Posted: Saturday 31st May 2014 at 12:41 pm

Setting the records straight: Statistics: The centenary league game between Kotoko and Hearts


All that you need to know about Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak

 
First ever league encounter
Jackson Park, Kumasi
Match cancelled because it ended abrubtly
Kotoko 2-4 Hearts
Replay
Sunday 2nd November, 1958
Kotoko 2-5 Hearts
Head to head
Total: 99
Accra Hearts of Oak = 33
Kumasi Asante Kotoko = 31
Draws = 35
 
At Kotoko home grounds
Total = 47,
Kotoko= 17
Hearts= 18
Draws =12
This includes two matches played in Nkawkaw and Cape Coast

1961/62
Nkawkaw
Kotoko 1-1 Hearts
2006/07
Cape Coast
Kotoko 0-1 Hearts
 
Kotoko vs Hearts in Kumasi
Total = 45, Kotoko= 17 Hearts= 17 Draws =11
1 match in Kumasi ( Jackson Park)
24th Aug, 1958
Kotoko 3-4 Hearts 
Match abandoned because Gago Moro, a Kotoko player who was sent off refused.

Replay
Sunday Nov 2, 1958 ( Jackson Park)
Kotoko 2-5 Hearts
Amofa 20th min, Mfum 60th ; Ofei Dodoo 22, Amadu  65th , 75th , C.K Gyamfi 2 goals

1st match at the Kumasi Sports Stadium now the Baba Yara Sports Stadium

Newly built Kumasi Sports stadium
Week 1 Sun April 17th, 1960
Kotoko 3-1 Hearts
Baba Yara 8th, 84th, Salisu 50th ;  Aggrey Fyn (eq) 20th,

Matches in the premier league (Since 1993/94 season )

Total of 38 matches
Kotoko: 8 wins
Hearts of Oak: 14 wins
Draws: 16
Last 5 matches at all venues in the league
Kotoko: 2 wins
Hearts of Oak:no win
Draws: 3
Details
2011/12  
Week 7:Hearts of Oak 0-0 Asante Kotoko        
Week 24: Asante Kotoko       2-1 Hearts of Oak
2012/13
Week 7: Asante Kotoko         0-0 Hearts of Oak
Week24: Hearts of Oak                1-1 Asante Kotoko

2013/14
Week 2: Hearts of Oak 0-1 Kotoko
 
At Kotoko’s home in the premier league
Total: 18
Kotoko: 5 wins
Hearts of Oak: 6
Draws: 7
Last 5 matches in Kumasi
Kotoko: 1 win
Hearts of Oak: 3 wins
Draw: 1
Details
2008/09 Asante Kotoko           1-2 Hearts of Oak
2009/10 Asante Kotoko           0-1 Hearts of Oak
2010/11 Asante Kotoko           0-1 Hearts of Oak
2011/12 Asante Kotoko           2-1 Hearts of Oak
2012/13  Asante Kotoko           0-0 Hearts of Oak

 
Matches in the month of June between Kotoko and Hearts of Oak

Total:9
Kotoko have won 2
Hearts of Oak have won 4
Draws: 2
Kotoko are yet to beat Hearts of Oak in the month of June in Kumasi

But the good news for Kotoko is that after 16 years without a win in Accra against Hearts of Oak, they managed to break that jinx in the month of June, 

Sunday June 14, 2009
Hearts of Oak 0-1 Kotoko
 
It is likely a team will avoid defeat if it leads 1-0 by the close of half time.

The last time a team lost in their encounter after leading 1-0 at half time was:

1963/64 season
Hearts 3-2 Kotoko
Mfum scored in the 40th minute, but Hearts fought from the 1-0 goal deficit to win 3-2 in the 2nd half.

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