NC Special Competition: Elmina Sharks stun Karela United 2-0

Elmina Sharks beat Karela United by 2-0 at the Nduom sports complex on Matchday Six in the GFA Special Competition on Sunday. The Sea Animals came into the game at the back of a disappointing 0-0 home draw against regional rivals Ebusua Dwarfs. Prior to this game, the hosts managed to find the back of the net only once in their five previous outings. While the Green and Reds who started the match as overwhelming favorites were looking to continue their impressive start to the campaign. A goal in both…

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NC Special Competition Preview: Toothless Sharks eye Karela United scalp

Misfiring Elmina Sharks will host Karela United at the Nduom sports complex on Matchday Six in the GFA Special Competition on Sunday. Sharks go into the game at the back of a disappointing 0-0 home draw against regional rivals Ebusua Dwarfs. The Sea Animals will look to improve on their goalscoring record having found the back of the net only once in five games. Meanwhile Southern Zone leaders Karela United will be looking to continue their impressive start to the campaign. The Green and Reds will start the match as…

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NC Special Competition: Ebusua Dwarfs 0-0 Elmina Sharks – Dwarfs share spoils with Sharks

Ebusua Dwarfs and Elmina Sharks played out a boring draw at the Cape Coast Stadium in the Special Competition on Sunday.   The Central Region derby was a game that promised much but fizzled out to a goalless draw that lacked creative spark and risk taking in the final third.   The match started off very tight with neither side wanting to give anything away.   It took until the 30th minute for a genuine goal attempt.   In the final ten minutes of the first half the home team…

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Grant content with output despite Hearts of Oak defeat

  Accra Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant has stressed that his players did their best in the 1-0 defeat to Elmina Sharks in the Normalisation Committee Special competition match-day two clash. Sharks striker Felix Addo netted the match winner in the 84th minute after the Phobians had held them major part of the game. Grant mentioned that his charges did their maximum best though they returned from Elmina without a point. “My boys gave me everything; I can’t ask for more”. Grant told the Press. Hearts of Oak will…

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Moore broods over Heart of Oak defeat

  Accra Hearts of Oak CEO, Frederic Moore is not happy following his team’s 1-0 defeat to Elmina Sharks in midweek but is sure will bounce back. The Phobians were punished by a solitary Felix Addo goal in the Normalisation Committee Special Competition match-day two game at the Nduom Sports Complex as Elmina Sharks recorded a famous win. The newly-appointed Hearts of boss emphasized that he is optimistic they will put their acts together and return match stronger in their next game. “Yesterday was not great, we lost to Sharks…

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NC Special Competition: Elmina Sharks 1-0 Hearts – Phobians suffer painful defeat at Elmina

Hearts of Oak suffered a painful 1-0 defeat in the hands of Elmina Sharks at the Ndoum Sports Complex on Wednesday afternoon. Felix Addo’s late strike gave the Phobians their first defeat of the campaign. The Botweku Mba had to leave it late to strike down the Rainbow boys in a game that was highly tactical. Yaw Acheampong made one change to his starting eleven that drew 0-0 with Inter Allies FC last Sunday in Tema. Augustine Owusu got his first start for the Botweku Mba with Issaka Mohammed was…

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NC Special Competition: Grant pleased with Hearts players despite defeat to Elmina Sharks

Hearts trainer Kim Grant is satisfied with the performances of his boys, despite losing by a lone goal to his former club Elmina Sharks in the second game of the Normalization Committee Special Competition. The coach stressed his side started the game slowly but grew up in the game and created a lot of chances in the second half but failed to capitalize which led to their defeat. “We lost that is what I can say. We played well in the second half. We started slowly in the first half….

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Unhappy Kim Grant calls for change of kick off times for NC Special Competition

Head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Kim Grant has called on the Normalization Committee to change the kick off times for the games for the Special Competition. According to the coach, playing two games in the space of four days is not good for the players, adding that the weather is extremely hot for the players as well. The coach was speaking after his side 1-0 defeat to his former club Elmina Sharks. “We started slowly, both set of players were lethargic, two games in the space of four…

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Otutey broods over draw with Sharks

Inter Allies defender Ishmael Otutey says they were unlucky not to have grabbed all the three maximum points against Elmina Sharks over the weekend. The Tema-based club dominated the game with Otutey in the thick of affairs but they found Sharks a hard nut to crack as the game ended goalless. Otutey revealed that despite the game being tough, luck eluded them as they could have gotten all the points at stake. “It was a difficult game but we played well. It was hard luck that prevented us from getting…

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Kim Grant eyes second straight win in Special Competition

Ahead of their second game against Elmina Sharks, head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Kim Grant eyes getting the three valuable points on Wednesday. Hearts of Oak beat Dreams FC by a lone goal to get off to a winning start in the Normalization Committee Special Competition last Sunday. The Phobians will travel to Elmina to face Elmina Sharks on Wednesday at the Nduom Sports Complex. Kim Grant will be visiting his foɖmer club for the first time after taking the Hearts if Oak coaching job. Speaking to the…

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