Eric Bosumtwi delivered a stunning goal to secure Bibiani GoldStars their first victory of the season against Asante Kotoko at Dun’s Park on match day two.
The miners were determined to defeat The Porcupine Warriors on their own turf, as stated by head coach Michael Osei.
GoldStars began the game brightly and came close to scoring a goal, which was controversially disallowed by the referee.
In the 20th minute, Alex Aso took advantage of a mistake by Kotoko goalkeeper Frederick Asare and found the net, but the goal was disputed by the referee.
Kotoko’s goalkeeper, Frederick Asare, made a crucial save from Appiah McCarthy’s brilliant free kick in the 30th minute to deny the home side.
The first half concluded with a draw, with Bibiani Gold Stars dominating possession and creating more chances than Asante Kotoko.
In the second half, Prince Owusu Kwabena broke the deadlock in the 65th minute, putting Bibiani Gold Stars in the lead.
Five minutes later, Sherrif Mohammed equalized for Asante Kotoko with a powerful strike inside the box.
GoldStars regained the lead in the 73rd minute when Eric Bosuntwi unleashed a superb strike from 25 yards into the top corner of the right post.
Despite Steven Mukwala’s attempt to equalize for Asante Kotoko, goalkeeper Joe Baah was up to the task.
Bibiani Gold Stars held on to their lead, securing a 2-1 victory against Asante Kotoko in this thrilling encounter.