Hearts broke the deadlock in the 15th minute through a goal from Bismark Odoi, but Victor Sereboe levelled the score for the Porcupine Warriors 10 minutes after the break.
Victor Siriboe (55)
Bismark Odoi (15)
Douglas Tagoe (88)
Hearts played the last 35 minutes of the match with nine men. After Kotoko’s equaliser, Hearts vehemently protested and in the confusion, referee Bah Alhassan was booted down.
After ten minutes hold – up, referee Bah sacked both Seth Ampadu and captain Robert Hammond for challenging his decisions.
The nine-man Hearts of Oak team shook Kumasi by netting the winning goal through the foot of Douglas Tagoe with two minutes to end proceedings.
16 soccer fans died and several others were injured in a stampede after the match.
This was the first major disaster between Hearts and Kotoko.
On this day 3 May 2012 (Exactly 8 years ago today) Maxwell Konadu was appointed as assistant coach of the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association.
The appointment of the Asante Kotoko coach was confirmed by the GFA following the announcement of some changes in the backroom staff of the various national teams.
Konadu assisted Kwesi Appiah, with Nasam Yakubu taking over as the goalkeepers’ trainer.
Head coach: James Akwasi Appiah
Assistant coach: Maxwell Konadu
Goalkeepers trainer: Nasam Yakubu
Team Doctor: Dr. Adam Baba
Physiotherapist: Col. Ofosu Anim
Masseur: Samuel Ankomah
Welfare Officer – Sarbahn Quaye
Equipment Officer – Ismail Hamidu
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