Tag Archives: Hearts of Oak

QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Fabulous Kotoko, EPL big boys and Young English Kings

Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, rewinds to the weekend and talks about the magnificent Asante Kotoko and the top teams winning again in the Premier League in his latest Monday column. Porcupine Ruthlessness  At very irregular moments, cup finals leave you asking “how did that happen?” because those ones tend to follow the strangest of scripts. Sunday’s MTN FA Cup ...

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Sadick Adams’ hattrick sinks Hearts, gives Kotoko 9th FA Cup

Sadick Adams scored a first-half hattrick to help Asante Kotoko secure their 9th FA Cup crown at the Tamale Sports stadium. The former Berekum Chelsea attacker scored inside 90 seconds to give the Porcupine Warriors the opener and added two more goals on the half-hour mark and on the stroke of half-time to give Kotoko a 3-0 lead going into ...

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FA Cup Final: ‘Hearts of Oak are favourites’ – Eric Bekoe

Former Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe has told Citi Sports that Accra Hearts of Oak will go into the FA Cup final against his former side on Sunday as favorites. Hearts of Oak finished 3rd in this season’s Ghana Premier League; 2 places above Kotoko who finished 5th. Bekoe said while Kotoko and Hearts of Oak matches are largely unpredictable, the ...

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GHPL Week 24: Hearts, Sharks win as Chelsea pound Bolga All Stars

With Asante Kotoko and WAFA not playing, the other teams went into the round seeking important points to help their cause. In Accra, Hearts of Oak climbed to 3rd with a 3-1 win over Tema Youth. The Phobians showed their hand very early in the game and their play was rewarded with a penalty in the 29th minute which was converted by captain Thomas Abbey. Kwame Kizito ...

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GHPL Week 18: Hearts thump Bolga, AshGold pip Medeama on the road

Hearts of Oak responded to their 5-0 loss to WAFA from Week 17 by beating Bolga All Stars 4-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday. The Phobians were very eager to right the wrongs of the loss to WAFA and they started well. They were rewarded in the 24th minute through Kwame Kizito. After 43 minutes, Vincent Atinga scored ...

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Nuttal unhappy with Sharks’ tactics in 1-1 draw

Hearts of Oak head coach, Frank Nuttal, has lashed out at the tactics deployed by Elmina Sharks in their Ghana Premier League week 12 tie in Accra on Sunday. Hearts needed an equaliser from Winnful Cobbinah to give them a point after Joseph Mensah had put Sharks in the lead. The result gave Hearts 19 points and 3rd place; 7 ...

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Hearts of Oak 1-0 Kotoko: Atinga penalty gives Phobians all three points

Accra Hearts of Oak beat their arch rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko by a goal to nil in a feisty encounter in Accra on Sunday. Vincent Atinga’s second half penalty sealed the win for the Phobians who move up to sixth in the Premier League Kotoko started the game with power pace to the surprise of the home side who could only ...

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Nuttal understands value of Kotoko clash – Opare Addo

The Public Relations Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo, has expressed confidence in club head coach Frank Nuttal’s ability to handle big games. Struggling Hearts host joint leaders Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday in what will be the new head coach’s first clash against Kotoko. But Kwame Opare Addo says the Scottish ...

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Odotei Sowah set to be named deputy Sports Minister

Hearts of Oak’s managing Director Vincent Sowah-Odotei is expected to be named Ghana’s deputy sports minister-designate, the Daily Guide has reported. Odotei, who is the Member of Parliament for La-Dadekotopon Constituency on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party, has been pencilled down for the role. Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to announce the names of ...

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Hearts of Oak close to signing former player, Winful Cobbinah

Hearts of Oak are close to signing their former player Winful Cobbinah who left them to sign for Al Riyadh two seasons ago. The 21-year-old gifted player is back to Ghana after a two year spell with the Saudi Arabian side. Hearts of Oak is fighting to win the league title for the first time in almost a decade and ...

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