Hearts beat Tema Youth 1-0
Tema, Feb. 11, GNA - The much-awaited controversial GT
Onetouch outstanding Premier League match between Tema Youth
and Accra Hearts of Oak finally came off at the Tema Sports
Stadium on Saturday with Hearts winning by a lone goal.
Joe Louis was the scorer when he headed home a beautiful
pass from Francis Bossman in the 44th minute.
The match had been described by many soccer fans as "The
Otukwei Outstanding match," due to a court action instituted
by one Otukwei, a soccer fan, who was against Hearts playing
With Eric Gawu, spearheading the attack, Hearts piled up
pressure from the blast of the whistle but could not find
the net, squandering obvious scoring chances.
Tema Youth also came into the picture in the 29th minute but
goal-poacher; Abeiku Gaisie saw his beautiful shot saved by
goalkeeper Sulemana Abubakar of Hearts.
Hearts from then on took control of the game till Louis’
strike, which broke the deadlock.
Tema Youth threw everything into the game in the second
session but could not stand the might of the ‘Phobia Boys’
as they matched them boot-for boot.
Supporters of Hearts went into a wild state of jubilation
when FIFA Referee Alex Quartey blew his final whistle.
Hearts have now stretched their leadership on the League
Table with 41 points from 21 matches.