Fatawu Safiu produced a sublimed panenka penalty to help Asante Kotoko secure a comfortable win against Berekum Chelsea in NC Special Competition at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday.
The Porcupine Warriors won the match 2-0 to end the first round of the competition on top of the Premier B table.
Kotoko, heavy favourites coming into the clash but had to wait until the 51st minute to find the back of the net through Emmanuel Gyamfi.
The winger scored a header from a corner delivered by veteran midfielder Jordan Opoku.
Four minutes later, Gyamfi eas guilty of a huge miss as he shot a whisker of the right post after going one-on-one with the goalkeeper Gideon Ahenkorah.
However, on the 69th minute, Fatawu doubled the lead from the penalty spot. The striker converted his spot-kick after waiting for the goalkeeper to move before chipping the ball down the middle.
The goal is Fatawu's sixth of the campaign as he leads the goal king table.