Exactly 16 years ago, Accra Hearts of Oak defeated Asante Kotoko their archrivals 8-9 after a marathon penalty shootout to win the 2004 CAF Confederation Cup final on Sunday 9th January, 2005 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, formally known as Kumasi sports stadium, Kumasi.

The final Match was supposed to played in December, 2004 but it was rescheduled to January 2005 because of the 2004 general elections in Ghana

Both matches ended in a one all and in all Hearts of Oak came from behind to draw.

Charles Taylor scored Kotoko’s goal in the 51st minute, and that was his first goal against his former club, Hearts of Oak since joining Kotoko, while Hearts equalised in the 80th minute through Adjah Tetteh.

Dan Quaye,
Francis jojo Bossman
Emmanuel Osei Kuffuor,
Acquah Harrison,
Ablaze Morgan
Lawrence Adjei,
Adjah Tetteh and Michael Donkor scored their penalty for Hearts while skipper Amankwah Mireku missed his penalty kick. For Ashante Kotoko, Issah Ahmed
Frank Osei,
Yusif Chibsah
Michael Asante
Godfred Yeboah
Dan Yeboah and Michael Ofosu-Appiah scored from their penalty kicks while Edmund Owusu-Ansah and skipper Joseph Hendricks missed their penalty kicks.

HEARTS LINE-UP
SANNIE MOHAMMED
DANIEL QUAYE
AMANKWAH MIREKU
ACQUAH HARRISON
MICHAEL DONKOH
FRANCIS JOJO BOSSMAN
EMMANUEL OSEI KUFFOUR
ADJAH TETTEH
LAWRENCE ADJEI
LOUIS AGYEMANG
DONG BORTEY
PRINCE TAGOE
MORGAN ABLADE.

HEARTS MANAGER: CECIL JONES ATTUQUAYEFIO

KUMASI ASHANTE KOTOKO LINE-UP

GEORGE OWU
MICHAEL OFUSO AMOAH
GODFRED YEBOAH,
JOE HENDRICKS
ISSA AHMED,
STEPHEN ODURO,
YUSIF CHIBSAH,
MICHAEL ASANTE,
MICHAEL OSEI
NANA ARHIN DUAH
FRANK OSEI
CHARLES TAYLOR
EDMUND OWUSU ANSAH

KOTOKO MANAGER: HANS DIETER SCHMIDT

Send your sports news, and your articles to the editor@strongheartsgh.com and via whatsapp on +23327-067648

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here