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MTN FA CUP: Hearts thrash Kotoku Royals, Kotoko progress

Accra Hearts of continued their rich vein of form thrashing Kotoku Royals 4-0 to progress to the last 16 of the FA Cup.

A brace from center back Vincent Atinga and one each from Kwame Kizito and Cosmos Dauda sealed the victory for the Phobians who are currently on a rise.

Atinga opened the scoring via the spot in the first half before Kwame Kizito volleyed home after neat work from Patrick Razak but they had to wait until after recess to put gloss to the scoreline.

Cosmos Dauda scored his second goal in the space of a week heading from close range before another Atinga penalty made it a perfect day for Hearts.

82′ GOOOOOAAAAL! 4-0 Vincent @atingah21 hammers home the fourth from the spot. #AHOSC 4-0 pic.twitter.com/WH8vqlkQLM — Accra Hearts Of Oak (@HeartsOfOakGH) May 21, 2017

At the Swedru Park, Baba Mahama scored the only goal for Kotoko to stop the rot as they advanced to the last 16.

It was a momentous day for the former Techiman city schemer who got his first goal for his new club and also some breathing space for the Porcupines after a string of poor results.

Kotoko will hope the results acts as a catalyst to revive their season with new striker Richard Arthur make his debut, the Porcupine Warriors can hope for good things to come.