In a thrilling showdown on Match Day 6 of the BetPawa Premier League, the “Pride of the North,” Real Tamale United (RTU), embarked on a remarkable journey from Tamale to Accra to face off against the formidable Accra Lions. What unfolded was an exhilarating display of football as RTU managed to secure the coveted three maximum points, marking their second consecutive victory in the league.
The final scoreline was a testament to RTU’s prowess, with the scoreboard reading Accra Lions 1-3 RTU.
RTU wasted no time in stamping their authority on the pitch. In the 6th minute of the game, their sharpshooter, Baba Kushibo, fired the opening salvo by finding the back of the net. This early goal set the tone for RTU’s dominating performance.
Not content with just one, the “Pride of the North” continued their attacking onslaught. Alhassan Mankuyeli was quick to follow suit, finding the mark in the 13th minute. It was a testament to RTU’s offensive coordination and the skills of their forward line that allowed them to maintain a two-goal lead.
Accra Lions, however, were not willing to surrender easily. On the 56th minute, Ali Abdul Rahman managed to reduce the deficit for his team. It was a moment of respite for the home side and showcased their determination to fight back.
But RTU wasn’t done yet. In the 67th minute, Abdul Aziz displayed his prowess, adding another goal to the tally for the visiting team. This proved to be the final blow, as RTU managed to maintain their advantage, securing the victory in an impressive fashion.
The match was a testament to RTU’s resilience and determination. Traveling from Tamale to Accra was no small feat, but they overcame the challenges and left with three precious points in hand. With two consecutive wins under their belt, they have announced their intentions in the BetPawa Premier League.
For Accra Lions, it was a valiant effort, and they will surely look to regroup and come back stronger in their future encounters.
As the BetPawa Premier League continues to unfold, fans can expect more intense showdowns and remarkable feats on the pitch. The “Pride of the North” RTU, with their recent triumph, has set the stage for an exciting journey in the league.
By: Musah Abdul-Rahim