Kotoko draw Aduana in MTN FA Cup

Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been drawn against Aduana FC in the top-lin­er of the round of 16 games MTN FA Cup competition.

At yesterday’s draw of the com­petition, the northern sector clash will see the Porcupine Warriors trek to the Nana Agyemang Badu Park in Dormaa, to play as guest in the all-Premier League affair on Sunday, February 26.

At the Aliu Mahama Stadium in Tamale, Real Tamale United will host fellow Premier League side FC Samartex 1996.

Other games in the sector will see King Faisal come up against Steadfast at the Baba Yara Stadi­um while Nsoatreman FC trek to Nsoatre to play Debibi United.

In the southern sector, Liberty Professionals will lock horns with Dreams FC at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman; Legon Cities will take on Volta Rangers at the El-Wak Stadium, Heart of Lions host Skyy FC at the Kpando Sports Stadium with Ebusua Dwarfs engaging Kotoku Royals at the Robert Mensah Stadium.

Meanwhile, league champions, Asante Kotoko, romped to a 4-0 win over Accra Lions at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Monday, reports

The Reds were in dire need of a win to get their season back on track having lost 1-0 to Karela United in midweek.

Steven Mukwala scored a brace in between Rashid Nortey’s opener and Enock Morisson’s fourth goal.

Kotoko was dominant from the get-go with beautiful team chem­istry and tactical proficiency.

Rashid Nortey tapped in from Richard Boadu’s pass to open the scoring for the Porcupine Warriors.

Steven Mukwala weaved his way through the Lion’s defence to increase the tally as Kotoko went into the first-half break with a 2-0 lead.

The Ugandan import, Muk­wala, scored his second of the day to put the game beyond the visitors before former King Faisal midfielder Enoch Morrison put the nail in the coffin in the 75th minute to give Kotoko a well-deserved victory.

The Porcupine Warriors have yet to lose a game at the Baba Yara Sports stadium this season following five wins and three draws in their last eight home matches and moved back to the second spot with 27 points.


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