BREAKING NEWS: Tamale City hold Ebusua Dwarfs to secure historic promotion to the Premier League

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Tamale City secured a historic promotion to the betPawa Premier League after drawing 1-1 with Ebusua Dwarfs in the final game of the playoff arranged by the Ghana FA to determine the replacement of demoted AshantiGold.

Tamale City won their first game of the three way playoff against Liberty Professionals and came into this game hoping to avoid a defeat which would secure promotion.

The Tamale-based side were on course to doing so after just 24 minutes when they shot themselves into the lead through a penalty cooly dispatched by Isaac Mensah.

The lead lasted for only 12 minutes as Ebusua Dwarfs pulled parity from a spot-kick which was calmly converted by Richard Addai.

Both teams in the remaining minutes of the game pushed bodies forward in search for the winner, but a combination of poor finishing and good defending ensured that the scoreline remained 1-1.

The result meant that Tamale City secure promotion to the Premier League for the first time in it history. Topping the three way playoff with 4 points from 2 games.

Meanwhile, the playoff to determine which team will replace demoted Inter Allies in the Division One League will kickoff on Wednesday, August 10, with Agbogba FC facing Na God FC in the opener.

The second game will see Na God FC square off with Port City on Friday, August 12 and the final game will see Port City face Agbogba FC on Sunday, August 14.

All the games will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium and will kickoff at 3:00p

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