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2020/21 MTN FA Cup: Round 32 Match Report - Karela United 1-2 Medeama

Published on: 20 June 2021

Medeama pulled the chest nut out of the blazing to beat Karela United 2-1 to advance to the MTN FA Cup Round of 16  in an  extraordinary crowd trouble scenes in Aiyinase.

The match has been overshadowed by massive crowd violence which has rocked the famous Cup competition.

Prince Opoku Agyemang opened the scoring in the first half, capitalizing on a defensive howler to give the visitors the lead.

Ebenezer Ackahbi increased the tally with a superb finish before Diawisie Taylor pulled one back for the visitors.

However, its the massive crowd trouble which has gained inches in the local media with a reported irage siege by the home fans.

Referee Philip Arthur-Forson  was forced to delay the match on two occasions following  the marauding attacks from the home fans.

Medeama midfielder Eric Kwakwa was hit with a stone as he made his way to the tunnel after the first half.

Military men detailed at the venue are had a torrid time to control the home supporters in a highly volatile atmosphere at Aiyinase.

The match was held up several times with fans throwing missiles onto the pitch.

The military has been forced onto the pitch to protect life and property in what has been a an extraordinary scenes at Aiyinase.

Some journalists were  denied entry into the stadium with the game delayed closed to 30 minutes into the second half.

 

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