It was a Topsy-turvy afternoon for the ‘Tampico’ Lads as they heavily suffer second home defeat in the ongoing 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season in the country’s capital stadium on Friday.
Despite the absence of Coach Annor Walker as reports indicate the coach is still under treatment at the ICU Ridge Hospital, regardless of that, the Dade boys instilled believe in their new head Coach Yaw Preko as he led the lads to deny the city rivals International Allies a crucial points.
The two-goals hero Maxwell Nii Abbey head the visitors the lead with a penalty kick in the 9th minute after Eric Osei Bonsu was fouled in penalty box.
Suleman Nafui of Inter Allies fired a powerful strike in the first half to equalize but the long shot went wide.
Ashie-Quaye found Maxwell Abbey with a beautiful pass as he strike to give Great Olympics the second goal before recess but experience goalkeeper Rashid Seidu came up with a beautiful save to deny Abbey his second goal in the first half.
Abbey’s effort struck the goalkeeper’s hand from entering the net.
The score still remained 0-1 in favour of the Blue and White lads at the end of the first half.
Deep into the second half, the visitors were awarded a penalty following Michell Otuo’s hefty long range shot.
Maxwell doubled the lead with another penalty to make it 0-2 score in the 80th minute to seal victory for Great Olympics on their match day nine fixture.
The great win catapult Accra Great Olympics to the third possible on the table log in nine games with fourteen points.
By: Mohammed Alhassan (SMC).