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2020/21 Ghana Premier League: Week 7 Match Report - AshantiGold 2-1 Berekum Chelsea

Published on: 03 January 2021

AshantiGold SC returned to winning ways on Sunday as they came from behind to beat Berekum Chelsea 2-1 at the Len Clay Stadium.

The Gold and Black outfit have now recorded three straight home victories scoring 11 goals in the process.

Top marksman Appiah McCarthy scored his 3rd free-kick of the season after putting the Miners on level terms with a sublime finish.

AshantiGold trainer Milovan Cirkovic made two changes to the side that suffered a 1-0 loss to Bechem United last week at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour park.

Hans Kwofie returned from injury after missing four games as he replaced Dacosta Boadu in the starting lineup.

Amos Addai also replaced Yaw Annor in the starting set up.

Chelsea coach Abdul-Hanan Abu also made two alterations to his starting lineup from their 1-1 draw with Aduana Stars a fortnight ago.

Nasiru Osman Ebla took the place of Edward Kpodo in central defence whilst Ushau Abu replaced Richard Kissi Boateng in the starting lineup.

The visitors got their noses in front with Augustine Henneh scoring with a beautiful drive from the edge of the box.

AshantiGold came close to levelling proceedings but a long distance shot from youngster Isaac Opoku Agyemang forced goalkeeper Kwadwo Osei Bonsu to make a wonderful save in the 21st minute.

The hosts pulled parity as McCarthy scored his 3rd free-kick of the season with a brilliant strike from the edge of the box a minute later.

Kwofie netted his 3rd goal of the campaign on his return in the 40th minute to put the Miners ahead following an excellent effort by David Abagna Sandan to set him up.

The second half was virtually balanced with both teams failing to create scoring opportunities.

AshantiGold will make a trip to the capital to take on Great Olympics on match day eight next week.

Chelsea will be entertain Inter Allies FC at home same weekend.

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