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Berry Ladies Kick Off 2024 with a 2-1 Win Over Police Ladies | Victoria Salifu & Regina Donkor on Target

Berry Ladies FC picked all three points with a thrilling 2-1 win over Police Ladies FC at Madina Astroturf on Monday noon.

Victoria Salifu and Regina Donkor were on target as Berries ushered in 2024 with an entertaining victory.

Berry Ladies FC conceded few minutes into the first half with the visitors keeping the contest alive until there was a come back both first and second half of the tournament

First half

Berry Ladies FC started the game well, with both Comfort Cobinnah and Jacqueline Amponsah having efforts inside the first three minutes.

Regina Donkor was needed to make a strong block to deny Sophia, but Police Ladies FC were grateful to their goalkeeper, as she saved well from Janet Osei Korkor before Victoria Salifu’s follow-up was blocked by the captain.

Their forward twice went close, Elizabeth Ayebea headed off target and their defends denied Martha Appiah as Berry Ladies dominated.

Police Ladies FC did have a goal in the first half of the game, but Victoria Salifu fizzed a spectacular goal to equalize as Berry Ladies FC continued to pile forward without reward before the break ending in the first half with a draw.

Second half

After the interval it took the Berry Ladies FC fewer than four minutes to continue to pile pressure on Police Ladies.

Berry Ladies FC threatened to run away with the game, with their goal keeper denying Priscilla Sintim Agyemang and Jacqueline Amponsah twice in quick succession.

Their defends were in action again as they clawed away Victoria and Cynthia Boakye’s effort, and Janet Osei Korkor headed just wide from Martha Appiah’s teasing cross.

Coach Freeman Amponsah made more than two changes on in the second half, with Felicity Antwi, Ernestina Amoateng and Hannah Buabeng all brought on for Cynthia Boakye Yiadom, Janet Korkor Osei  and Comfort Cobinnah, and almost immediately Felicity Agyei-Antwi became the latest player to be thwarted by their goal keeper.

Berries would hit the front with 20 minutes to go, though, as Martha Appiah and Jacqueline Amponsah combined superbly down the right, but Jacqueline was fouled almost in the 18 square(Outside the box), getting a free kick for Berry Ladies FC

And Berry Ladies FC extended their advantage within four minutes as Regina Donkor sent in a delicious outside-of-the-boot ball from the free kick straight to the net with less than 15 minutes remaining allowing Regina Donkor to make it 2-1 from the free kick to seal the three points.



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