Match Report :Wa All Stars 1-1 Hearts of Oak- Phobians battle to earn a point in Wa

Published on: 17 August 2016
Match Report :Wa All Stars 1-1 Hearts of Oak- Phobians battle to earn a point in Wa
Hearts vrs Wa All Stars

Hearts of Oak’s veteran forward Samuel Yeboah scored a last gasp goal to earn a point for his side in their epic encounter against Wa All Stars.

Under fire Hearts of Oak coach Sergio Traquil made some bold calls by dropping experienced goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye for Samuel Akrugu while Ollenu Ashittey was missing through illness.

Wa All Stars started the game the most aggressive with Atta Mensah testing goalkeeper Samuel Akrugu who responded well with a good save in the fifth minute.

Paul De Varies was the latest to ask questions of the Hearts of Oak side who were also without Robin Gagne for the second game running, he is recovering from a thigh injury.

The Phobians responded with their own controlled performance with electrifying winger Patrick Razak testing the All Stars defense with a solo ride.

Hearts of Oak's Ibrahim Musah turned over two defenders before setting up Paul Acquah but Acquah's finish was very feeble and lacked power.

The first goal of the game however came on the 59th minute when Atta Mensah profited from a school boy defending from Hearts of oak to drill home the first goal of the game.

The goal brought the defensive side of All Stars who replaced Paul Asare with Nasiru Imoro but Hearts of Oak responded with their own change with the introduction of Samudeen Ibrahim for Sarban Laryea who appeared injured.

The change did the trick with Samuel Yeboah bringing the Phobians back into it with a well drilled goal on the 71st minute.

With the Phobians finally back into the game both sides settled for the point clearly deciding to fight another day.

Wa All Stars maintained their first place position on the table while Hearts of Oak remain just a point behind in second place.

 

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