Hearts of Oak made a terrible start to life at their adopted
home, Cape Coast stadium as they suffered a 3-1 defeat at
the hands of bogey side AshantiGold on Saturday afternoon.
Ashgold coach CK Akonnor was hopeful his side would make
things difficult for the Phobians and they did, producing a
superior performance to claim the convincing victory.
The Phobians made a shocking start as they fell behind after
10 minutes. James Akaminko was in perfect position to score
for Ashgold after Hearts failed to clear a corner kick.
Amos Addai doubled the advantage in the 60th minute
before Joseph Esso replied to give Hearts hope but, Mumuni
Shaffiu made sure of victory with the third goal for the
visitors in injury-time.While the win moves Ashgold to the summit of the table with
six points, Hearts with just a point are 10th and could drop
further depending on the outcome of results on Sunday.
In other game played on Saturday, Ebusua Dwarfs put up a
brave performance to frustrate Wa All Stars to a goalless
draw.
Watch highlights of Hearts 1-3 Ashgold.