Nurudeen Mohammed Yussif named man of the match in Asante Kotoko's goalless draw with Heart of Lions

Published on: 18 September 2023

In a fiercely contested match that saw defenses standing tall, Asante Kotoko's Nurudeen Mohammed Yussif emerged as the standout performer, earning him the title of "Man of the Match."

The game yesterday was balanced in the early stages all the action was centered in the middle of the park.

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Fredrick Asare had to alert to pull off a save to deny Heart of Lions a goal in the 29th minute.

The Porcupine Warriors managed to put pressure on Heart of Lions as the game headed to halftime. Tedeku's long range effort went wide off target in the 43rd minute.

Both teams headed into the dressing room with no goals.

Goalkeeper Asare pulled another safe in the 55th minute to deny the visitors a lead in the encounter.

Coach Prosper Ogum changed his personnel in the 57th minute Ouattara replaced Somuah.

Asare was now a problem for Heart of Lions attackers the goalkeeper denied them in the 64th minute with a flying save.

Both teams made further changes to their starting eleven but the score remained goalless.

Asante Kotoko will travel to Bibiani to take on Gold Stars in the next game. Heart of Lions will play Great Olympics.