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Match Report: Medeama held by Great Olympics in season opener

Medeama were held to a pulsating 1-1 draw by Great Olympics in ourĀ  2020-21 season at home to Great Olympics on Sunday.

A goal in each half ensured the two teams shared the spoils at the Akoon Park.

Defender Ali Ouattara opened the scoring for the Mauve and Yellow with a powerful header in the first half.

But the visitors pulled parity after Michael Yeboah headed in the equalizer.

The home side will feel downhearted after spurring several goal scoring opportunities.

Stand in coach Hamza Obeng kept faith with the troops that have excelled for the team in the past two seasons.

Justice Blay bossed the midfield alongside Eric Kwakwa and Michael Yeboah.

But Olympics captain Gladson Awako impressed heavily with sleek passing, causing so much trouble for the home side.

Medeama controlled the tempo of the game but struggled to cement their possession after the visitors took charge.

Great Olympics displayed fantastic football artistry at the Akoon Park to earn a well deserved point.

But Medeama are unhappy after referee Eric Prempeh disallowed a perfect goal.

It’s a massive result for the Wonder club who were largely seen as the underdogs.

And they achieved that feat with superb display against the two-time FA Cup holders.

The result left Medeama SC in 7th place while Olympics sits 3rd after Matchday One.