Bottom placed New Edubiase United’s resolve to avoid relegation was given a major boost yesterday when they beat Techiman City 2-1 at the Nana Ameyaw Park in Techiman.
The relegation threatened club opened the scores in the 24th minute through striker Bismarck Idan who poked home from close range.
The hosts accepted the challenge and charged at the visitors in search of the equaliser.
Coach Anthony Commey of Edubiase deployed an all attacking strategy which helped them to hold onto their lead till the end of the half.
In the second half, Techiman City lifted their game as coach Nana Adarkwah threw on rasta-haired striker, Issaka Ibrahim on in the 48th minute and his inclusion added bite to the attacking prowess of the host.
The incessant pressure from the Techiman City paid off in the 57th minute when Isaac Baah scored from the spot after he was brought down in the goal area.
With the goal, Techiman City pushed for the winner but tried as they did, they failed to make it count.
The visitors got the final laugh of the day in the 76th minute when Tawfik Mohammed broke the hearts of the home fans with a well taken strike that beat goalkeeper Richmond Ayi in post for Techiman City.
Although still stuck at the bottom, New Edubiase have narrowed the gap between them and 15th placed Inter Allies to two points.
By Times Sports Reporter