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MATCH REPORT: Hearts of Oak demolish WAFA at home Featured

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Coach Samuel Boadu commenced his journey at the Phobians with a heavy home victory over West African Football Academy SC on Sunday afternoon

 
 

Accra Hearts of Oak ended the first round of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League with a resounding win over the Academy boys in the all-important fixture at the Accra Sports Stadium.

 
The Phobians inflicted a 4-0 heavy win over West African Football Academy SC in their match-week 17 clash today.
 
The visitors ended the match with ten men after their skipper Abukari Ibrahim was sent off for a horrible tackle on the 18th minute of the game.
 
Hearts of Oak comfortably dominated the first half to end it with a 1-0 lead via a cool finish by Patrick Razak on the 30th minute.
 
In the second half, Hearts of Oak continued to stage intense pressure on the visitors as newly-signed Salifu Ibrahim was introduced as replacement for Frederick Ansah Botchway.
 
Young attacker Isaac Mensah doubled the lead for the Phobians with a superb strike on the 62nd minute of the game.
 
Coach Boadu introduced Emmanuel Nettey and Michelle Sarpong to replace Benjamin Afutu and Victor Aidoo respectively as they were in search for more goals.
 
Defender Raddy Ovouka registered his first-ever goal of the season for Hearts of Oak after smashing a long pass from Fatawu Mohammed on the 72nd minute.
 
Substitute Michelle Sarpong sealed the famous win for Hearts of Oak with a fine strike on the dying embers of the game to end it in a 4-0 victory for the homesters.
 
Hearts of Oak currently occupies third position on the table after match-day 17 with 27 points whiles WAFA has dropped to 11th position with 22 points.
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