Hearts of Oak are the champions of the 2022 MTN FA Cup after a 2-1 comeback victory over Bechem United.
The much anticipated encounter was staged at the Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium where the Phobians came all the way from Accra to retain the title.
Emmanuel Avornyo fired the Hunters into the lead on the 43rd minute but the equalizer came just after the three minutes courtesy of Caleb Amankwa.
Samuel Boadu and Hearts of Oak continue to make heroes during a never-to-be forgotten season, to grab the title, to hint at something historic despite their abysmal performance in the GPL.
Bechem United dictated the pace in the first ten minutes but the Phobians along the line came into the game with a great effort.
The Hunters tried to make history after seven years with the opener from Emmanuel Avornyo but Caleb Amankwa made it 1-1 before the half time.
It was the ‘Birthday Boy’ Afriyie Barnieh’s goal in what was a dramatic strike which handed the trophy to the Accra-based side.
Augustine Okrah could not finish the journey with Bechem United following his unsportsmanship behavior towards one of the assistant referees.
Hearts have now completed a double in the 2021-22 term, having earlier beaten arch-rivals Asante Kotoko to win the President’s Cup title.
Hearts of Oak will join Asante Kotoko to participate in the upcoming CAF inter-club competitions in the 2022/23 season.
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