MTN FA CUP R64: Hearts, Kotoko progress as Inter Allies bow out


Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko have progressed to the next round of the MTN FA Cup.

Both giants won their respective games against Liberty Professionals and BYFA respectively.

A brace from winger Daniel Afriyie Barnieh on Wednesday afternoon powered Hearts of Oak to defeat Liberty Professionals 3-0 in the Round 64 stage of the MTN FA Cup.

Today’s emphatic win against Liberty Professionals sends Hearts of Oak to the Round 32 of the MTN FA Cup Competition.

Asante Kotoko also recorded an emphatic 2-0 win over Bekwai Youth Football Academy (BYFA) to advance to the Round 32 of the MTN FA Cup.

The Ghana Premier League record-holders today played as a guest to the lower-tier outfit in the Round 64 stage of this season’s MTN FA Cup competition.

Dominating play throughout the 90 minutes, Fabio Gama Dos Santos scored to give Asante Kotoko the lead in the 51st minute and Emmanuel Keyekeh 10 minutes later powered the Reds to wrap up an important 2-0 win.

Premier League side Inter Allies also lost 5-1 to Tema Youth.


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