Ghana Premier League: Hearts Silence Oly In Mantse Derby

Hearts of Oak were made to work hard but just did enough to pick up all three points in the Mantse derby played at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Olympics fought hard but were undone by poor defending and bad goalkeeping.

Hearts of Oak coach Frank Nuttall named a strong line-up that had Atinga and best defender for last season Inusah Musah all in the defense of the Phobians in match day six of the Ghana Premier league.

Thomas Abbey and Paul Acquah were tasked with the duty of creating the goal scoring opportunity for the Phobians with Olympics coach Godwin Attram starting veteran defender Dan Quaye on the bench.

It was Hearts of Oak who started the game on fire with great through ball from Paul Acquah to find Alex Kouasi but the finish left a lot to be desired.

The first ten minutes of the game was dominated by Hearts of oak but had to wait till the 37thminute of the game to get the first goal of the game.

The goal was against the run of play as Olympics dominated the play until the goal and destiny would  have it that Olympics would  equalize with just three minutes to end the first half.  A good corner kick was delivered in and Benjamin Arthur rose above everyone to tower home the leveler.

The second half begun on the same level with Hearts of Oak starting on fire but Olympics held on and continued to probe whenever the opportunity came.

Hearts of Oak had a wonderful opportunity but the set piece delivery from Malik Akowuah let nothing to be desired

Inusah Musah moved on to notch home the winner for the Phobians in the 71st minute of the second half to seal the maximum points for the Phobians.

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