Accra Hearts of Oak finally recorded a win in the Ghana Premier League after suffering two defeats in the opening two games.
Hearts who sacked their coach Kim Grant before their game against Medeama needed a win against Dwarfs at the Accra Sports Stadium to bring back their confidence.
The coach Nii Odoom made a host of changes in the squad and that reflected in their play.
They started the brighter of the two sides, created chances but could not score.
They had the breakthrough in the 31st minute after former Dwarfs striker Joseph Esso scored from a set-piece.
Hearts dominated the first half as it ended 1-0. They began the second half like the first and doubled their lead from another set-piece this time from Kofi Kodzi.
Dwarfs reduced the deficit in the 69th minute but Hearts held on for their first victory.
At the Baba Yara Stadium, Kotoko lost 1-0 to Berekum Chelsea. A strike from Kofi Owusu in the 5th minute gave them a famous victory.
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