…Top Star Gladson Awako nets spectacular free-kick for Olympics
Player of the month, skillful and amazing Gladson Awako scored from a direct free-kick on Saturday evening to power the Wonder Club, Accra Great Olympics to a 2-0 victory over local rivals Hearts of Oak in the 11th week Ghana Premier League fixture.
Great Olympics, the football club with most accolade in the world played as the away team at the Accra Sports Stadium, but were so confident and really exposed the Phobians.
In a game where Hearts of Oak had a good start, the team could not capitalize to score an early goal, allowing the visitors to grow in confidence as the game progressed.
Olympics had a freekick in the 13th minute and the attacking midfielder, Gladson Awako stepped up and stunningly converted to expertly shoot his team into the lead.
Despite a good response from Hearts of Oak, the Dade Boys would go on to make it 2-0 three minutes later through rising star winger Maxwell Abbey who volleyed his none drop effort into the back of the net of the Phobians.
Throughout the pulsating encounter that ensued from there on, Hearts of Oak enjoyed the better of possession and created a good number of chances but could not score as the technical ideas of young coaches Yaw Preko, Godwin Attram and Olele Kingson worked to perfection.
They also had massive support from welfare manager, George Alhasan and an inspiring management who were hungry for success.
In the end, Great Olympics has held on to win 2-0 to ensure they bag the maximum three points.
Hearts of Oak aka ‘The Phobians’ have dropped to sixth on the Ghana Premier League table while Great Olympics move up to the third spot.
Hearts Serbian coach Papic really has to work on his defence especially the goalkeeping are as Richard Aryee has not proved his worth as leading goalie of the glorious club. He was honest however in defeat to say Oly were destined to win the day.