In a thrilling Round 16 encounter at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium on February 12, Karela United delivered a stunning performance, securing a 2-0 victory over nine-time FA Cup winners, Asante Kotoko.
The first half witnessed both teams displaying commendable skills, but neither managed to break the deadlock. The turning point came two minutes into the second half when Solomon Aboagye’s strike gave Karela United the crucial lead.
Despite Asante Kotoko’s relentless efforts to equalize, they couldn’t find the back of the net. In the 65th minute, Giyas extended Karela United’s lead with a spectacular shot, sealing a 2-0 win for the team.
With this impressive triumph, Karela United advances to the quarterfinals of the MTN FA Cup, eagerly anticipating the upcoming challenges from other qualified teams. As Asante Kotoko bows out, football enthusiasts are left buzzing with excitement, reflecting on the unpredictable nature of the beautiful game.