Hearts of Oak and WAFA gave nothing much to cheer about in the first half of their week 19 fixture in front of a virtually empty Accra Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
It was the Phobians who made a brief attack into the visitors goal area on the 11th minute but Sulley Muntari’s well laid pass to Kojo Obeng Junior was headed out by WAFA goalkeeper, Kwadwo Bonsu to safety.
The return cross by Obeng Junior was fluffed by Isaac Mensah for WAFA’s goal kick. WAFA came close to finding the back of the net on the 26th minute but the final kick will hit Hearts goalkeeper, Richard Attah’s side net for a goal kick.
Hearts of Oak came up with a fine chance to take the lead but Kojo Obeng Junior’s effort ends up in a corner with the resultant kick failing to produce a goal on 38th minute.
With nothing much to sell to the scarce fans, referee Maale Ireme whistled for the end of the first half.
Back from the break, Hearts of Oak broke the deadlock with Kojo Obeng Junior beating WAFA defence to slot home from close range.
WAFA pulled level on the 53rd minute with a well struck free kick from Derrick Antwi Mensah.
Hearts of Oak were awarded a penalty when Parrick Razak was brought down in the penalty area on the 75th minute by goalkeeper, Kwadwo Bonsu.
Former Black Stars midfielder, Sulley Muntari scored from the spot to put Hearts back into the lead.
Referee Maale Ireme ended the game with Hearts of Oak winning on the day. Hearts of Oak now have 29 points from 19 games and will move into 7th spot.