Aduana Stars beat Hearts : Aduana Stars recorded a narrow victory over Hearts of Oak during the opening week of the 2022/23 betPawa Ghana Premier League on Sunday as Caleb Amankwah saw red.
Ever-reliable striker Bright Adjei scored the only goal of the encounter in the 48th minute. The goal was assisted by Sam Adams with Solomon Aboagye heavily involved too.
Amankwah , former Aduana Stars defender , did not enjoy a good visit to his former home venue as he was sent off with two minutes from time for a second yellow card received.
Central Africa Republic striker Hassan Ouatching started his first official match for the Phobians. He missed a free header from a corner kick in the 4th minute and it was the first big chance of the game.
In the 7th minute , Aduana starts almost scored from a goal mouth melee but Hearts of Oak cleared their lines.
Aduana came close again as Adjei lofted a ball over goalkeeper Ofori Antwi but his effort narrowly missed the target.
Dennis Korsah rattled the cross bar in the 42nd minute but it was Bright Adjei who succeeded in shaking the net three minutes into the second half.
Aduana Stars starting line – up : GK Yaw Ansah Fufro 22 , Bright Adjei 10 , Kwame Adom Frimpong 4 , Derick Afeson Boateng 5 , Sam Adams 7 , Solomon Aboagye 9 , Douglas Owusu Ansah 12 , Godfred Poku Wakii 14 , Bright Enchil 23 , Stephen Badu Anokye 25 , EAmmanue Gyamfi 29.
Substitutes : Massawudu Inusah 1 , Frank Owusu 11 , Kwakwa Eric 15 , Justus Torsutsey 19 , Alex Boakye 20 , Morinah Abass Saddat 26 , Fataho Nerie 32 , Gabriel Akwasi Mensah 36.
Hearts of Oak starting line – up : GK Eric Ofori Antwi 16 , Samuel Inkoom 22 , Dennis Nkrumah Korsah 27 , Caleb Amankwah 20 , Mohammed Alhassan 15 , Yaw Amankwa Baafi 7 , Eric Esso 35 , Gladson Awako 11 , Seidu Suraj 39 , Ouathcing Yassan 9 , Afriyie Barnieh 18.
Substitutes : Daniel Kordie 6 , Junior Kwadwo Obeng 13 , Robert Addo Sowah 14 , Junior Kaaba 19 , Richard Attah 30 , Isaac Mensah 21 , Enock Asuobenteng 23 , Yakubu Zakari 4 , Abdul Fatawu Mohammed 2.
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