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ACCRA HEARTS OF OAK VRS SANTOS 1969. Hearts Draw with Pele led Santos. Date of match: Feb 6, 1969


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ACCRA HEARTS OF OAK VRS SANTOS 1969. Hearts Draw with Pele led Santos. Date of match: Feb 6, 1969

On the 6th February, 1969, Accra Hearts of Oak were held to a 2-2 drawn game by a Pele-drove Santos FC of Brazil in an international friendly at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Striker Abeka Ankrah opened the scoring halfway in the game however Edson Arantes do Nascimento Pele struck to pull the guests level before the break.

Not in the temperament to be beaten, Ghana’s own “Pele” Amusa Gbadamoshie, reestablished Hearts’ lead in the subsequent half, however midfielder Edu earned the incomparable Brazilian side a meriting draw.

George “Ga Mantse” Alhassan and Pele


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