Tema Youth edged Bofoakwa Tano 1-0 at the Madina AstroTurf to go top of Group A on the opening day of the maiden Division One League (DOL) Super Cup.
The 8-club competition kicked off witnessed a barren stalemate between Bibiani GoldStars and Skyy FC Wednesday morning.
Tema Youth, who qualified for the competition after finishing second in Zone 3 of the 2020/21 Division One League, scored the only goal of the match through Emmanuel Marmah. The youngster was beautifully set up by Evans Osei Wusu to slot home in the 44th minute.
Back from recess, Bofoakwa Tano began to pile pressure in search of the equalizer but the defence of Tema Youth were resolute as they stopped the array of attacks from the Sunyani-based club.
Tema Youth captain Jeremiah Arkoful came close to scoring the second goal for his side but his shot was well saved by the goalkeeper of Bofoakwa to keep the score at 1-0.
Evans Osei Wusu – who finished last season as the club’s top scorer with 12 goals – was again put through by Daniel Appiah but the diminutive attacker shot wide as Tema Youth held on to win the game 1-0.
The next set of games in Group A are scheduled for Friday, October 15. Tema Youth will battle GoldStars while Bofoakwa take on Skyy FC.
Group B takes centre stage on Thursday Accra Lions FC will face FC Samartex 1996 in the morning fixture at 9 am.
Real Tamale United and Berekum Arsenals will, later in the afternoon, rekindle their Zone One rivalry in the capital.