Ghana Premier League Tema Youth send Hearts of Oak packing from Tema

Match report for the Ghana Premier League game between Tema Youth and Hearts of Oak.

  • Published:
play Tema Youth send Hearts of Oak packing from Tema
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Tema Youth defeated Hearts of Oak 2-1 on match day seven of the 2017 Ghana Premier League at the Tema Park on Wednesday.

The Harbour Boys took the lead through Gabriel Leveh in the first half, Thomas Abbey pulled even for the away side’s in the second half, But Tema Youth restored their lead courtesy Fatau Yusif.

Tema Youth started the game brightly and with just three minutes into the game the home side opened the scoring through Gabriel Leveh.

Hearts of Oak pushed forward as Thomas Abbey saw plenty of the ball but his final crosses were cleared by the home side’s back line.

On 12 minutes Leveh raced into Hearts of Oak defense but Ben Mensah parried his shot away.

The Phobians pushed Tema Youth back with persistent possession, but they failed to unlock the home side’s defense.  Moment later Leveh who has been tormenting the Phobians back line had another opportunity but he shot wide.

READ MORE:  Kevin-­ Prince Boateng shows amazing basketball trick shot

On 36 minutes Vincent Atingah brought out the best in Stephen Kwaku – the diminutive shot stopper fisted out Atingah’s direct free-kick.

The away side seized control of the midfield and they dominated the home side but getting the ball behind Tema Youth’s back four was problematic for Frank Nuttall’s side.

With five minutes to half time, Tema Youth relied on counter-attack and they were awarded a free-kick on the edge of Hearts of Oak’s penalty box, but Joseph Paintsil shot wide.

Two minutes from the recess, Hearts of Oak caught Tema Youth cold and they grabbed the equalizer through Thomas Abbey.

The Phobians pushed forward for the second goal but Cosmos Dauda let his team down as he failed to get past the home side’s defense.

READ ALSO:  Ex-­ president Kuffour backs Kwesi Appiah for Black Stars return

Tema Youth then regrouped, and began to dictate the pace of the game, Inusah Musah at the heart of Hearts of Oak defense curtailed the surging runs of the home side’s attackers.

The home side kept the pressure and on 74minute Fatau Yusif restored Tema Youth’s lead after Ben Mensah failed to handle Joseph Painstil’s shot on the edge of the box.

Tema Youth after taking the lead for the second time put a lot of bodies behind the ball and the Phobians pelted them with series of attacks.

Despite late pressure from the away side, the home side stood to the test to defend their lead.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email:

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Reginald Lathbridge Another top Ghanaian referee banned for lifebullet
2 Newly imported fleet Aubameyang parks cars worth £850,000 outside his...bullet
3 Puma Check out Black Star’s new 2018 jersey that will surely be...bullet
4 Ghanaian Players Abroad Michael Essien released by Indonesian club...bullet
5 Ghanaian Players Abroad Jordan Ayew sets infamous record in EPL...bullet
6 Black Stars Ghana to play International Friendlies with Japan...bullet
7 Ghanaian Players Abroad Michael Essien parts ways with...bullet
8 CAF Champions League This is how Aduana Stars were...bullet
9 Ghanaian Players Abroad Black Stars midfielder registers...bullet
10 Ghana Premier League Results on match day 1 of the GPLbullet

Top Videos

1 Video This is how Aduana Stars were humiliated in Algeriabullet
2 Video Frank Acheampong registers hat-trick for Chinese sidebullet
3 Video Watch how Hearts thrashed Kotoko eaxctly 18 years todaybullet
4 Didier Drogba Chelsea legend jams to Stonebwoy and Asamoah Gyan’s...bullet
5 Video Akufo-Addo displays dancing skills at George Weah’s...bullet
6 Video This is what made Andre Ayew Swansea City legendbullet
7 Video Throwback: Sundowns beat Powerlines 24-0bullet
8 Video ‘My baby girl is gone’- Songo shed tears over...bullet
9 Video Veteran striker Eric Gawu scores powerful header...bullet
10 Premier League Pulse Ghana Premier League Team Of The Weekbullet