Ghana premier League side Ashgold SC sealed their place in the Betway invitational cup with a well deserved 2-1 triumph over Liberty Professionals at the Len Clay Park.
The Miners raced into an early minute after Saddick Adams had kept his cool from the spot before Salia Outara sealed the win with 4 minutes to regulation time.
Ashgold SC feasted on their perfect start to the 4-club showdown with an early minute opener after some lacklustre defending from their capital based visitors.
Sadick Adams kept his cool to slot the ensuing penalty just 11 minutes into the game to give Ashgold a deserved lead.
Series of top notch saves from Dida in post for the Soccer lads toned down the score at 1-0 before recess to keep Liberty Professionals in the game.
A blistering start to the second department of the game handed Liberty Professionals a lifeline into the game but for the world class saves from Robert Dabuo managing the post for the Aboakese boys.
The game look destined for a 1-0 win before late strikes at either ends made it 2-1 for Ashgold SC.
Salia Outtara doubled the lead for the host with a toxic shot 4 minutes to regulation before Liberty Professionals halved the deficit deep into injury time.
Ashgold SC will take on the winner of Aduana Stars and Medeama SC in the other semi final match at the Len Clay Sports Stadium on Sunday January 20, 2019.