Accra Hearts of Oak have ended their eleven year wait for the Ghana Premier League title after a 1-1 draw against Liberty Professionals on Sunday after Asante Kotoko lost to Bechem United.
Hearts needed to beat Liberty to be the champions regardless of the result in Bechem, however, Kotoko’s defeat meant there was no way back for the Reds.
Thousands of fans were at the Accra Sports Stadium to cheer their club on as they ended the 11 year wait of the Ghana Premier League title.
The fans sang, danced and celebrated the victory cladded in the colours of Hearts of Oak right after the final whistle, with some sharing tears of joy as they witness the momentous occasion once again.
Hearts of Oak last won the Ghana Premier League in the 2008/09 season.
The victory means Hearts will be making a return to Africa’s most pretigious club competition for the first time in a decade.
The Ghanaian giants last success on the continent was winning the CAF Confederation Cup in 2004, the first club to win the second tier club competition on the continent. They beat rivals Asante Kotoko on penalties to win the trophy.