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MATCH REPORT: Opoku Mensah scores as Liberty Professionals hit four past Elmina Sharks to end winless run Featured

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The Scientific Soccer lads flexed their attacking muscles to end their winless streak with a heavy win over Elmina Sharks on Saturday afternoon.

 
 

Liberty Professionals have returned to winning ways after adopting Sogakope Red Bull Arena as their new home venue following the indefinite ban on the Carl Reindolf Park after failing to meet the requirements of the Ghana FA Club's Licensing Board.

 
Coach David Ocloo's shook off the threat of unbeaten Elmina Sharks under Odartey Lamptey to record a 3-0 victory in their match-week 19 encounter at the Red Bull Arena.
 
The home side made goal use of their second chance in the game after a glorious opportunity on 5th minute had been squandered by Abraham Wayo.
 
A 36th minute header from Paul Kwame handed Liberty Professionals a 1-0 lead in the first half of the game.
 
Elmina Sharks looked dangerous in the last five minutes of the first half but failed to find the back of goalkeepers Kofi Baah's net.
 
After the recess, Liberty Professionals continued their dominance as exhibited in the early minutes of the first half to extend their lead with three goals.
 
Former Ghana U17 star Simon Appiah doubled the lead for Liberty Professionals with his cool finish on the hour-mark.
 
Liberty Professionals piled up pressure on the back line of the visitors which saw them conceding a penalty on the 78th minute.
 
Attacker Kweku Karikari elected himself to struck the ball firmly into the back of the net of goalkeeper Lord Bawa to extend the lead for the Scientific Soccer lads.
 
Former Asante Kotoko striker William Opoku Mensah was introduced on the 85th minute to replace Kweku Karikari.
 
Opoku Mensah announced his presence in the game in just four minute to register his name on the score sheet to hand Liberty Professionals a 4-0 win over Elmina Sharks.
 
Liberty Professionals remains in the dropzone with 18 points despite the big win over Sharks at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope.
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