Sports News Wed, 19 Jan 2022

Highlights: Hearts beat Golden Kicks 5-2 in MTN FA Cup match

Hearts of Oak through to next round of MTN FA Cup

Asante Kotoko bow out of MTN FA Cup in the round of 64

Five different players score in Hearts of Oak win

Defending champions of the MTN FA Cup, Accra Hearts of Oak, mauled their opponents Golden Kick 5-2 to knock them out of the competition.

Striker Kofi Kordzi gave Hearts of Oak the lead from a free-kick pass after five minutes of action. Afriyie Barnieh doubled the lead when headed in a beautiful cross from a corner kick.

Isaac Pappoe managed to pull one back for Golden Kick in the 29th minute to make it 2-1. With a few minutes to end the first-half proceedings, the Phobians increased their lead once again and made it 3-1.

Golden Kick's attacker Nathaniel Awaitey nailed one of the visitors to decrease the Phobians tally after recess. But Obeng Junior makes it 4 for Hearts after connecting a Salifu’s cross inside the opponent's box.

Youngster, Suraj, made it 5 for the defending champions after scoring in the 90th minute.

The game ended 5-2 with Hearts of Oak progressing to the Round of 16 of the MTN FA Cup.

Asante Kotoko were knockout in the round of 64 stage by King Faisal.

Watch highlights of the match below:

Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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