MATCH REPORT: 'Merciless' Asante Kotoko demolish Black Meteors in a friendly Featured
09 Dec

MATCH REPORT: 'Merciless' Asante Kotoko demolish Black Meteors in a friendly

Coach CK Akonnor's side continued their impressive performance ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup campaign with a victory over the Black Meteors of Ghana.
 
Kumasi Asante Kotoko recorded a heavy win in their last friendly match ahead of their clash with Kenyan club Kariobangi Sharks.
 
The Porcupine Warriors inflicted a 3-0 on the Ghana U23 team in a friendly at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
 
A brace from Amos Frimpong and Jordan Opoku's brilliant finish handed them the bragging rights over Coach Ibrahim Tanko's side.
 
The first department of the match was a balanced game but Kotoko ended it in a victory with a goal on the stroke.
 
On the 21st minute, Goalkeeper Felix Annan denied Brite Andoh from snatching the opener for the Black Meteors with a stupendous save.
 
A header from Guinean international Naby Keita also went wide in the mid of first half as the scoreline was goalless on the half-hour mark.
 
The Kumasi-based club mounted pressure on the Ghana U23 side to grab the opener through Frimpong from a corner-kick effected by Maxwell Baakoh.
 
Baakoh's corner-kick was neatly sent into the back of goalkeeper Kwame Baah's net through a powerful header from Amos Frimpong on the 47th minute.
 
After the break, Kotoko continued dominating the match with forces from their flanks men - Emmanuel Gyamfi and Maxwell Baakoh - which earned them two goals.
 
Midfield dynamo Jordan Opoku doubled the score for the 'Kum Apem' lads after connecting a pass from Emmanuel Gyamfi on the 75th minute.
 
WAFA's Daniel Lomotey could have pulled one back for the Black Meteors but his strike was fisted out by goalkeeper Felix Annan.
 
Kotoko bagged their third goal from the spot after Emmanuel Gyamfi was brought down in the 18-yard box by Issah Yakubu.
 
Skipper Amos Frimpong neatly struck the ball firmly into the back of the net to complete their famous victory in Accra.
 
Substitute Sogne Yacouba nearly registered his name on the score sheet with a free-kick in the dying embers of the match but his strike with wide.
 
Kotoko leave the shores of Ghana on Tuesday for their CAF Confederation Cup first league tie against Kenyan side Kariobangi Sharks.
 
The Ghana U23 team are also preparing ahead of their 2019 CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with Togo.
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