Kotoko crash Jets to go 15 clear

Published on: 21 April 2012

Asante Kotoko stretched their lead at the top of the Ghana Premier League table to 15 points after a 2-0 win over Mighty Jets at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday.

It was a firm and resounding display from Maxwell Konadu's side.

Midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei shot the Porcupine Warriors into the lead in the 37th minute before Gideon Baah sealed the win three minutes to full time.

What became outstanding was the emotion that was expressed after Baah who netted the second goal.

The left-back broke into tears of joy after scoring his first competitive goal for the club since recovering from a horrible injury he suffered last season.

Jets-who enjoyed a 2-0 win over Kotoko last season at the same venue-began the game on a brighter note and appeared comfortable handling the Kotoko defenders.

Tamimu Montari and Sidi Abubakar who have both had fine season made Kotoko aware of the dangers they pose to them.

Coach Jonas Amissah urged his men to strike first blood but Kotoko's centre-back Awal Mohammed made things tougher for them.

But it was rather Kotoko who opened the scoring through Nii Adjei steered home a fine volley to score the opener on eight minutes before half time.

Kotoko had some nervy moments in the second half and goalkeeper Isaac Amoako had to be on his mettle to ensure Kotoko kept their lead intact.

The match appeared to be heading for a 1-0 win but Baah scored three minutes to full-time.

The left-back initiated a swift counter-attack from the left and finished off a neat through pass from Ivorian striker Ahmed Toure who had replaced Kofi Nti Boakye moments after the break.

Jets will remain in the drop zone at least for this weekend.


  • phrank kente ,Teshie
    says: 7 years ago
    Fabulous the best.....No size
  • Nana kenya
    says: 7 years ago
    Fabu no size i love my clab kotoko emu ede yie papapaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
    says: 7 years ago
    I'm just happy for ma bwouy baah....oh LORD thank you for ogidis wonderful recovery...i know da best in him is yet to be delivered....folks sports is huge...fabu 4 lyf
  • NY
    says: 7 years ago
    Nii Adjei steered home a fine volley???and Ahmed Toure replaced Nti Boakye???aaahba GSN.i normally dnt do dis but really it doesn't take much to get ur facts right.i was at da stadium n i say on an eye witness account dat sections of ur report are factually inaccurate.fabu!
  • Cherock
    says: 7 years ago
    Gsn get u facts right..aniwae fabu all d way...
  • hayford osei
    says: 7 years ago
    GSN why cant you make your fact right , this is becoming on becoming from you GSN you have to get your fact right before coming out okay , you know people read your site comment all the time so you have to get your fact right and stop those negative and false information
  • Fresher
    says: 7 years ago
    GSN be up and do the good work that made this site popular to us. Some of us don't make unnecessary criticism but your inconsistencies in reportage and spelling are too much and too difficult to ignore.
  • jockey nigeria
    says: 7 years ago
    kotoko,should come and face enugu ranger or enyimba or kano pillars in caf champions league.enyimba of aba will just shock dem 6-0 in aba.dey hav not lost in aba since 1996
  • ikedefreshguy
    says: 7 years ago
    thumbs up fabu boyz u guys really made my weekend n i am very happy for Gideon Baah,yaanom wanted end his carer but they have failed.My de almighty God protect u as u travel back to osiekrom n i can't wait for de day we will play our last game against tema youth when we will pop our champagne.Fabulous no size de first Ghanaian team to win a continental cup for Gh,Fabu for life!!!!
  • Nana Kwadwo
    says: 7 years ago
    The Oak tree is uprooted and the Mighty Jets are shot down. Who or what next?