Kotoko draw 1-1 with Ashgold

Sports News of Saturday, 9 January 2016

Source: ghanasportsonline.com

Kak GoldKotoko vs Ashgold in the G6

Players exchange pleasantries

0, Kick off AshGold playing from right to left, Kotoko play from left to right

1, Ashanti Gold makes early incursions

3, Kwame Boateng fails to get to Elvis Amoh’s pass as goalkeeper Fatua Dauda grabs the ball

4,Foul for Kotoko

5, Chance for AshGold but timely intervention from Kotoko defender Samuel Kyere

6, Chance for Kotoko, Elvis Amoah fails shot cleared on the line after recieving a pass from Kwame Boateng, lousy on the part of the young striker.

9, Corner for Ashanti Gold. Good ball from Hudu Yakubu but ball cleared out of the danger zone

10, Free kick for Kotoko midfielder Bennet Ofori

11, Foul in favor of Kotoko winger Halipha Sedogo

12, Free kick for Kotoko at an advantageous position, AshGold defender Desmond Agbekonu brings down Bennet Ofori.

13, Kwawdo Poku’s effort goes over the bar

15, AshGold’s Nuhu Fusieni fails to connect Isaac Amoah’s cross. Chance gone begging

18, Halipha tries to take on an AshGold defender but his final effort goes straight into the arms of the goalkeeper

19, Goal for Kotoko, Kwame Boateng capitalize on a blunder by AshGold defender Desmond Abgekonu to slot the ball past Fatau Dauda

21, Bennett Ofori’s excellent effort is dealt by goalkeeeper Fatau Dauda

24, Kotoko striker Kwame Boateng down injured, temporary hold up

28, Ashanti Gold attacker Isaac Amoah caught offside

29,Brilliant through pass from Kwame Boateng. Halipha’s strike gets block but Bennet Ofori’s final effort goes way over the bar

30, Chance for AshGold, Emmanuel Osei Baffour’s effort blocked by Kotoko defender Evans Quao

32, Ambitious effort from Ashanti Gold as ball goes straight into the wall

34, Substitution for Kotoko, injured Evans Quao makes way for Atta Kusi

36, Emmanuel Osei Baffour’s effort goes off target. Goal kick for Asante Kotoko

40, Kwame Boateng down injured, temporary hold up

43, Substitution for AshGold, Francis Adjei comes on for Alhassan Nuhu

45, Fourth referee signals 2 minutes of additional time, still Kotoko 1-0 Ashanti Gold

45+2, Referee brings the first half to and end.


46, Second half begins. Kotoko still leading

47, Chance for Ashanti Gold, but Osei Baffour’s feeble shot goes straight into the arms of goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi

48, Elvis Amoh’s strike deflected for a corner kick in favor Asante Kotoko

53, Hudu Yakabu’s effort struck the post

55, Referee issues warning to Kotoko goalkeeper Ofori Antwi for delay tactics

56, Free kick for AshGold at a very advantageous position

58, Isaac Amoah’s effort goes off target

59, Substitution for Kotoko. Halipa Sadogo makes way Azeko Mandela

60, Free kick for AshGold on the edge of the penalty box. Big chance for the miners to draw level.

61, Joseph Ato-Bissah’s effort goes over the bar

62, Substitution for Ashanti Gold. Emmanuel Osei comes on for Osei Baffour

64, Another free kick Kotoko

65, Timely save from Kotoko goalkeeper Ofori Antwi, Hudu Yakubu’s free kick goes straight into the wall

68, AshGold let off the hock, Kotoko striker Elvis failed to capitalize on a rebound as he blows the ball way over the bar

70, Kotoko midfielder Stephen Nyarko goes into the referee’s books for a needless challenge on an opponent, free kick for Ashanti Gold. AshGold still pressing on for the equalizer

73,Substitution for AshGold. Paul Abaka comes on for Fusieni Nuhu

75, Yellow card for Kotoko’s Kwame Boateng for delay tactic

76, Chace for Kotoko, Kwame Boateng tries to catch Fatau Dauda at his new post. Corner for Kotoko

81, Excellent build-up from Kotoko but Kwadwo Poku’s final delivery goes over the bar

85, Kotoko’s attack breaks down

86, Terrific drive from AshGold’s Hudu Yakubu but ball goes wide

87, Red card to AshGold defender Augustine Sarfo. Player sent off and gets booed by the fans

90, 4minute of addition time. AshGols still pressing for the equalizer

90+2, GOAL for AshGold, Isaac gets the equalizer for the miners, Game on

Referee Daniel Laryea brings the game to an end