Dreams FC, after a poor start to the competition, in a 1-0 loss to Aduana Stars , won 1-0 against Asante Kotoko and a recorded a similar scoreline against Techiman Eleven Wonders in the group stage before beating Medeama SC on penalties to set a date with Hearts in today’s final clash.
A quick look at the line ups for both sides:
03′- Dreams FC looking promising from the start but the Phobians look calm.
05′- Samudeen with a brilliant pass to Razak but he fails to control.
10′- GOAL!!! Daniel Kordie with a thunderous strike for Hearts of Oak. Beautiful pass from Samudeen, Brough but by More, finds Akrofi who locates Kordie, … and BAM! Hearts 1-0 Dreams FC
18′- Goal!!! Abdul Razak Cromwell restores parity for Dreams FC. Beautiful connection by the new boy. Game on!
28′- Dreams FC in control. Gawu releases a powerful drive but ball goes over the bar.
29′- Hearts restart. But Dreams FC win a throw-in
30′- Foul for Hearts. Bonney behind the ball around the center circle. S3nd a long onein buy headed away.
31′- Referee spots an infringement. Free kick for Hearts. Wasted! Goal kick for Dreams FC
32′- Dreams have a free kick around the center circle. Taken but Eric Gawu pushes his marker down for an infringement against Dreams.
34′- Dreams FC keeping possession, a long one to Gawu but it’s been headed away. Hearts attacking now.
35′- Hearts attack breaks down. Dreams exerting pressure on the Phobians.
38′- Hearts of Oak coiling to defend, Dreams FC possessing to attack.
43′- Hearts forced out of their shells now. Initiate an attack but Kordie’ pass fails to read lah Dauda. Dreams FC on the break.
45+1′- YELLOW CARD: Inusah Musah booked for a cynical tackle on Rashid Sharani
45+2′- HT: Hearts of Oak 1-1 Dreams FC
47′- Brilliant exchanges in the opening minutes of the second half
50′- Free kick for Hearts. Bonney behind the ball. Scuffle in the Dreams FC 18-box.
51′- Bonney with an excellent kick but Amoako pushes it over the line. Orner for Hearts.
55′- Leonard with a fantastic volley but Ben Mensahakes an nice save.
56′- Great interception from Inusah Musah who clears a brilliant cross from Sharani.
57′- Hearts gradually coming under the bullet.
58′- It’s the turn of Hearts now. Dauda finds Morten who sends a long one in but Daniel Kordie is unlucky this time.
60′- Brilliant control from Cromwell. Obviously a good buy for Dreams FC
61′- PENALTY! Ben Mensah whacks Eric Gawu who tears away from the Hearts defence beautifullyand Referee Isaka Afful couldn’t have missed it. A chance for Dreams FC to take the lead.
62′- GOAL!!! Leonard Owusu puts Dreams FC in front. Hearts will have to fight back now. Hearts 1-2 Dreams FC
65′- Hearts pushing for the equaliser. Free kick for Hearts. Bonney behind the ball, taken but Inusah Musah falls. Free kick for Dreams FC
68′- DREAMS FC SUB: Kwadjo Asamoah in for James Wiafe
70′- HEARTS SUB: Isaac Mensah in for Patrick Razak
72′- HEARTS SUB: Kouassi Alexander in for Cosmos Dauda
74′- Hearts of Oak lifting their gane now, keeping possession to attack
77′- Corner kick for Hearts. Dreams experiencin the heat now
78′- HEARTS SUB: Nasiri Zakari for Aminu Alhassan
80′- Game halts. Eric Gawu is down from an elbow from Inusah Musah. Inusah Musah is lucky he’s not penal
82′- RED CARD: Inusah Musah gets a second yellow card and takes an early shower.
85′- DREAMS FC SUB: Richard Addae comes on for Eric Gawu
86′- Brilliant save from Isaac Amoako from an equally brilliant t cross from Isaccharine Mensah.
88′- Dreams FC defendinlooking well and still pushing for a shocking additional goal.
90′- Regulation time over. 5′ of time added on
90+3′- Free kick for Hearts as Sharani a high boot on Morton.
90+4′- Corner kick for Hearts. Wasted!