Asante Kotoko Goals in 2-0 win over Hearts of Oak
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Accra Hearts of Oak 2-0 and 4-0 on aggregate to lift the Super 2 Clash trophy. The Porcupine Warriors last Sunday beat Hearts 2-0 courtesy two goals from Burkinabe import Songne Yacouba.
Hearts had it all to do today in the second leg as they had to overturn a two-goal deficit to win the friendly tie. The first half of today’s game produced no goals with both sides having a few half chances.
Substitute Obed Owusu pounced on a rebound to slot past goalkeeper Ben Mensah who had parried a goal bound shot from the right.
Kotoko went on a counter attack after a lovely sliding tackle inside their box with talisman Songne Yacouba and Jordan Opoku combining effectively upfront.
The game burst into life at the Baba Yara Stadium as Obed Owusu gave Kotoko the lead in the 70th minute.
Kotoko did not sit back as they pushed forward for more and Emmanuel Gyamfi connected beautifully with a Stephen Nyarko pass to make it 2-0 in the 83rd minute..
Kotoko held on and eventually won 4-0 on aggregate to lift the Super 2 clash trophy.