Karela United held the Royals Legon Cities to a 1-1 stalemate at the WAFA park in Sogakope in match day 10 of the 2022-2023 betPawa Premier League
At halftime against the home team Legon Cities in Sogakope, the Anyinase-based club Karela United had a 1-0 lead.
Even though the Royals Legon Cities controlled play from the moment the whistle blew, they made excellent passes, but their forward line was unable to score a goal after missing with shots that hit the post and long range attempts that were directed at their opponent’s safest pair of hands. Rahman nearly scored for Legon Cities, but Karela was saved by the goalkeeper, allowing Legon Cities to waste a golden opportunity.
Farouk skillfully sent a pinpoint ball from the right centre to Emmanuel Boakye to break the scoreless tie in the 35th minute of play. The pride of Anyinase, despite having little possession but being clinical upfront with one goal at halftime, had missed some excellent opportunities.
After the interval, Karela, who had a goal advantage at the half, played conservatively while the host team Legon Cities ferociously attacked from all directions in search of a breakthrough.
After Abdul Rhaman was awarded a free header off the woodwork in the 73rd minute to draw the score for the Royals, their efforts paid off.
Great defensive performance was demonstrated by the various defenders during the very contested football played by both teams. Twene nearly scored on a free-kick that he drilled into the goal, but Hornu was not sufficiently threatened.
1-1 was the final score.