Accra Great Olympics returned to winning ways. Coach Yaw Preko’s men dominated their counterparts of Inter Allies defeating them 2-0. A Ghana Premier League day9 game that took place at the Accra Sports stadium on Friday.
Striker Maxwell Nii Abbey scored a penalty in each half to give the Wonder Club a well-deserved win.
The win marks new Coach Yaw Preko’s dream return to management after a three-year absence from top-flight football.
Yaw Preko’s men are now back into the top four – just a point behind leaders AshantiGold SC.
Olympics captain Gladson Awako solidified his position as the bona fide great of the club after another superb display against their rivals.
Kingsley Braye produced the first moment of quality on 14 minutes when Olympics goalkeeper saved his in-swinging shot.
Another opportunity followed soon after, this time for Nafiu Sulemana. He who spun on an incisive ball from Richmond Lamptey and dispatched a shot that was claimed again by the shot-stopper.
Olympics took the lead through Maxwell Nii Abbey in the 9th minute after Desmond Abanga was adjudged to have committed a foul in the 18-yard box.
Both sides squandered several goal scoring opportunities.
Olympics continued to press forward. And in one of those powerful drive, the ball struck the hand of substitute Ernest Adu. Referee Musah Mubarik had no choice but to award a second penalty to the home side.
Again, Maxwell Nii Abbey elected himself. And he succeeded in displacing goalkeeper Rashid Seidu to make it 2-0 with 10 minutes left on the clock.
The result takes Olympics back into the top four after nine matches. While Inter Allies continue to stay in the drop zone.