Special Competition match report: Liberty Professionals 0-1 Hearts of Oak

Published on: 14 April 2019

Accra Hearts of Oak grab their first away win in the Normalization Committee Special Competition as they beat Liberty Professionals 1-0 at the Dansoman Carl Reindolf Park on Sunday.

A lone strike from Kojo Obeng Junior ensured the Phobians picked up the maximum points in the matchday five of the special competition.

The screamer guided Hearts of Oak to record their first away victory for coach Kim Grant's side.

The Rainbow boys before the break piled pressure on the home side as they searched for an opener.

Goalkeeper Fatao Alhassan denied Fatawu Mohammed, William Dankyi and Fatawu Mohammed from scoring in the early minutes of the match, having threatened the goal post severally.

Youngster Obeng Kojo Junior had his name on the scoresheet with a classy finish to hand Hearts of Oak the lead on the stroke of halftime.

The first half ended in a 1-0 win in favour of Hearts of Oak.

The second half of the game had the home side starting on a good note with much pressure on the Phobians to find the back of the net.

Striker Emmanuel Addo nearly levelled the score but his shot went wide on the 49th minute of the game.

Both sides failed to score after the recess despite the numerous chances created and set-pieces awarded to them. As it all ended in a 1-0 win in favour of Hearts of Oak in Dansoman.