• Home
  • Sport
  • NC Special Competition: Kotoko beat Hearts on penalties to reach final
Sport

NC Special Competition: Kotoko beat Hearts on penalties to reach final

Asante Kotoko are through to the final of the Normalisation Committee’s Special Competition after beating arch-rivals 5-4 on penalties.

The match played at the Accra Sports Stadium was the semi-final encounter of the special tournament introduced to determine Ghana’s representative for next year’s CAF Champions League.

After holding on to a 5th minute goal by Abdul Fatawu Safiu, Kotoko were pushed to play penalties after Hearts got 90th minute equalizer, from the spot.

This ended the match 1-1 in full regulations time.

But the Porcupine Warriors won the resultant penalty kicks 5-4, sending them to the final.

They will play Karela United, who beat AshantiGold SC 1-0 in the other semi-final game played at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.

Diawiase Taylor got the only goal in that game.

For more news go to: 3news.com

Related posts

Tear gas fired as farmers’ protest halts Tour de France

admin

Paintsil part ways with Kaizer Chiefs

admin

Africa Cup of Nations host to be decided on Jan. 9 after Cameroon snub

admin

Leave a Comment

Login

X

Register