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Sports News of Monday, 9 April 2018


Aduana Stars score three penalties in 6-1 win over Fosa

Aduana Stars took control of their CAF Confederation Cup playoff against Fosa Juniors of Madagascar with a convincing first-leg win.

The Ghanaian champions produced a scintillating performance to annihilate Fosa 6-1 at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park.

The visitors drew the first blood of the game in the 4th minute when Jose Randrianantenaina's right foot shot beat goalkeeper Joseph Addo.

Five minutes later Elvis Opoku drew Aduana Stars level with a sublime strike from outside the box.

Yahaya Mohammed came close to putting the Fire Boys ahead in the 14th minute but his effort struck the framework.

Left-back Justice Anane was brought down in the box after 33 minutes in the first half.

Sam Adams stepped up to put Aduana Stars in the lead from the spot.

Five minutes to recess, Bright Agyei was tripped from behind in the box. With no hesitation referee, Papa Bakary Gassama awarded a second penalty to the hosts.

Sam Adams once again scored from the spot to make it 3-1.

Zakaria Mumuni made it four, also converting a penalty.

Two goals in two minutes by Elvis Opoku and Bright Agyei with both being assisted by Nathaniel Asamoah completed the mauling.

The six goals extend their tally to 12 in two games after thumping Inter Allies 6-0 in the Ghana Premier League last week.

The Fire Boys look unstoppable and will make the trip to Madagascar for the second leg brimming with confidence.