GHALCA G6: Hearts of Oak beat Kotoko on penalties to book place in final

Published on: 27 November 2016

Accra Hearts of Oak have reached the finals of this year's G6 competition after beating arch rivals Asante Kotoko 6-5 on penalties on Sunday.

Both teams had to settle for penalties at the Baba Yara Stadium after it ended 1-1 in regulation time.

Hearts took the lead in the 55th minute after defender Vincent Atinga converted from the spot.

Kotoko restored parity in the 64th minute after skipper Amos Frimpong converted from the spot.

The game after 90 minutes had to be decided on penalties which Hearts edged Kotoko out.

Hearts will now play Aduana Stars in the finals of this year's G6 tournament.