Joseph Esso On Target As Hearts Beat Future Soccer Academy In Friendly
Hearts of Oak’s prolific striker Joseph Esso was on target today as the Accra based side defeated Future Soccer Academy by a goal to nil in a friendly encounter at the Pobiman Park.
Going into this game there was no doubt the Phobians will continue their recent winning streak under new manager Kim Grant.
It came as no surprise as the team managed to pip their opponent on the day to secure a narrow victory.
The Phobians are unbeaten under the new gaffer in both high and low profile friendly matches they have played.
In a run of form that suggests Hearts of Oak is getting back on their feet, they have managed to put up good performances in all the matches they have played.
In today’s match, the Rainbow boys dominated for the most part of the game whiles keeping Future Soccer Academy at bay.
In a game deprived of many goals, most of the praises should go to the organization of the Hearts team which ensured their defense remained compact throughout the match.
The deciding moment of the game came when Hearts attacker Joseph Esso stepped up to expertly convert a free kick from 25 yards in the first half.
There were no other goals despite numerous chances created by both sides.
Hearts is expected to continue with training in a bid to prepare for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee (NC) competition which is set to start on January 26, 2019.
Hearts of Oak Line Up vs Future Soccer Academy:
Richmond Ayi (G), Christopher Bonney, William Dankyi, Mohammed Alhassan, Benjamin Agyare, Benjamin Afutu, Malik Akowuah, Fatawu Mohammed, Manaf Umar, Joseph Esso, Selassie Bakai.
Future Soccer Academy’s lineup vs Hearts of Oak:
Nana Benyin (G), Ebenezer Ofori, Bayoko Goodluck, Michael Kumidei, Francis Adomako, Martin Boakye, Emmanuel Darko, Golden Amano, John Papa Odom, Joseph Boakye, Patrick Agyapong