By Dom Agbakpe,
Medeama SC opened their campaign with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Asante Kotoko at the Tarkwa T and A park on Thursday afternoon. Striker Kwame Boateng scored from the spot in the 34th minute to secure all three points for the homers.
The Yellow and Mauve were not in action on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors finished the game with ten men. Left-back Abass Mohammed was sent off by Maxwell Hanson for clearing the ball off the line with his hand.
Elsewhere, Liberty Professionals bounced back from last weekend’s defeat at Sogakope in grand style to beat ten-man Ebusua Dwarfs 4-0 at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman on Wednesday.
Emmanuel Addo’s brace added to goals from Benjamin Eshun and Kwadwo Addai (OG) gave the Scientific Soccer lads a comfortable victory over the Cape Coast outfit.
At the RedBull Arena in Sogakope, West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) could not make it two wins in a row as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Inter Allies. Kwadwo Opoku gave the Academy Boys the lead in the 55th minute before Effiong Nsungnusu Jnr pulled parity for the Harbour City boys on the hour mark.
Hearts of Oak’s hopes of heading the Premier League B table were dashed as they fell to a late goal at the Nduom Sports Complex in Elmina. Forward Felix Addo scored the only goal of the match seven minutes to full-time to hand Sharks their first win of the competition.
It was all joy for Aduana Stars as they beat Techiman Eleven Wonders 2-1 at the Nana Agyemang Badu I Park in Dormaa Ahenkro. Yahaya Mohammed and Abdul Fatau scored both goals for the Fire lads while Alex Asamoah got the consolation for the Sure Wonders boys.
Dreams FC were held to a 1-1 draw by Karela United Football Club at the Theatre of Dreams in Dawu. Diawise Taylor equalised for the visitors after Samuel Larbi put the host ahead on the 27th minute.
Wa All Stars now Stallions FC and Berekum Chelsea game has been postponed to a yet-to-be announced date. Neither team played on the opening day.