Malta Guinness WPL: Hasaacas Ladies beat Thunder Queens, Army Ladies held by Ridge City- Southern Zone Full results and standings
There was absolute drama at the Robert Mensah stadium in Cape Coast where Ladystrikers and Essiam Socrates Ladies scored two goals in four minutes to end a 1-1 thriller on Matchday 13 of the Malta Guinness Women’s Premier League.
After a barrage of missed opportunities, the home team were first to smash home the opener through Asana Hamidu in the 86th minute – 4 minutes to end proceedings. Lady Strikers were home and dry cruising to a slim win until Joycelyn Amoah popped up to nod home the equalizer in the 90th minute.
The goal broke the hearts of Lady Strikers as they aimed for a win to improve their position in the League log.
Ladystrikers are second from bottom – with 14 points after 13 round of matches in the Malta Guinness Women’s Premier League.
Elsewhere at Ajumako – Jenifer Adjei Mensah scored from close range to give Soccer Intellectuals the lead in the 7th minute but Mary Berko scored inside 61 minutes to secure Police Ladies a vital away point. Soccer Intellectuals were off to a flying start as they captalized on a defensive blunder by left back Deborah Anderson to plant the ball into the net.
Soccer Intellectuals then took control of proceedings as captain Janet Amoh marshalled the midfield with some quality ball retrieving qualities and aerial tussles. Black Queens player Phylicity Asuako came to the rescue of the visitors on a number of occasions as she thwarted some golden opportunities for Soccer Intellectuals.
Goalkeeper of Intellectuals Rita Boamah made two brilliant saves to keep her side in the game ended 1-1.
Meanwhile former champions Hasaacas Ladies defeated Thunder Queens 2-0 at Gyandu Park to boost their title hunt.
Hasaacas Ladies took the lead in the 44th minute through Veronica Kumah Baah whose strike zoomed starlight into the back of the net.
Hasaacas Ladies returned from recess showing more hunger, desire and intent upfront. Linda Epo added to the tally in the 60th minute to wrap things up for the Sekondi giants.
Hasaacas Ladies had more chances to increase the tally but were simply wasteful as the held on to record a 2-1 win against Thunder Queens.
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