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26.02.2007 League Report

RTU stun Kotoko at home

By ghanaleague
RTU stun Kotoko at home

A late strike by Sumaila Faisal secured a 1-0 win for Real Tamale United over Asante Kotoko at the Robert Mensah stadium.

The win is a major boost to RTU's revival hopes as they battle relegation.

For Asante Kotoko, it's another missed opportunity in four days to close in league leaders, Hearts of Oak.

The Porcupine Warriors made two first half changes but still failed to find the back of the net.

A penalty kick awarded Kotoko after RTU's Peter Yakubu handled the ball in the box was missed.

Emmanuel Osei Kuffour fails to put Asante Kotoko lead as he hits a spot kick against the side post.

Sumaila Faisal managed to score in the second half but that goal was disallowed by the referee.

However, Sumaila Faisal was on hand to secure the Pride of the North the match winner with three minutes to go when he planted the ball into the post.