Accra Great Olympics recorded their second victory of the ongoing season after pipping Asante Kotoko in their match-week three outstanding fixture on Thursday afternoon.
Great Olympics inflicted a 1-0 painful home defeat on the Porcupine Warriors at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Coach Maxwell Konadu made changes in his squad that recorded a 1-0 victory over Legon Cities last week as William Opoku Mensah and Abdul Latif Anabila earned starting berth against Great Olympics this afternoon.
Great Olympics calmly dominated the early minutes of the match with brilliant passes and descent crosses but their efforts couldn’t hand the opener in the first department.
Veteran attacker Gladson Awako displayed a five-star performance against the Porcupine Warriors as he latched passes to his teammates upfront.
Godfred Asiamah tried his luck with an audacious strike but his efforts went wide as Kotoko was forced to make an early substitution after Patrick Asmah was replaced by Imoro Ibrahim due to injury.
Great Olympics trio Michael Otu, Razak Kassim and Ebenezer Sekyere bossed the midfield to frustrate the home side as the first half ended in a scoreless draw.
After the break, Great Olympics continued their impressive performance over Asante Kotoko which handed them the only goal on the 53rd minute.
Gladson Awako piled up pressure on the defense of Asante Kotoko with his jinking performance as he assisted the only goal.
On the 53rd minute, Micheal Yeboah gave the Capital based club all the needed points with his powerful header from Awako’s cross.
Coach Konadu introduced Muniru Sulley and Evans Adomako as replacement for Godfred Asiamah and Emmanuel Gyamfi respectively.
Asante Kotoko gained possession in the last twenty minutes of the game but their efforts went furtile.
On the 85th minute, William Opoku Mensah’s thunderbolt shot was denied by the woodwork which was supposed to be a late leveler. At the end of the 90th minutes, the game ended in 1-0 in favor of Accra Great Olympics.