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2019/20 GPL week 9 match report — Karela United 1-1 Medeama SC

Sun, 9 Feb 2020 Source: Ghana Soccernet

Karela FC United and Medeama settled for an entertaining 1-1 draw in the weekend’s local derby in Tarkwa.

Diwaise Taylor opened the scoring with a sublime header in the first half before Prince Opoku Agyemang puller parity with an equally powerful header in the second half.

The game lived up to its pre-match hype with both teams showcasing immense quality.

Both teams will feel they could have sneaked victory after hitting the cross bar twice.

The game produced an entertaining 90 minutes with Prince and Taylor emerging the toast of fans with their trickery.

First, Karela got their chances in the early exchanges despite being buried under possession.

Medeama’s chunk of possession did not count much as they struggled to break a resolute United down.

Diawisie Taylor took advantage of a miscommunication between Samuel Appiah and Ibrahim Yaro and an indecision from goalkeeper Ofori Antwi to head home the opener at the Akoon Park.

Ofori Antwi will feel he could have done better after the Karela goal machine intelligently chopped home the header.

Medeama producer several moments of sheer brilliance but Karela United stood tall at the back.

Cometh the hour, Cometh the man, and Prince Opoku Agyemang pulled parity with a powerful header- connecting from Joseph Tetteh Zutah’ intelligent cross.

The visitors piled more a late winner but again, Prince was denied twice, one by the goalkeeper and other ricocheting off the bar.

The Tarkwa derby lived up to the expectations both teams shared the spoils.

Source: Ghana Soccernet

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