MTN FA Cup: King Faisal knock out Asante Kotoko; Karela United through to round of 32
King Faisal defeated Asante Kotoko for the second time this season within 25-days to eliminate the Porcupine Warriors from 2021/22 MTN FA Cup on Wednesday.
Baba Yahaya’s lone strike was enough to seal a 1-0 win for King Faisal at the Baba Yara stadium.
Kotoko lost 3-2 to their neighbours on December 5 at the same venue in a Ghana Premier League game.
Elsewhere, Karela United progressed to the next round after beating Medeama SC 5-4 on penalties following a 2-2 draw in regulation time. Amed Toure opened the scoring for the visitors in the 22nd minute before Samuel Kumi pulled parity for Karela United.
Medeama restored their lead through Ansu Kofi Patrick in the 32nd minute but the lead lasted for only seven minutes as Umar Bashiru scored from the spot bring the home side level. The second half did not produce a winner as the wont into shootout.
In Kpando, Heart of Lions also advanced to the round of 32 after beating WAFA 4-3 on penalties at the Kpando Sports Park.
Emmanuel Gyan score in the 8th minute for Lions. But the Academy Boys forced the game into penalty shootouts when they snatched the equalizer on the 90th minute.
Below are other Round of 64 results:
Tema Youth 1-1 Legon Cities (Legon Cities won 4-2 on penalties)
Unity Stars 1 – 2 Berekum Chelsea
AshantiGold 1 – 2 Bechem United
Elmina Sharks 3 – 2 Achiken FC
Tamale City 3 – 1 Steadfast FC
Hearts of Oak 1-0 Accra Lions
Aduana FC 4 – 1 Eleven Wonders
Real Atletico 1 – 1 Great Olympics (Real Atletico won 3-1 on penalties)
Dreams Tamale 1 – 1 Real Tamale United (Real Tamale United won 4-2 on penalties)
Hasaacas 0 – 1 Gold Stars
Koforidua Suhyen 1 – 2 First Klass
Berekum Arsenal 0 – 0 Young Apostles (Young Apostles won 5-4 on penalties)