Glo Premier League: Hearts surge up the table

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first_imgChampions, Aduana Stars gave their hopes of a top-four finish and a possible continental place a real boost after victory over leaders, Berekum Chelsea at the Dormaa Park on Wednesday.Joseph Mugri’s first half goal sealed all three points for Herbert Addo’s side and cut Chelsea’s lead at the top to 12 points as Asante Kotoko could only draw away with six games to go.Kotoko, playing in a late kick-off game at the Tamale Sports Stadium drew goalless with relegation threatened, Real Tamale United, a result which still leaves them in second on the table.Striker Louis Agyemang helped Medeama to share the spoils at the T&A Park where they drew 1-1 with AshantiGold.The former Kotoko player scored a second-half goal to cancel out Kwabena Edusei’s first half own goal.Hearts of Oak eased themselves away from the drop zone following a 1-0 home win over Ebusua Dwarfs. Douglas Nkrumah struck for Hearts in the first half to move them to 11th place.Medeama Sporting Club rallied from a goal down to draw 1-1 with AshantiGold at the TNA Park.King Faisal slipped into relegation after losing 3-1 at home to Wa All Stars.Faisal drew first blood when Asuandzie Baffoe opened the scoring after eight minutes.But the Blues rallied back strongly in the second half with Frank Sarfo Gyamfi scoring in between Tijani Lawal’s brace. Bottom side, B.A. Stars recorded their 15th defeat of the season at the Gyemfis Park in their 4-1 loss to New Edubiase.Samed Ibrahim, Basit Adams, Ebenezer Ofori and Alhassan Nuhu all scored for Edubiase while Seidu Duada got a consolation for the relegation-bound side.Michael Helegbe scored for Liberty Professionals as they held on their 1-0 lead in the match against Berekum Arsenals marred by crowd troubles at the Golden City Park.Heart of Lions drew goalless with Mighty Jets at the Kpando Park.Source: Ghanafa.orglast_img read more

Crested Cranes eye perfect start in COSAFA

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first_img Tags: 2018 COSAFA Women’s championshipcrested cranesfaridah bulegatop The Crested Cranes are participating as guest at this year’s COSAFA Women’s Championship (file photo)COSAFA Women’s Championship 2018Swaziland vs Uganda Port Elizabeth, South Africa Wednesday, 12-08-2018 @02:00pmPORT ELIZABETH – The Uganda Crested Cranes will be hoping they can start their 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship on a high when they take on Swaziland in Port Elizabeth today.Faridag Bulega’s charges received an invite to take part in this year’s edition and despite having never played against South African opposition, the head coach is optimistic her side will be able to get good results thought the tournament.“We are all set for tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) game and thankfully all the players are in good shape, said Bulega after Tuesday evening’s training session.“We are playing our first game against Swaziland and am sure we will do our best to try and win it.“It is not going to be easy because we are here as guests and have less knowledge about these teams but we will try to impose our style on them, starting with Swaziland.The Cranes Cranes have been boosted by the return to full fitness of forward Hassifah Nassuna who has been struggling with Illness.Nassuna, a former MVP of the FUFA Women Elite League is one of Uganda’s most talented Women footballers and will surely added much needed experience to a side that already boosts of abundant talent.In the absence of Yudaya Nakayenze who recently moved to USA, Bulega is expected to partner Shadia Nankya Bridget Nabisaalu at centre back.Uganda is in group C alongside Swaziland, Namibia and last year’s runners up Zimbabwe who lost to South Africa in the final.Crested Cranes starting XI vs Swaziland:Ruth Aturo (GK), Tracy Akiror (C), Namuddu Viola, Nabbumba Phiona, Nabisaalu Bridget, Mutiibwa Shakira, Alupo Norah, Nabbosa Riticia, Nanziri Resty, Hasifa Nasuuna, Namuleme Zainah.Comments last_img read more