartey Lamptey’s guys had a glorious chance to transform the scoreline by Alhaji Mustapha on the 20th-minute mark but the attacker skyrocketed his shot from shut assortment.
On the 24th moment, Sharks went near all over again via a exceptional no cost-kick from xx.
The hosts once again believed to have gotten their opener when Baba Sule struck a effectively-taken free-kick on the edge of the space but WAFA goalkeeper Sabi Acquah Ferdinand manufactured a fantastic help save to deny their opponents.
WAFA gaffer Prosper Narteh Ogum created two fast substitutions at 50 percent time — changing A Basit with Sampson Agyapong, and Emmanuel Agyemang for Kelvin Boakye-Yiadom.
The tactical labored in favour of the website visitors as they managed much possession and created so quite a few openings to go in advance on the scoresheet but the resolute protection of Elmina Sharks stood to the take a look at.
In the 68th moment, Eric Asumbonteng approximately turned the match-winner for WAFA but his lengthy-array drive was parried to corner by goalkeeper Bawa Martey.
Sharks themselves experienced two 50 %-probabilities to finish the activity with a flourish but did not just take advantage of the cases.
With the match looking like finishing in a stalemate, Samuel Arthur popped up with a fantastic strike to give Sharks the most details.
The consequence has pushed Sharks to the 10th spot with 26 points, with WAFA being on 11th with the very same quantity of factors from 20 outings.