GPL wrap; Kotoko stretch lead to ten points; Wonders shock AshGold in Obuasi; Check goal king race & league table

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The top-flight’s second round kicked off over the weekend across nine centres and there were some interesting results and behind the scenes

The second round of Ghana Premier League began on Friday as King Faisal pipped struggling WAFA 2-1 in Sogakope while Hearts of Oak shared the spoils 1-1 with Legon Cities at the El Wak Sports Stadium.

Samuel Boadu blames his players after draw with Legon Cities

On Sunday, Asante Kotoko left it late but defeated Dreams FC 2-0 to complete a double over them thanks to Cameroonian striker Etuoga Mbella Frank Thierry.

Watch dancing skills of Etouga, Mfegue & other Kotoko players

The win means Kotoko are now ten points clear at the top as second placed Bechem United narrowly lost to Medeama in Tarkwa thanks to a Vincent Atingah late penalty.

Meanwhile, Aduana Stars returned to winning ways as they ended Karela United’s winning streak with a 2-0 scoreline thanks to a brace from Bright Agyei.

Osman Amadu’s late goal against Hearts

Elsewhere in Obuasi, Ashanti Gold had the shock of their lives as relegation-
threatened Eleven Wonders hammered the 4-1 in front of their home fans. Berekum Chelsea also pipped debutants Gold Stars 1-0 at the Golden City Park in Berekum.

On Monday, Great Olympics will lock horns with Real Tamale United at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Scores at a glance:

WAFA 1-2 King Faisal

Scorers: Konadu Yiadom | | Osman Ibrahim, Mawuli Wayo

Man of the Match: Richard Akrofi (King Faisal)

ACCRA: Legon Cities 1-1 Hearts of Oak


Scorers: Isaac Mensah | | Osman Amadu

KUMASI: Asante Kotoko 2-0 Dreams

Scorers: Franck Mbella Etouga (2x)

Man of the Match: Franck Mbella Etouga (Kotoko)

ELMINA: Elmina Sharks 1-1 Accra Lions FC

Scorers: Ishmael Antwi | | Kassim Osuman

Man of the Match: Samuel Arthur (Elmina Sharks)

OBUASI: Ashantigold 1-4 Eleven Wonders

Scorers: Ali Mohammed | | Tetteh Nortey, Osman Zackaria, Andrews Kuma, Laar Ibrahim

Man of the Match: Ali Mohammed (Ashgold)

TARKWA: Medeama 1-0 Bechem United

Scorer: Vincent Addae Atinga

Man of the Match: Kwasi Donsu (Medeama Sc)

DORMAA: Aduana Stars 2-0 Karela United

Scorer: Bright Adjei (2×)

Man of the Match: Bright Adjei (Aduana Stars)

BEREKUM: Berekum Chelsea 1-0 Bibiani Goldstars

Scorer: Owusu Osei

Man of the Match: Lord Amoah(Chelsea)

Man of the Match: Dennis Nkrumah-Korsah (Hearts)

MONDAY

Great Olympics vs RTU

TOP SCORERS’ CHART

PLAYER (TEAM) – GOALS SCORED

Frank Mbella Etouga (Asante Kotoko) – 13
Bright Adjei (Accra Stars) – 11
Augustine Okrah (Bechem United) – 8
David Abagna (RTU) – 8
Kofi Kordzi (Hearts Of Oak) – 7
Maxwell Quaye (Great Olympics) – 7
Umar Basiru (Karela United ) – 7
Zubairu Ibrahim (King Faisal) – 7
Agyenim Boateng (Dreams FC) – 6
Ali Huzaf (Dreams FC) – 6
Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC) – 6
Osman Ibrahim (King Faisal) – 6
Emmanuel Gyamfi (Aduana Stars) – 5
Justice Torsutey (WAFA) – 5
Yaw Annor (AshantiGol) – 5
Tetteh Nortey (Eleven Wonders) – 5
Abass Ganiu (Eleven Wonders) – 4
Georges Mfegue (Asante Kotoko) – 4
Jonah Attuquaye (Legon Cities) – 4
Prince Owusu (Goldstars) – 4
Ibrahim Laar (Eleven Wonders) – 4


Ghana Premier League table after 18 matches

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