Asante Kotoko 1-1 Aduana Stars: Etouga scores and misses two penalties as Agyei snatches late equaliser

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The Porcupine Warriors could have further stretched their lead on top of the league log but they failed to utilize their chances

Asante Kotoko shared the spoils 1-1 with Aduana Stars on matchday 28 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday in their attempt to edge closer to winning the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League title.

After an early exchanges, Aduana looked like a side who could cause a havoc to Kotoko’s title ambitions as Yahaya Mohammed and Emmanuel Gyamfi came close to create half chances.

Mfegue saw his header narrowly missing the target after a cross from Imoro Ibrahim found him.

Mbella Etouga snatched the lead for Kotoko by 38th minute with a thunderous strike outside the penalty area.

The 20-year-old was played through by his countryman Georges Mfegue and he didn’t waste time as he slotted it home to the amazement of the vociferous home fans. The goal was Etouga’s 19th goal of the season for Kotoko.

After the break, Kotoko probed further to look for another goal.

Kotoko were handed a penalty on 68th minute but Etouga saw his effort saved by goalkeeper Robert Addo.

Kotoko had another chance to increase their lead when they got another penalty on 83rd minute and once again Etouga failed to score and frustration began to set in.

Bright Agyei snatched a late equalizer for Aduana by the 89th minute as he rose above his marker to head in a corner kick from Emmanuel Gyamfi.

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