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FAN FACT: Hearts Of Oak Is The Only Club To Produce Joint Top Scorers In A season

Accra Hearts of Oak have many admirable records regarding the Ghana Premier League aside winning it on 20 occasions.

However, the less talked about is producing joint top scorers in the league in 2002.

Phobia is 109 years old today since their formation by a group of young men in Ussher, Accra, in 1911.

Hearts claim to be the continental club masters after winning all three inter-club competitions in Africa- Caf champions league in 2000, Caf confederations CUP IN 2004, and the Caf super cup in 2001.

Coupled with these major trophies are facts that make the might Oak club special, which includes the only Ghanaian club to appear in CNN  weekly top ten clubs chart(8), the first Ghanaian club to have Ballon d’Or winner feature for them- Stanley Mathius,  and a host of them.

Nonetheless, two of the rainbow team front-liners back then, Charles Taylor and  Bernard Don Boartey scored 18 goals each in 30 league games. Hence they won the league.

Hearts of Oak had arguably the best forwards in Ghana including Emmanuel Osei Kuffour, and Ishmael Addo in the early 2000s.

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