Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak made winning starts to the Normalisation Committee’s Special Competition on Sunday.
Abass Mohammed scored from the tightest of angles as Kotoko defeated Aduana Stars 1-0 in the Northern Zone while Hearts of Oak won by the same scoreline against Dreams FC in the Southern Zone thanks to a second-half strike by Kwabena Obeng Jnr.
In other games, WAFA made light work of Liberty Professionals by beating them 3-1 in Sogakope. Justice Amate, Kingsley Opoku and Andrews Ntim scored to give the Academy Boys a commanding 3-0 lead before Frederick Ansah Botchway grabbed a consolation for the Scientific Soccer Lads.
Karela United put up a superb performance to stun Ebusua Dwarfs 2-1 in Cape Coast, AshantiGold posted a comfortable 2-0 win over Techiman Eleven Wonders and Inter Allies were held to a goalless stalemate by Elmina Sharks in Tema.
Stallions FC versus Bechem United and Berekum Chelsea versus Medeama were postponed.
SPECIAL COMPETITION MATCHDAY 1 RESULTS
Kotoko 1-0 Aduana Stars
Ashgold 2-0 Eleven Wonders
Ebusua Dwarfs 1-2 Karela United
Hearts of Oak 1-0 Dreams
Inter Allies 0-0 Elmina Sharks
WAFA 3-1 Liberty Professionals.