Liverpool legend Emile Heskey watches GPL game between Medeama and Kotoko

Published on: 16 January 2020

Former England and Liverpool striker Emile Heskey watched Ghana Premier League heavyweights Medeama and Asante Kotoko battle it out in the match day four game at the Akoon Park. 

Heskey, who has been in the country for some few days, took time off to enjoy a piece of the local game and was highly impressed by the level of competition between the two side.

The host, Medeama won the game after Prince Owusu Agyeman converted from the spot in the second minute of the game.

Agyenim Boateng was fouled in the box after just a minute into the game before the former New Edubiase striker elected himself and made no mistake from the spot.

Kotoko's biggest chance of the half came when Augustine Okrah's effort was calmly grabbed by goalkeeper Ofori Antwi.

Few minutes after the break, the Porcupine Warriors were reduced to ten men after Imoro Ibrahim was red carded for a bad challenge on Daniel Agyin.

Medeama enjoyed the numerical advantage but could not add another goal as they strolled too an impressive victory at the Akoon Park.

The match did not produce a lot of goals but both sides showed high levels of performances earning applause and praise from the crowd.

By Lukman Abdul Mumin  

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