Accra Lions defeated Karela United 2-1 on match day two of the 2022/23 betPawa Premier League at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday for their first points of the season.

Samuel Gyimah and Daniel Kwame Awuni scored for the hosts within the first-half earlier than Enock Agblenyo grabbed the comfort purpose for the ‘Pride and Passion’ lads within the second-half.

The win within the matchday two fixture takes Accra Lions to the ninth spot on the league log with three points, the identical points as Karela United, who’re simply above them.

Accra Lions had a greater begin to the game and threatened to break the impasse twice within the first fifteen minutes earlier than a Dennis Votere mistake virtually gifted Karela the lead within the seventeenth minute.

Samuel Gyimah glanced within the opener for the hosts after 24 minutes from the close to posts. The purpose got here from a well-worked free-kick at the left facet of the field.

Three minutes later, Daniel Kwame Awuni made it 2-0 for Accra Lions with a strike from the sting of the penalty area.

Ibrahim Tanko’s facet maintained their management over the game to finish the first-half with two goals forward.

At the hour mark, second-half substitute Enock Agblenyo pulled one again for Karela United by a tame effort from the center of the field.

The hosts held on to win 2-1 at full-time.

Accra Lions will play host to newcomers Tamale City on Thursday, September 22 on matchday three whereas Karela United will welcome Dreams FC to the CAM Park on Sunday, September 25.

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