The Phobians are confirmed for a second successive look within the climax of the cup competitors after brushing apart the Yellow and Mauves
Hearts of Oak are by means of to the ultimate of the Ghana FA Cup following a 3-0 victory over Medeama on Sunday.
Benjamin Afutu, Isaac Mensah and Daniel Afriyie Barnieh discovered the again of the web to seal victory for the Phobians in one in every of two semi-final fixtures performed on the Cape Coast Stadium.
The Accra-based fold are set for a closing showdown with Medeama subsequent Sunday, the place a win will seal a double following their earlier Ghana Premier League title triumph.
Essentially the most profitable membership within the historical past of the cup competitors, Hearts, who final received the title 21 years in the past, shall be hoping to safe victory in what shall be their second successive look within the closing following a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Asante Kotoko within the 2017 climax.
Samuel Boadu’s males have already got 10 titles within the cup competitors, which is ready for its first closing in 4 years following disruption of the home match calendar, first by a bribery and match-fixing scandal and second by the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Sunday, Afutu headed residence to place Hearts within the lead within the twelfth minute earlier than Mensah rounded the goalkeeper to place the ball in the back of the web within the 58th minute.
9 minutes later, Afriyie accomplished the scoring for the Phobians with a penalty within the 53rd minute to place the facet on their approach to a attainable eleventh title.
Within the different semi-final sport, AshGold booked their place within the closing by a 4-1 win over Chelsea after extra-time.
The match ended 1-1 in regulation time after Stephen Sarfo scored for Chelsea within the 51st minute to cancel out Eric Esso’s free-kick objective on the stroke of half-time.
In extra-time, Amos Nkrumah gave AshGold the lead with a long-range effort in simply the second minute, two minutes earlier than Chelsea’s day modified from dangerous to worse by the sending off of Stephen Abaidoo for a second bookable offence.
Addai registered his second objective of the night time within the one hundred and fifth minute, rounding off the goalkeeper and calmly slotting into the web to make it 3-1 for the Miners earlier than half-time of additional time.
After the break, Seth Osei sealed the win with a objective three minutes to full-time to make it 4-1 to his facet.
The Obuasi-based outfit, who misplaced the 2012 closing to New Edubiase United, are on target to clinch their first FA Cup title since 1993 once they received their solely gold.