Halifax Ladies edge past Samaria Ladies in Accra


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Edna A. Quansah, GNA

Accra, Jan. 25, GNA –
Two goals from Bebe Kpozo and Faustina Akpo was all Coach Mercy Tagoe’s charges
needed to defeat Samaria Ladies 2-0 in a match-day-two encounter of the Women’s
Premier League (WPL) played at the McDan La Town Park in Accra.

The match played on
Saturday morning saw Kpozo opening scoring for the away side in the 22nd minute
with a beautiful strike which beat the Samaria Ladies goalie Rose Teye Baah.

Two minutes after
the goal, Akpo capitalized on a defensive blunder built around Evelyn Tettey,
Dorcas Agyekum Jennifer Owusua to volley the ball into the yawning net.

The score line
soared the confidence of the visitors and Samaria ladies started pushing for an
equalizer in front of their teeming supporters who were hungry for a win.

In going for
victory, Samaria Ladies Gifty Acheampong threw away an opportunity to grab a
consolation for her side.

Halifax ladies were
awarded a penalty in the 62nd minute but Regina Donkor missed the opportunity
to register her name on the scoresheet. 

Coming into the
match, Halifax ladies played a 2-2 stalemate with Elmina based club Sea Lions
in their opening match whereas Samaria Ladies recorded an emphatic 1-0 win over
Hassacas Ladies.

The win puts Samaria
ladies on four points with Samaria ladies on three.

Samaria Ladies will
travel to Elmina to face Sealions whilst Halifax ladies host Soccer
Intellectuals for the match-day four of the WPL.

Halifax Ladies’
goalie Abigail Tawiah Mensah was awarded the NASCO player of the match.