Accra Hearts of Oak star midfielder Ibrahim Salifu is full of excitement following the Phonians 1-2 crucial against Legon Cities FC on Thursday night at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Nicknamed ‘Di Maria, Salifu was again at his quality best as he helped the Phonians to pick all three points in the game to reclaim the top spot on the league standings.
Midfielder Ansah Botchway and striker Kwadwo Obeng junior scored a goal each in the first half to give the Phonians a crucial matchday 30 victory of the Royals.
Hearts of Oak took the lead through Kwadwo Obeng Jnr in the 29th minute before midfielder Frederick Ansah Botchway doubled the lead with a thunderous strike.
Although Legon Cities FC will halve the deficit through a strike from Victorien Adje Adebayor in the 40th minute, Hearts of Oak held on in the second half to cruise to a 2-1 win at the end of the 90 minutes.
The win means that Samuel Boadu’s side have reclaimed the top spot with 56 points, same as Kotoko.
The Phobians are on top of the league standings by virtue of goal difference.
The former Eleven Wonders star took to Twitter to celebrate the important win.
— Salifu Ibrahim (@SalifuIbrah19) June 24, 2021
The Phobians will host Arch rivals Asante Kotoko on Sunday at the Accra Sports in the epic week 31 Super Clash