The Porcupine Warriors paid dearly for their extravagance in front of goal as the Phobians went ahead of the Miners to reduce the gap between them and their rivals at the top
Kumasi Asante Kotoko were beaten 0-1 at home when they hosted Heart of Lions in mid-week.
The Porcupine Warriors enjoyed possession throughout the game but had to pay for their profligacy in the second half courtesy a penalty goal from Hudu Yakubu. The Kpando lads have goalkeeper Mozart to thank. The shot-stopper stole the show with his brilliant saves to ensure Lions leave Kumasi with the maximum points.
Ebusua Dwarfs recorded their biggest win of the season after thrashing Amidaus Professionals 4-0 at the Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast. The win comes in handy as J.E Sarpong’s boys face a difficult battle to maintain their premier league status.
Another relegation threatened side, Aduana Stars recorded an important 1-0 victory over King Faisal, while Bismark Idan’s lone goal against Liberty Professionals gave New Edubiase United all three points.
Elsewhere, Inter Allies gave their survival chances a major boost after a hard-fought 3-2 win over former champions, Berekum Chelsea. Ndiaye Talla stole the show after netting a brace for Inter Allies.
Accra Hearts of Oak are now eight points behind arch rivals, Asante Kotoko following a 2-1 win over Ashgold. Emmanuel Osei’s 84th minute penalty gave the visitors the consolation.
Sekondi Hasacas’ top four dreams have been brightened after defeating Bechem United 2-0.