Hearts maintain fine away form in GPL, WAFA, Hassacas back to winning ways

Published on: 22 May 2016

Accra Hearts of Oak maintained their fine away from home record in the Ghana Premier League as they drew 1-1 with in form Aduana Stars at the Dormaa Park on Sunday.

Aduana broke the deadlock in the first half after defender Godfred Saka earned a deserved assist when Emmanuel Akuoko met his well delivered cross to head home their first goal.

After the goal Hearts showed signs of coming back into the game but most of the chances that came their way were not utilized.

The Phobians started the second half on a high as striker Cosmos Dauda scored his fifth goal of the campaign to ensure the Phobians picked up an important point against Aduana Stars.

Aduana Stars threw all men forward in search of the winning goal but the Phobians held on to pick up a point and most importantly maintain their top spot.

In Sogakope, WAFA defeated Techiman City 1-0 to return to winning ways after their 1-1 draw with All Stars in midweek.

Emmanuel Boateng scored the game’s only goal after he was nicely set up by striker Samuel Tetteh in the first half.

Sekondi Hasaacas just as WAFA also returned to winnings as they staged a strong second-half comeback to defeat bottom place Ebusua Dwarfs 2-1 at the Essipong Sports Stadium in Sekondi.

Dwarfs took an early lead through Justice Mensah but Eric Bekoe levelled for Hasmal before former Ghana U20 attacker Samuel Afful claimed the maximum points for the home side.

Hasaacas have now moved further away from the relegation zone while Dwarfs remain at the bottom of the league table with 10 points from 13 games.

In other games, defending champions AshantiGold drew goalless with Wa All Stars at the Obuasi Len Clay stadium.

Dreams FC surrendered a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with Medeama SC at the Theater of Dreams.

Dreams went up as early as the 10th minute of the game through Lawson Berkui who hit a brace.

Medeama staged a strong fight in the second half as Kwesi Donsu and Bismark Oppong drew them level.

On Saturday, Berekum Chelsea defeated Bechem United 1-0 at the Golden City Park in the Brong Ahafo Regional derby. Abedi Karim’s second half goal was all Berekum Chelsea needed to preserve their fine home run.