MATCH REPORT: Hearts of Oak 1-2 Elmina Sharks - Rainbow boys suffer third defeat Featured
14 Apr

MATCH REPORT: Hearts of Oak 1-2 Elmina Sharks - Rainbow boys suffer third defeat

Elmina Sharks picked their first-ever league victory over Hearts of Oak in the week seven of the Ghana Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
 
Accra Hearts of Oak suffered a painful 2-1 home defeat to Elmina Sharks at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
 
Coach Yaw Acheampong's side dominated the first department of the match with brilliant passes which earned them two goals before recess.
 
Hearts of Oak nearly opened the score in the early minutes of the game after Joseph Esso's stunning free-kick was saved by goalkeeper Richard Ataah in the second minute.
 
Also, budding talented right-back Suraj Ibrahim failed to make a descent cross to his attackers to land them the opener in the 8th minute as Benjamin Mensah saved the situation for the Rainbow boys.
 
Tanko Mohsmned and Benjamin Tweneboah could have register their names on the score sheet in the 13th and 15th minute respectively but their strikes went wide.
 
WAFU gold medalist Felix Addo snatched the lead for Elmina Sharks with a powerful header in the 25th minute of the game.
 
A 42nd minute superb strike from Daniel Obeng Crenstil ended the first half of the match in a 2-0 win in favor of Elmina Sharks.
 
Back from the break, Hearts of Oak gained possession in the mid way as the pulled one back on the hour mark.
 
Felix Addo could have bagged his second goal on the day in the 54th minute but his audacious strike went over the bar.
 
With the inclusion of Malik Akowuah and Winful Cobbinah helped the Phobians to reduce the deficit.
 
Substitute Malik Akowuah got the consolation goal for the Rainbow boys with a long-range shot to beat goalkeeper Richard Ataah in the 60th minute of the match.
 
Elmina Sharks attacker Felix Addo was named the man of the match after the game.
 
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