Daniel Afriyie Barnieh’s second half strike secures a famous win for Hearts of Oak against Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium.
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Hearts of Oak have won it.
Daniel Barnieh the hero as Hearts win 1-0 to open a three points lead at the top of the Ghana Premier League.
The Phobians are three wins away from their first title in over a decade.
Hearts of Oak 6 minutes plus added time away from a famous win. Troubles for Kotoko as Christopher Nettey suffers a muscle injury and has been substituted. Patrick Razak is also replaced by Hearts.
Boadu makes a substitution. He replaces Ansah Botchway with Caleb Amankwah. (1-0).
Okrah, who is 1 v1 with the goalkeeper, can’t make a proper connection to the ball to draw Kotoko level. Hearts lucky. (1-0).
Fabio Gama’s long ball into the box is comfortably saved by Richard Attah. The Hearts goalkeeper hasn’t been troubled in the second half (1-0).
Barreto in reaction to the goal makes a substitution. Augustine Okrah comes on for Mudasiru Salifu. (1-0).
66 MINS – GOOAAL
Deadlock is finally broken. Daniel Afriyie Barnieh scores. A deflected shot fell kindly to him inside the box and he made no mistake by smashing the bal past Kwame Baah.
Apau has been solid at the back for Kotoko. He blocks a shot on target by Ibrahim Salifu.
Gama picks up Gyamfi inside the box with a fantastic through ball. The captain’s shot is wayward. Hearts survive (0-0)
A brilliant play on the secures Hearts a free kick. It is delivered into the box by Ibrahim Salifu straight to the head of Kotoko defender. Kotoko clear (0-0)