Richard Dzikoe scored his 7th goal of the season for Oda Kotoku Royals in a 1-1 stalemate against Accra Lions FC on match day 13 of the National Division One League.

The lanky attacker scored from the spot in the second half to bring Royals on level pegging after conceding in the first half. Kelvin Kyei opened the scoring for the visitors through an individual effort inside 37 minutes as Accra Lions took firm control of the game in an eventful afternoon.

It was indeed a fairly balanced game between the two top teams in Zone three as Accra Lions headed into the break with a 1-0 lead.

Back from recess, Kotoku Royals pulled parity through Richard Dzikoe in the 67th minute. The two sides worked hard in search of the equalizer but chances were far and few as the game ended 1-1.

The score line leaves the top two spots unchanged as Accra Lions continue to sit at the top of the table with 28 points, one point ahead of Kotoku Royals who are in second place with 27 points.

Elsewhere at Akropong, Tema Youth fought back to snatch a point against Phar Rangers. Samuel Atta Kumi drew the first blood for Phar Rangers in the 18th minute but his goal was cancelled by Dennis Hutor on the hour mark to bring the game level.

Amidaus Professionals left it late to beat Akosombo Krystal Palace 1-0 at the Tema park. Ernest Anwoh Peter scored the games only goal in the 88th minute to give all the spoils to Amidaus Professionals.

Zone Three scores at a glance: