MATCH REPORT: Tamale City sink Kotoku Royals deep into the sea
The battle of the relegation clubs was hosted at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium on Saturday with Coach John Eduafo Jnr tasting defeat after full time, following a 3-0 scoreline.
17th placed Tamale City FC stunned their Premier league debutants Kotoku Royals FC by deepen their woes in Premier league match week 16 fixture. Kotoku Royals rest bottom of the log with 10 points and needed a win to boost their survival but could not come good against Tamale City FC in Tamale.
With two first half goals for the host, Kotoku Royals were no match for Tamale City having failed to impress in both halves.
Red-hot striker Sampson Eduku scored the opener, two minutes to half the hour mark before Matthew Agama doubled their lead on the edge of half time to down spirit Kotoku Royals who were confident of a positive result from the clash.
Ten minutes after the hour mark, former Elmina Sharks FC and Medeama SC forward Justice Mensah placed the icing on the cake with Tamale City FC 3rd goal of the day.
15 minutes to full time, it was clear the visitors will pull one back considering the level of pressure and high intensity they pushed unto the host, nevertheless, their chances failed to smile at them, leaving them with just a win in their last three matches.
Kotoku Royals failing to score against Tamale City FC, means their attack could not shine in just a single game in their last three, having scored against Asante Kotoko SC and Bibiani GoldStars SC.
Meanwhile, the 3-0 defeat away leaves them 18th position having amassed 10 points with minus 18 goals whiles Tamale City boost of 15 points with minus two goals, sitting 17th for now.
Tamale City chances of surviving relegation looks likely as they host Medeama SC at home in their next game.
Kotoku Royals FC in the other hand, will square off with Karela United FC in Aiyinase.
Story Kolog Bonaventure