By Dom Agbakpe,
Match Day 8 of the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League produced a lot of thrills, excitement and penalties.
20 goals were registered, 11 yellow and 2 red cards were shown by referees across the nine league venues.
There were wins for Medeama SC, Berekum Chelsea and Legon Cities but weren’t any for Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak.
Defender, Zackaria Fuseini’s goal secured all three points for Table-Toppers Berekum Chelsea against Karela United at the Golden City Park.
Yahaya Mohammed netted his first goal on the road but that wasn’t enough for Aduana Stars to claim all three points as they lost 3-1 to Bottom-Of-The-Table Ebusua Dwarfs at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
Michael Asamoah, Seidu Abubakar and Isaac Donkor scored for the Abontoa Abontoa Boys.
At the Ohene Ameyaw Park in Techiman, Victorien Adebayor’s double added to goal from Mohammed Zakaria helped Inter Allies thrash Eleven Wonders 3-0.
Legon Cities recorded their second victory of the season following a 1-0 win over Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium, thanks to a late penalty from winger Abdul Karim Jabila.
Medeama SC edged to a 1-0 victory over Bechem United at the Akoon Community Park in Tarkwa, courtesy midfield returnee Kwasi Donsu’s strike.
Emmanuel Clottey’s brace, plus a goal each from Yussif Razak and Gladson Awako helped beat King Faisal 4-3 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. Ibrahim Osman (2x) and Baba Yahaya got the goals for the Insha Allah Boys.
Liberty Professionals played away from Home and lost narrowly 1-2 to Dreams FC at the Theatre of Dreams in Dawu.
Issah Ibrahim and Dantani Amadu were on the scoresheet for the Still Believe lads while Elvis Kyei Baffour got the consolation for the Scientific Soccer lads from the spot.
West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) and Asante Kotoko played out a 0-0 stalemate at the RedBull Arena in Sogakope.
On Thursday, Hearts of Oak played out a barren stalemate with Ashanti Gold at the Accra Sports Stadium.Attachments area