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Medeama halt losing streak with 1-1 draw at GoldStars

Struggling Medeama SC travelled to hold Bibiani GoldStars to a 1-1 draw in the absence of head coach David Duncan on match-day 7 of the 2022/23 Ghana Premier League (GPL).

After the team suffered their fourth straight defeat this campaign when they lost at home to Asante Kotoko, coach Duncan took a leave of absence for a scheduled appointment in Qatar. As a result, assistant coach Umar Abdul Rabi led the Yellows and Mauves to Dun’s Park on Wednesday.

And the visitors took a surprise lead just 13 minutes into the game.

Experienced midfielder Kwasi Donsu opened the scoring with his second goal of the campaign by feeding on a brilliant pass from winger Derrick Fordjour.

But striker Ibrahim Laar made it a third straight scoring outing by equalising for GoldStars in the 38 minute – his fourth goal so far.

The second half was more competitive and neither side managed to dominate as the game ended 1-1.

Bibiani GoldStars go 7th in the standings on 10 points while Medeama sit 13th with 7 points from as many games.

This is the second consecutive game in which Ibrahim Laar of GoldStars received the man-of-the-match award.

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