Asante Kotoko extends lead with win over King Faisal; Watch the goal that won them the match

Left-back Imoro Ibrahim quickly started the game well for Asante Kotoko SC who were playing as guest to King Faisal at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in 2021/22 Ghana Premier League match day 23 fixture.

Following a poor kick from Goalkeeper Frank Boateng, Joseph Gordon had no option than to foul Brazilian import Fabio Gama on the edge of the penalty box. Imoro Ibrahim, former Bolga All Stars and Karela United defender gave the Porcupine Warriors the lead in the 3rd minute from a direct free-kick.

His powerful strike could not be stopped by experienced Ghanaian glovesman Frank Boateng as Asante Kotoko took the lead.

Asante Kotoko controlled the game with comfort and agility, nevertheless, the Insha Allah Boys created few chances to win two free-kicks at Kotoko area but failed to utilize.

George’s Mfegue Rodriguez with a nice cross from Christopher Nettey headed wide to miss the post by inche.

With end to end action, no goal was recorded in the first half as Asante Kotoko SC went to the dressing room as leaders with 1-0 scoreline.

Adu Boahen after recess begun to torment the right back of Asantenot Kotoko but had all his chances missing wide if not straight to the Goalkeeper’s arm.

Tormentor in chief Baba Yayaha with his brilliance won numerous free-kicks to have seen equalizing goal for the Insha Allah Boys, however all kicks did not bare fruit.

Just not a lucky day for the homers.

80th minute curler from Zuberu Ibrahim run out of Danlad Ibrahim goal post, seeing his substitution.

Sheriff Mohammed could have doubled Asante Kotoko lead in the die embers of the game but fired from outside the box to maintain the score line 1-0.

The victory means Asante Kotoko SC increase their points tally to 49- points leaving King Faisal with 29 points.

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Source: ghanasportscenter

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