Match Report: Techiman City 1-2 New Edubiase Utd - Tawfiq Mohammed late strike hand strugglers lifeline

Published on: 17 August 2016

New Edubiase United handed their Premier League survival fight a lifeline when they nicked a narrow 2-1 win over Techiman City FC at the Nana Ameyaw Park in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday.

Young striker Tawfiq Mohammed struck the winner for the visitors late in the second-half with an acrobatic finish.

Isaac Baah had pecked the scoring City with a brilliant second-half strike after the Bismark Idan had opened the scoring for the visitors.

City paraded a strong side featuring the prodigious Baba Mahama while striker Stephen Manu lined up against his former side.

Edubiase, battling relegation from the top-flight, matched the home side boot-for-boot in midfield and came close twice to opening the scoring in the 12th and 21st minutes.

The home side were shocked when Bismark Idan struck the opener for the Anthony Commey's men. The Movers capitalised on a defensive howler by Fred Boateng to send in a cross. Idan chested the ball before applying an overheard kick to convert the chance to shock the visitors at the Nana Ameyaw Park.

City returned from the break with a strong display. Midfielder Isaac Baah levelled the scoring for the home side when he ghosted into the area to finish off a move following a barrage of attacks.

But Edubiase were not done yet. Youngster Tawfiq Mohammed claimed the winner for the home side when he scored late into the game.