Hearts and Lions Top-four tie set for rematch on Friday after Wednesday's abandonment
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GHALCA have declared Friday as rematch day of Hearts of Oak and Heart of Lions Top-four reverse tie after Wednesday’s duel was abandoned due to extreme darkness and unavailability of floodlights at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Lions will still go into the game with a 1-0 aggregate lead as Wednesday’s outcome has completely been annulled by the competition’s regulations.
Ahmed Toure’s 68th minute strike for Hearts sent the game into penalty shoot-outs at the Accra Sports Stadium but officials directed the game should be abandoned following failures to get floodlights at the stadium to work due to power issues.
Lions will remain in Accra to continue their preparations for the off-season tournament though Accra-based radio station Asempa FM reports they might pull out of the game, GHANAsoccernet.com cannot independently confirm the claims.
AshGold have reached the final and are waiting for the outcome Hearts and Lions’ game for a final in Sunday. The Miners defeated Ghana Premier League champions Asante Kotoko 2-0 on aggregate after repeating a 1-0 win at the Len Clay Stadium on Wednesday.