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31.12.2007 League Report

Kotoko maintain lead into New Year

Kotoko maintain lead into New Year

Asante Kotoko maintained their position at the summit of the Onetouch Premier League entering the New Year after Sunday's 2-1 win over Sekondi Hasaacas.

It took the Porcupine Warriors 53 minutes to find the back of the net thanks to a strike by Francis Akwaffo.

Samuel Inkoom doubled the lead midway through the second half before a Joseph Bissah free-kick on the 85th minute mark for Hasaacas wrapped up a 2-1 win for the league leaders.

Wa All Stars gave their home fans a Christmas and New Year gift with a 2-1 win over Basement Boys Accra Great Olympics.

Rafael Okyere?s thunderbolt in the 10th minute and Gafaru Nasiru?s 14th shot ended the half 2 -0 for the Blues before a late consolation from Paa Joe Kuma for Olympics.

At the Kpando Park, Heart of Loins sneaked one pass Kessben in a highly enthralling game.

Dominic Adiyah?s 77th minute effort was all that divided the two sides.

Lions maintain their second slot and Kessben slip to fourth on the league classifications.

Champions Hearts of Oak continued with the catalogue of unimpressive results after playing out to a disappointing 1-1 draw with Tema Youth at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium.

Francis Bossman converted a penalty for the Phobians before Ekow Benson equalized in the second half.

Goals from Ibrahim Dauda and Stephen Amankwah in the 65th and 69th minutes respectively ensured that Berekum Arsenals posted a 2-0 win over Liberty Professionals at the Golden City Park.

Real Sportive were made to lick their wounds in their own backyard after slipping 2-1 on Saturday to Gamba All Blacks at the El- Wak Stadium.

Sportive struck first in the 13th minute through Hamza Abdulai but an own goal from defender Eric Owusu in the 43rd minute restored parity for the Black Magicians.

The visitors snatched the important away win when Obed Owusu finished off his individual brilliance in the second half.

Ashantigold picked up their first maximum points on the road this season with a 2-1 win at the Karl Reindorff Park over promoted Zaytuna United.

Mubarak Wakasso?s free-kick and Sumaila Nyaya?s rebound in the second half were enough for the points though George Amoako pulled one back for Zaytuna.

Real Tamale United found visiting King Faisal difficult nut to crack as both sides shared the spoils at the Kaladan Park.

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