Forward Prince Owusu Agyeman netted the only goal as Medeama SC beat Asante Kotoko at the Akoon Park on match day four of the Ghana Premier League.
The inform forward converted an early penalty to separate the two side on the day.
Agyenim Boateng was fouled in the box after just a minute into the game before the former New Edubiase striker elected himself and made no mistake from the spot.
Kotoko’s biggest chance of the half came when Augustine Okrah’s effort was calmly grabbed by goalkeeper Ofori Antwi.
Medeama began to control the game and went into recess with the solitary lead.
Few minutes after the break, the Porcupine Warriors were reduced to ten men after Imoro Ibrahim was red carded for a bad challenge on Daniel Agyin.
Medeama enjoyed the numerical advantage but could not add another goal as they strolled too an impressive victory at the Akoon Park.
The win sends the Mauve and Yellows top of the table, albeit temporarily.
The game was watched by former England and Liverpool legend Emile Heskey.