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Sports News of Monday, 1 May 2017


Ghana @60 anniversary game: Black Giants thrill fans

Black Giants played the curtain raiser for the Hearts-Kotoko game play videoBlack Giants played the curtain raiser for the Hearts-Kotoko game

It's a game that will leave undeletable memories on the minds of the teeming Hearts and Kotoko fans who gathered to see their teams battle for the 50,000 cash prize.

Players of the Black Giants, a name that's in sharp contrast to their physical features produced a beautiful game to prepare the way for the Hearts versus Kototo anniversary clash.

Divided into two teams; Team Yellow and Team Red, the game commenced with Team Red stamping their authority in the game.

Their persistence and stylish display paid off in the seventh minute when they got the opener.

With the game in their hands, Team Red continued their dominance and missed a couple of great opportunities.

With few minutes for the first department of the game to come to a close, a swift counter attacking football by team yellow resulted in the equalizer.

The second half happened to be the half that drew a lot of applause and cheers from the fans. It was full of showboating, dummies and stylish displays that sent the sizeable crowd into utter ecstasy.

Team Yellow got their 2nd goal of the afternoon through a Messi-like build up by number 11 shirted, Saviola who took the ball deep from midfield, dribbled past three Team Red players before putting the ball beyond the reach of the goalie.

His beautifully orchestrated goal left the fans with no option but to rousingly applaud an exquisite goal.

Team Red mounted pressure in the closing minutes to get the much needed equalizer.