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Kotoku Royals and Nsoatreman draw 0-0 in battle of new boys

The 2022/23 Ghana Premier League (GPL) match-day 3 round of games saw newcomers Kotoku Royals and Nsoatreman FC share the spoils with a goalless game on Sunday.

The two sides have each won once in the league and a chance to claim a second victory was well offered.

But it was Nsoatreman who could count their luck due to the penalty miss in the 69th minute of the clash by their hosts.

Kotoku Royals starting lineup featured skipper Kingsley Afriyie, Fawzi Ali in defence and Augustine Boakye as the striker.

Nsoatreman paraded experienced GPL campaigners Baba Mahama and Richard Akrofi as well as Stephen Diyou in their side.

Both teams had a good first half with Kotoku coming close only to be denied by the woodwork.

The game was open enough to record the opener but both goalkeepers held on to a clean sheet till the break.

After halftime, Kotoku Royals played better. The hosts maintained their pressure, claiming a penalty but missed.

Their visitors chose a point as the game headed to its closure.

Nsoatreman goalkeeper, Yaw Owusu Ansah was adjudged man-of-the-match for making 4 saves, including a penalty.

Kotoku Royals will take on Bechem United on matchday four while Nsoatreman will face Karela United.


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