Accra Great Olympics held Asante Kotoko to a 1-1 stalemate at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon in the betPawa Premier League
A late goal from Andres Apaw rescued the Porcupine Warriors from defeat at home to Great Olympics
After a thrilling performance in Kumasi, Asante Kotoko and Accra Great Olympics’ first-half match ended in a scoreless draw.
The Porcupine Warriors were able to contain an early threat from the visitors despite having been held by Aduana Stars in their previous game before to this vital match.
After 45 minutes of nonstop, all-out combat, Asante Kotoko didn’t pose a threat to the Accra Great Olympics.
The Dade guys were the most threatening team and attempted the most goals, but they were unfortunate. From the few openings they found through Asante Kotoko’s defense, their front liners were unable to slaughter a ball through to break the game’s deadlock.
Accra Great Olympics, who had four shots on goal after the interval, come back to break the game’s deadlock after being outplayed by Asante Kotoko in the first half.
Abdul Bashiru gave the visitors the lead with a goal just two minutes later.
Fresh legs were brought in by the coach of the Porcupine Warriors to counter the Olympic team’s tactical play in an effort to allow his team to burst past their defensive line, but Olympics foiled their game plan.
The Porcupine Warriors pulled magic through Andrew Apaw in additional minutes to tie the game after Boateng, Zeze, and Morrison had early on squandered many chances