|Date||Time||League||Season||Match Day||Full Time|
|February 26, 2021||3:00 pm||Ghana Premier League (GPL)||2020-2021||16||90'|
|Accra Sports Stadium - Osu|
|Accra Sports Stadium, Starlets 91 Road, Ministries, Victoriaborg, Greater Accra Region, 0302, Ghana|
A rather uncharacteristic Great Olympics side exhibited what many of their teeming fans will describe as a game the dade boys came unprepared.
with a combustive midfield of 5 players, Olympics played majority of the ball within themselves, passing the ball too many times while their opponent watched and mapped out strategy to keep their host at bay.
it was a 45 minutes where both sides did not create any meaningful chance, having more of the game centred around the midfield area of the pitch.
Playing two new players as replacements for the suspended Maxwell Abbey Quaye and Samuel Ashie Quaye who is out on international duties.
Coach Annor Walker talked his players into several movements on the field with Kwabena Boateng moving left for Michael Yebaoh to move right, but Seth Hoffman’s side maintained their system of keeping a tight midfield where Ushau Abu and Augustine Henneh controlled affairs.
It was only after 40 minutes of game play that Galdson Awako produced a powerful shot near the penalty area, but it went way off target, but before then former Olympics Striker Emmanuel Clottey who was striking against his former club came close to scoring but had his shot flying off target.
Berekum Chelsea raisd their game further in the second half, pushing to get the first goal, coach Hoffman brought on Kwesi Sefa for Ushau Abu, and Osman Nasiru to strengthen his midfield and to supply ball to their attackers led by Kofi Owusu and Emmanuel Clottey, but on two occasions, Ebenezer Sekyere denied them chance to score.
Coach Walker then brought on his bulky striker Manaf Madasiru to stand in between the central defenders of Chelsea, so as to create space for Michael Yeboah and Gladson Awako.
The introduction of Mudasiru was certainly coach Walkers bet decision of the day as it significantly changed the Olympics front line, and in only 2 minutes of coming to the game, Mudasiru exploited the weakness in physique of his markers to create the opportunity for MIcheal Yeboah to shoot home the only goal of the day.
That seemed the on ly goal of the day, as Great Olympics resorted to defensive play whiles Chelsea attacked in droves, only to be denied goal by the agility of goalkeeper Saeed Salifu in goal for Olympics.
Accra Great Olympics move back to 2nd on the league log with the victory.