Sunyani, Ghana – Fans witnessed a thrilling match as Bofoakwa Tano FC and Accra Lions FC clashed in a pulsating 1-1 draw on match day seven of the BetPawa Ghana Premier League. The game took place at the Sunyani Coronation Park.
The home team, Bofoakwa Tano, made a strong start by taking the lead in the second minute of the first half. Najib Fuseini Ibrahim was the star of the moment, seizing an opportunity when a loose ball came his way near the 18-yard line. With skill and precision, he volleyed the ball into the net for the opening goal.
Despite this early lead, Bofoakwa Tano was unable to capitalize on the few opportunities that came their way. They managed to maintain their solitary lead until the end of the first half.
In the second half, Accra Lions, determined and well-prepared, quickly demonstrated their dominance on the field. They successfully equalized in the 68th minute through Daniel Kwame Awuni. Awuni expertly placed the ball in the left corner of Emmanuel Kobi, the Bofoakwa goalkeeper, securing the much-needed goal for his team.
During the post-match conference, Ibrahim Tanko, the Coach of Accra Lions, praised his players for their character and confidence in the second half. He credited their success to their ability to maintain possession of the ball.
Player Daniel Kwame Awuni of Accra Lions explained that despite conceding a goal in the first half, his team remained confident in their ability to make a comeback. He highlighted their regrouping and outstanding performance in the second half as key to their success.
Bofoakwa's Coach, Mr Frimpong Manso, acknowledged the challenging nature of the match. He emphasized the opponents' strong ball possession skills and comfort on the field. Despite their desire to secure a victory, the match ended in a thrilling 1-1 draw.