MTN FA CUP: Legon Cities FC dispatch Great Olympics on penalties for round of 16 ticket

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The Royals played as guest to Great Olympics FC on Saturday afternoon, at the Accra Sports Stadium in the 2023 MTN FA Cup round of 32 clash.

Legon Cities FC despite having the biggest share by dominating play especially in the first half of the encounter could not punish manager Yaw Preko’s side to end the session goalless.

Great Olympics after recess, showed better performance with some explicit and eye-catching football by pushing the visitors to the wall. However, also failed to make count their proficiency upfront like Legon Cities FC in the first department.

The die embers saw, the travellers well structured and energized, ready to ambush Great Olympics for the win but all efforts went missing.

Full duration recorded a 0-0 draw, with game travelling to penalty shootouts.

Eventually, Legon Cities FC won 4-3, on penalties and through to the next stage of this year’s FA Cup. Thanks to Sylvester Sackey’s penalty save.

Story Kolog Bonaventure

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