Aduana Stars & Kotoko play with 10 men in a Premier League fixture due to superstition

Aduana Stars & Kotoko play with 10 men in a Premier League fixture due to superstition

- Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko have set a 'record' in world football by starting a game with 10 men players apiece

- Aduana Stars and Kotoko decided to start a Premier League fixture with 10 players at the Dormaa Park all because of superstition

- Per reports sighted by YEN.com.gh, before the crucial match, Kotoko who was moving to Dormaa decided to take a different route from directed by a local soothsayer they had consulted

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Two Ghanaian Premier League clubs, Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko have set a 'record' in world football by starting a game with 10 men players apiece.

Aduana Stars and Kotoko decided to start a Premier League fixture with 10 players at the Dormaa Park all because of superstition

Per reports sighted by YEN.com.gh, before the crucial match on Wednesday, January 19, 2020, Kotoko who was moving to Dormaa decided to take a different route from directed by a local soothsayer they had consulted.

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In the game, both Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko were playing with ten men due to superstitious beliefs which lasted for the first half.

Aduana defender Farouk Mohammed and Kotoko’s midfielder Martin Antwi were on the bench waiting to be introduced onto the field of play

However, Aduana Stars won the bragging rights on the day as reigned supreme over Asante Kotoko.

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The Ogya lads left it to secure the three points they were looking for thanks to Samuel Bioh's wonder strike.

The two clubs' actions didn't go unnoticed as they have been slammed by top football journalists in Ghana.

Michael Oti Adjei of TV3 wrote:

Angel FM's Saddick Adams also commented:

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In other news, Isaac Opeele Boateng, a former Kotoko coach has alleged that Edward Odoom, the interim Hearts of Oak coach is without an open office and spends his time after training under trees.

Odoom was elevated to the head coach position after Kim Grant was sacked after an abysmal start to the season.

Following the replacement of the former striker of Hearts of Oak, the team have experienced an upgrade from the bottom half of the table to the seventh position.

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