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11.03.2009 Football News

Hearts,Kotoko suffer defeats

					Hearts,Kotoko suffer defeats

HEARTS CAN'T JUBILATE THIS TIME Leaders Hearts of Oak saw their seven point lead whittle down to four after slipping 1-0 defeat to Tema Park in a 2-1 defeat to Tema Youth and champions Kotoko were also pegged back by promoted Eleven Wise at home.

Theophilus Appoh put Tema Youth ahead in the first half before Charles Taylor equalized for the Phobians in the second half.

On the 89th minute Nana Eshun derailed Hearts' efforts with a powerful shot close to the 18-yard box after a perfect inter-change with Yahaya Mohammed.

Abdei Sarfo converted a second-half penalty to hand King Faisal the maximum points over Liberty Professionals at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Real Tamale United hit sticky patch at home in a 2-1 reverse against Heart of Lions at the Tamale Stadium.

Hans Coffie put Lions in the lead after 35 minutes but the host cancelled the lead six minutes later through Alhassan Weah.

Striker Kofi Nti Boakye forced the bitter pills of defeat down the throat of the home fans on the 80th minute mark.

Ex-Black Stars captain C K Akonnor began his career as coach of Sekondi Eleven Wise in a 2-1 win over champions Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Jeff Aryee registered Wise' first goal but Daniel Nii Adjei restored parity for Kotoko before Winfred Dormon netted the vital win in the last ten minutes of the game.

Sekondi Hasaacas worsened the plights of AshantiGold with a 1-0 win at the Essipong Stadium.

Nana Egyir scored the only goal courtesy a 26th minute penalty. 

Wa All Stars recoreded a slim 1-0 win over Berekum Arsenals at the Wa Park.

Chelsea's game against Kessben was rained-off at the Sunyani Coronation Park.

Kessben were up by a goal through Jordan Owusu Mintah in the 9th minute. The match will be replayed on Thursday. 

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