With news yesterday that the team is currently in crises as a result of disunity among the players, the team has defied the odds and produced a famous 0-1 away win against Wamanafo Mighty Royals in a hard fought match.
In a keenly contested game, with the home team expected by many to win the match, Gbewaa FC fought hard to take all the three maximum points to boost their chances of surviving relegation.
Before today’s fixture, Gbewaa FC had only won three home games with three draws and nine defeats, which has them occupying 15th on the league log. The victory today against Mighty Royals was their first away win of the season.
Mighty Royals performance last week against Tamale Steadfast Fc had many to believe that, victory was theirs going into today’s game.
But Gbewaa FC took the game to a different level with an impressive performance in the first half, which helped them to take the lead before the half time break through Kabiru Alhassan.
The home team fought back with unceasing pressure but the away side was so determined to carry on with the lead.
With the intense pressure in the game, Charles Agyemang was shown a red card on 90+4 minute for descent, and another was shown to Gbewaa FC coach.
What does this results meant to Gbewaa FC, they still maintain their 15th position but with one point behind their closed relegation battlers Techiman City and Unity FC.
They have also moved a step up in their performance in their first two games of the second round, as compared to the first round where they only recorded two draws in two games.
They played a goalless draw against Wa Suntaa SC last weekend, and today they won against a team they played 2-2 with in the first round.
Next for Gbewaa FC is a game at home against Berekum Arsenals at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, with this win it will help strengthen their morale going into this tough contest against one of the favorite team’s to qualify for the Premiership.
The team will also have to fine a lasting solution to the internal issues in their team, which has brought disunity among the playing body and the technical team, if they are truly fighting for a relegation survival.
By Saaka Yakubu Issah