Sports News of Thursday, 9 June 2016
Ghana record Premier League champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko thrashed the Stephen Appiah led world XI by four goals to one at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
The game an initiative of Ghana’s number one Sports event house, Primeval Media in conjunction with Ex Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah was aimed at promoting and educating Ghanaians on the need for peace and unity before, during and after the elections in November.
Liverpool legend, Emile Heskey recounted his glorious days with a swift turn after a lovely through ball from Appiah saw him hit a low power drive shot pass the helpless Felix Annan in goal for Kotoko.
Kotoko new signing, Emmanuel Osei Carlos marked his club debut with a goal after he was put through in on goal by enterprising Burkina Faso international and Kotoko’s best performer of the match, Halipha Sodogo.
Substitute Bennett Ofori nicknamed ‘Cristiano Ronaldo’ made the game a Fiesta for the Kotoko faithful present as he scored a hat trick after replacing Carlos for the commencement of the second half.