MTN FA Cup: Kotoko, Hearts qualify for next round

MTN FA Cup Champions defending champions, Asante Kotoko won a penalty shoot-out to beat third-tier Storm Academy on Sunday and sneak into the MTN FA Cup last 32.

Both teams failed to find the back of the net in regulation time.

The Porcupine Warriors recovered from Wahab Adams’ opening miss to scale the hurdle.

Their rivals, Hearts of Oak needed a Joseph Esso lone strike to progress at the expense of Accra Young Wise.

In the all premier league clash, AshantiGold defeated Bechem United in Obuasi.

League leaders Medeama overcame lower tier side OilCity FC in Sekondi.

Meanwhile, Berekum Chelsea and Ebusua Dwarfs were sent crashing out of the tournament by teams in the lower tier.


Mighty Jets 0-1 Tema Youth

Jeffisi United 0-2 Wa All Stars FC

Vision FC 0-1 Liberty Professionals

Dreams FC 4-1 Mepom Vatens FC

Inter Allies 1-0 Immigration FC

Emmanuel FC 0-1 Nania

AshantiGold 1-0 Bechem United

Samartex 0-0 Kerala (Karela win 4-2 on Penalties)

Akatsi All-Stars 1-0 Agbozume Weavers

Asante Kotoko 0-0 Storm Academy (Kotoko win 6-5 on penalties)

Bis Paradise 1-1 Nzema Kotoko (Paradies win 5-4 on penalties)

Unistar Academy 2-0 Swanpomaa F C

Oil City 1-2 Medeama SC

Accra Young Wise 0-1 Hearts of Oak

Aduana Stars 1-0 Young Wise Apostles

Eleven Wonders 3-1 Techiman City FC

Likpe Heroes 0-0 WAFA (WAFA win 5-3 on penalties)

New Edubiase 1-0 Thunderbolt FC

Sankara Nationals FC 0-8 Wa Suntaa FC

Bebeto FC 0-0 Hearts of Lions (Bebeto win 4-3 on penalties)

Soccer Intellectuals FC 0-4 Elmina Sharks

Bolga Soccer Masters 3-0 Zuarungu FC

River Plate Athletic Club 0-1 Asokwa Deportivo

Kotoku Royals vs Madina Republicans – Rained off

Ebusua Dwarfs 0-1 Star Madrid FC

Berekum Chelsea 0-1 Berekum Arsenal

Bibiani Gold Stars 5-2 Enchi All-Stars

Kintampo Top Talent 4-1 Unity FC

Kenyasi New Dreams vs Bamboi City FC – Rained off

Techiman Eleven Wonders 3-1 Techiman City FC

Winneba United FC 2-0 Venomous Vipers

DC United 0-0 Brong Ahafo United (DC United win 5-4 on penalties)

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