Hearts of Oak’s got off a bad start at their newly adopted home venue in Cape Coast after losing 3-1 to Ashanti Gold.
Coach Henry Willington has a long season at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium after tasting his first defeat at the venue.
James Akaminko gave Ashanti Gold the lead in the 9th minute after capitalizing on a rebound.
Winger Amos Addai made it 2-0 10minutes after recess before Joseph Esso pulled one back for Hearts of Oak from a thunderous strike.
Striker Mumuni Shafiu restored Ashanti Gold’s two-goal lead as he got the third goal for the visitors.
The result will push Ashanti Gold temporarily to the summit of the League table with 6 points from two matches.
By Frank Darkwah