A late strike from Aduana Stars winger Samuel Bio pushed his side to a notable away success over bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko in a furiously challenged Ghana Premier League (GPL) week 10 conflict at the Accra sports arena on Sunday.
Asante Kotoko invited mentor Paa Kwasi Fabin’s side to their received home grounds in the capital for a late commencement installation where the Porcupines were confident of a success to lift them to the culmination of the group table unexpectedly this season.
Break mentor Johnson Smith’s Asante Kotoko begun the game on a high note similarly true to form of a host group, engaging the fans at the arena for certain intertwined passes, bossing ownership at the beginning phases. In any case, Aduana Stars was the first to cause a danger with a brutal short at objective, however the Porcupines goalie Razak Abalora demonstrated too great to be in any way beaten by that sixth moment test.
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Asante Kotoko kept their having mood, with Brazilian midfielder Fabio Gama charming the onlookers with smooth shows that won heaps of fouls and free kicks for his side. Be that as it may, it was Asante Kotoko’s Patrick Asmah who turned into a survivor of an early moment injury which constrained him out of the game. He was supplanted by speedster Emmanuel Gyamfi, the winger who has been enduring an onslaught as of late of low exhibitions.
The previous Wa All Stars (presently Legon Cities) winger came in with flavor to Asante Kotoko assault, as his speed on the flanks offered Aduana Stars safeguard many inquiries to response. The principal half was overwhelmed by the home side with scoring chances made. In spite of switches of strategies by the two mentors of the sides, the primary half finished without an objective for one or the other side.
From the break, Asante Kotoko verged on breaking the gridlock through Fabio Gama who had a scoring chance in the crate, however absence of exactness ransacked the left footed playmaker of the opener as he shot the ball over the bar. Second half substitute Naby Keita went solo with a short at objective yet goalkeeper Joseph Addo redirected the ball out for a corner kick.
The holding up was over when substitute Samuel Bio jumped on cleared ball from the Asante Kotoko 18 yard box. He immaculately shot past goalkeeper Abalora’s scope, straightforwardly into the net at the 75th moment to enroll what might later turn into the solitary objective in the match. The guests at that point turned to a wide range of game administration strategies to guarantee their adversaries, who serve as their bitterest rivals as far as conventional decision and history, return home flat broke after the last whistle.
Samuel Bio’s strike is a rehash of last season at Dormaa, the home grounds of Aduana Stars when he struck in added time to win the day for the ‘Ogya Boys’ on the day.
The vanquished has made Asante Kotoko pass up fixing the association table, and have also exited the main 4. They as of now lie fifth on the class table with 16 focuses in 10 games. The Porcupines have a hard nut to pop open again as their next game in the class will be a visit to the Obuasi Len Clay sports arena to confront territorial opponents, Ashanti Gold Sporting Club next Sunday.