Heart of Oak suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to Medeama in the penultimate match of the Ghana Premier League at the Tarkwa T&A Park on Sunday.
The Phobians, who have already secured a top four place finish going into the game, were not allowed to breath by Yellow and Mauves who needed the maximum points to maintain their premier League status.
Medeama created decent chances in the early proceedings but could not let their dominance reflect in the score line.
The Phobians came in strongly midway through the half by turning the heat on the hosts but failed to create any chance as referee Isaac Quaue blew his whistle for the end of the first half.
Hearts continued from where they left off in the closing stages of first half by attacking Medeama from every angle.
But Francis Addo gave the hosts the lead against the round of play in the 67th minute with a powerful shot from the edge of the area.
The Phobians pushed for the equalizer late on but Medeama held on to pick the three points.
The win lifts Medeama to 7th on the log with 41 points after 29 games.