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KNUST Defeat UG Legon On Penalties To Win First-Ever Title

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) climaxed the 27th Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) games by winning their first-ever silverware in the male football competition.
KNUST extended their unbeaten streak in the competition after sharing spoils with University of Ghana (UG, Legon) in the grand finale at the Paa Joe Park on Friday afternoon.

KNUST commenced the game on a good note with an intense pressure on the male football team of University of Ghana to open the score in the early minutes of the game.

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Talented midfielder Daniel Asiedu brilliantly snatched the opener for the KNUST with an audacious strike on the 8th minute of the game.

The first half of the game ended in a 1-0 win for the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

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In the second half, University of Ghana warmed themselves into the game with a different style of play which eventually paid off with the leveller after the hour-mark.

KNUST Defeat UG Legon On Penalties To Win First-Ever Title
KNUST Defeat UG Legon On Penalties To Win First-Ever Title

A 68th minute strike from Paul Attah Yeboah forced the crunchy clash into a penalty shootouts which KNUST emerged victors.

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Despite dominating the remaining minutes of the game, University of Ghana failed to make their goal glaring opportunities count as the fixture ended in a 1-1 draw.

KNUST goalkeeper Vincent Osei was the hero during the penalty shootouts after saving two spot-kicks to aid his side to lift the prestigious trophy 5-4 on penalties.

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