Follow the Live-play-by-play in the game between Asante Kotoko versus Hearts of Oak in the 2019 President Cup to be played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
Asante Kotoko will be hoping to retain the title they won in 2017 against arch-rivals Hearts of Oak in today’s encounter.
The Porcupine Warriors beat Hearts of Oak on penalties to win that game played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
The game has seen a new twist as Kotoko has appointed a new coach heading into this game. This will be Maxwell Konadu’s first game in charge of the club and he will come up against Kim Grant of Hearts of Oak.
In the last encounter between both clubs, Asante Kotoko were victorious as they defeated Hearts on penalties in the Tier I Special Competition to progress to the semi-finals which they eventually won.
Match officials for today’s game are
Below is the starting line up for both sides
Hearts of Oak
Richard Attah, Mohammed Alhassan, Chris Bonney, Willian Denkyi, Robert Addo, Afutu Benjamin, Michael Sarpong, Aminu Alhassan, Kofi Kordzi, Manaf Umar, Dominic Eshun
Game is currently underway at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
36' The Phobians have taken the lead through the penalty spot as Kofi Kordji scores
Asante Kotoko 0-1 Hearts of Oak
Asante Kotoko get the equalizer through an own goal from Hearts defender Mohammed Alhassan
It’s Asante Kotoko 1-1 Hearts
Referee brings the first half to an end, we will be back in a minute.
Second half begins
Naby Keita puts Asante Kotoko in the lead
It's Asante Kotoko 2-1 Hearts of Oak
Asante Kotoko retain the title they won in 2017 after beating their arch-rivals 2-1 in today's encounter.
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