Hasmal moved to winning ways with a 1-0 win over Asokwa Deportivo at the Sekondi Gyandu Park courtesy a second half close range goal from Obed Asamoah Ackah.
It was another stupendous performance from goalkeeper Anthony Brebo who came clean on several attacks from the Visitors to keep Hasmal in the game and record another clean sheet.
Hasmal ended the first round a whooping 12 points adrift of the league leaders.
The starting eleven
Coach Mustapha Fudail made 2 changes to the side that played Skyy FC last weekend.
Benjamin Acqua Mills and Alex Kofi Murphy came on for Emmanuel Ebahoah and Philip Flamini.
Anthony Brebo – Fuseini Issaka, Daniel Egyin, Ebo Eshun, Abeiku Ainooson – Theophilus Nyame, John Komson[Kwabena Baidoo], Kwame Arhinful Arthur[Eric Wonkyi Arthur], Alex Kofi Murphy, Benjamin Acqua Mills – Alfred Payne[Obed Asamoah Ackah]
What really happened
Hasmal firmed up a brilliant second half with the introduction of Kwabena Baidoo for John Koomson which altered the 4-5-1 system to a 4-4-2 system.
The two attackers brought more options upfront and gave more width for Benjamin Acqua Mills to operate in between.
Hasmal begun controlling the game and created several chances; on the 64th minute, goalkeeper of Asokwa Deportivo mishandled a ball inside the penalty area and Kwabena Baidoo’s deflected shot was placed in perfectly by Obed Asamoah Ackah.
What it means
Hasmal has now moved to 22 points by securing all points from the game.