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Apr 8, 2013 | Sports News

Lions roar into MTN FA Cup quarters

By Ghana FA

Heart of Lions became the first side to qualify for the quarter-final of the MTN FA Cup after defeating former premier side Mighty Jets 2-0 on Saturday.

Goals from Prosper Avor and captain Daniel Acquaye in Kpando sealed Lions' place in the fifth round of the Cup competition.

Lions will now await the outcome of the other matches and the draw to know their quarter-final opponents.

Avor opened the scoring after 34 minutes put Lions 1-0 in front.

The home side returned from the break as just when Jets were pushing for the equaliser, they were undone after conceding a penalty for a foul on Avor.

Captain Acquaye stepped up and shot home as the scoreline put the match beyond Jets, who now have concentrate on their promotion campaign to the first-tier division.

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