Eight sides reach MTN FA Cup fourth round

Feyenoord Academy continued with their impressive form this season as the Fetteh side advance to the last 16 of the MTN FA Cup.

Leading the standings in their zone in the Division One League and unbeaten all season, Feyenoord defeated Red Lions FC 1-0 in the third round stage of the Cup competition on Saturday.

Former premiership sides, Okwawu United and Mighty Jets also progressed after claiming claim victories in their Round of 32 ties.

Okwawu were 3-2 winners in their away clash with Sampa United while Mighty Jets, who made the long trip up North to Bolgatanga, won 1-0 over Bolga All Stars.

In the fixture at the Essipon Stadium, Metro Stars posted a 2-1 win over Tema United, a third-tier side.

Theophilus Boah struck the opener after 18 minutes for Metro to finish the first half one-nil up.

Precious Naawu, who took over the Boah in the first half doubled their lead after the break when he scored the second goal in the 54th minute.

Tema United pulled one back in the 74th minute through a penalty converted by Abdul Rahman Suleman but it only served as a consolation.

Feyenoord Academy, Okwawu, Mighty Jets and Metro Stars now join Asante Kotoko, Berekum Chelsea, Istanbul and Cup holders, Medeama as the sides have made it to the fourth round so far.

Round of 32 Results
Saturday, February 8
Red Lions FC 0-1 Feyenoord Academy – Len Clay

Bolga All Stars 0-1 Mighty Jets – Bolga
Metro Stars 2-1 Tema United – Essipong
Sampa United 2-3 Okwawu United – Sampa

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