Obeng Jnr scores to sink Medeama

Medeama SC suffered yet another home defeat when they fell 1-0 to Accra Hearts of Oak in the betP­awa Premier League Matchday 14 encounter at the Akoon Park on Saturday.

The win eases the pressure on Hearts after the MTN FA Cup defeat to Dreams FC.

Kwadwo Obeng Junior scored the only goal of the match in the 34th minute of the first half to grab all the points for the Phobi­ans.

Hearts went into the break with a 1-0 advantage but Medeama SC came back from recess with more intent as they probed for the leveler.

Nana Banyin Quayson came close in the 48th minute but saw his effort hit the goalpost to the relief of Accra Hearts.

The Yellow and Mauves kept pushing for the equalizer but Richmond Ayi always came to the rescue of the Phobians as they held on for victory.

Elsewhere, Abednego Tetteh scored a brace as Bibiani Gold Stars came from behind to beat Tamale City 3-2 at the Aliu Maha­ma Stadium on Saturday.

Tetteh who was released by King Faisal on Tuesday, completed his move to Gold Stars on Friday and joined the team for the trip to the north.

His addition paid off after he grabbed a brace including a late winner.

Sampson Eduku shot the host into the lead in the seventh minute but the visitors grabbed the equal­izer in injury time of the first half through Emmanuel Appau.

Back from the break, Tamale City restored their one goal lead through Sampson Eduku who made it two on the day for the home side.

Abednego Tetteh then scored inside 68 minutes to tie the score-line at 2-2 and popped up again with a sublime finish to seal victo­ry for Gold Stars. –GFA

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