Titleholders, Accra Hearts of Oak has sealed the round 16 places in the ongoing MTN FA Cup after picking 5-2 victory over the lower side, Golden Kicks at the Accra Sports Stadium this afternoon in around 32 fixture.
The Rainbows fought hard to maintain their name in the competition despite conceding.
Kofi Kordzi gave Hearts the lead from a free-kick pass after the first five minutes of the game.
Ghana U-20 captain, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh was once again on the scoreline for the home side, got the second goal through a corner kick at the 18th minute to put the Rainbows on a conformable lead.
James Sewornu, Obeng Jnr, and Suraj also scored to the goals of Kordzi and Barnieh to make it 5, helping the GPL giants to cement their place in the next round.
The away side fought back for consolations courtesy of Isaac Pappoe and Nathaniel Awartey.
Salifu Ibrahim made five assists and emerged as the Man Of The Match.
Hearts of Oak is still aiming to defend the title as they settled down in the next round after making the lightweight of Golden Kicks in today’s fixture.