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Match Week 2: Ghana Premier League Wrap-Up

Match Week 2: Ghana Premier League Wrap-Up

By Dom Agbakpe,

The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League returned this weekend with a bang. The excitement and joy was much more better than what we witness in the opening weekend.

Ghanaian Dancehall Artiste SHATA WALE made a brief appearance on Friday night – Legon Cities vs Asante Kotoko – in Accra where he thrilled spectators and supporters with some lovely tunes.

Medeama SC, Ashanti Gold, Aduana Stars and Dreams FC recorded their second victory of the season while Hearts of Oak and King Faisal tasted their second defeat on the bounce.

17 goals were registered, 16 yellow cards and 1 red card were flashed by referees across nine (9) league venues.

Asante Kotoko, the most successful teams interms of Premier League laurels shut the social media buzz around Legon Cities FC after beating them 3-1 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday night. 

Thanks to Emmanuel Gyamfi’s brace and a goal from Augustine Okrah; Ghanaian-born Greek Panayosi Papadopoulos got the consolation goal for the Royals.

There was another big result at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday where Inter Allies FC handed Bechem United a 2-1 defeat. 

Kwabena Kyeremanteng and Victorien Adebayor were on target for the Capelli Boys while Salifu Moro netted for the Hunters.

Prince Opoku Agyemang, undisputedly, was the starman as his brace plus Nana Kofi’s goal helped Medeama SC thrashed sorry Hearts of Oak 3-0 at the Akoon Community Park in Tarkwa.

King Faisal continued their woeful start to the league as they lost 1-0 to their regional rivals Ashanti Gold at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.

There was another win on the road this time in Techiman where Dreams FC pipped Eleven Wonders 1-0 at the Nkoranza Children Park. Suleman Mohammed scored the only goal for the Still Believe lads.

Great Olympics were left scratching their heads at full-time after they lost their second game of the season by 1-0 to Aduana Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium. Courtesy a late strike from  Nathan Kwasi Richard.

Berekum Chelsea played out a 0-0 draw with Liberty Professionals at the Golden City Park.

Elmina Sharks had their goalkeeper sent off and picked their first point of the campaign as they drew 1-1 with Karela United FC at the Nduom Sports Complex. 

In the final game, West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) delivered a stunning display as they posted a 2-0 victory over Ebusua Dwarfs at the RedBull Arena in Sogakope. Goals came from the foot of Eric Asamany and Daniel Owusu.

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