Doreen Copson’s Late Strike Helps Hasaacas Ladies Pip Berry Ladies

Hasaacas Ladies FC continued the dominance over Berry Ladies with a 78th minute strike from Doreen Copson to set up the 2022/2023 Malta Guinness Women’s Premier League to a flying start…

A newly recruited Hasaacas Ladies side which had 4 debutants debuting in the starting lineup secured a 1-0 win.

Hasaacas Ladies’ dominance extended to 5 wins in 7 outings with Berry Ladies FC.

Line up

Coach Yussif Basigi fielded Grace Banwaa in goal post and she had in front of her, Linda Eshun, Abiba Issah, Fatimata Fuseini and Comfort Owusu.

Doreen Copson, Success Ameyaa, Efuwa Asabel and Faustina Nyame Aidoo were the players in the middle and leading the attack were Doris Boaduwaa and Fidous Yakubu.

What happened

It was a bright weather likened for association football and Hasaacas Ladies made their way onto the Gyandu Park field with 9 new faces out of the 18 players that made the match day squad list.

It was the visitors that kicked the game underway…the brightest chance for the half fell on the path of Doris Boaduwaa who saw her kick thwarted by goalkeeper Portia Asantewaa.

Fidous Yakubu came close but her long range effort whiskered off goal.

It ended nil in the first half and the return to the field from recess proved much can be expected from this new crop Hasaacas Ladies side.

On the 78th minute, Comfort Owusu had a clean ran through 3 players and upon entering the goal area she was brought down just on the edge of the goal post.

Doreen Copson stood up and sent in a thunderbolt which left Portia Asantewaa no chance of getting to it.

The strike from Doreen Copson helped Hasaacas Ladies FC to a 1-0 win.

Next up

The team travel to Essiam Socrates on match day 2.