Heart of Lions showcased impressive character as they battled to a 2-2 draw against Medeama Sporting Club in the outstanding Round 15 game of the 2023/24 Ghana Premier League season.
The clash between the Kpando-based club and the Yellow and Mauve outfit unfolded at the Hohoe Sports Stadium, offering football enthusiasts a spectacle of skill, determination, and tenacity.
In the first half, Medeama SC demonstrated their prowess, securing a narrow lead with a well-timed strike from Osah Bernardino Tetteh in the 34th minute. The defending league champions seemed poised for dominance after Ruben Hennessy’s own goal in the 72nd minute extended their lead to two goals.
Just when it appeared that Heart of Lions was facing a formidable challenge, the team exhibited resilience in the final 10 minutes of the game. A penalty kick expertly converted by Ebenezer Abban inched the hosts closer, reducing the deficit.
In a dramatic turn of events, Ruben Hennessy redeemed himself by adding his name to the scoresheet in the dying minutes of the game. This late surge ensured that Heart of Lions staged an impressive comeback, forcing the match to conclude in a 2-2 draw.
Despite the commendable performance and securing a valuable point, Heart of Lions remains anchored at the bottom of the league table. Medeama SC, on the other hand, concludes the first half of the league campaign in the 8th position on the league log. The thrilling encounter added another chapter to the captivating narrative of the Ghana Premier League, leaving fans eagerly anticipating more exhilarating moments in the upcoming fixtures.