IMG-20160508-WA0012

GPL Wrap: Hearts overtake All Stars, Aduana whip Dreams

Hearts of Oak have moved to the league summit after breaking an eight-year jinx away to Berekum Chelsea on match day 11 of the Ghana Premier League.

The Phobians had not recorded a win at the Golden City Park since 2008 while their hosts were also holding onto a 43-game run with doubt defeat since the last time Amidaus travelled to beat them on December 8, 2012.
Experienced forward Sam Yeboah scored what turned out to be the only and record breaking goal as the Phobians emerged 1-0 winners on Sunday.
Wa All Stars failed to keep their position at the top following a 1-3 defeat away to Techiman City. Kelvin Andoh had pulled one back after Ebenezer Agyapong and Stephen Manu gave the ‘Real Citizens’ a two-goal lead but their hopes were dashed as Ibrahim Issaka cushioned the side with yet another strike later on in the second half. The defeat leaves Wa All Stars second, a point behind Hearts of Oak who have moved to 21 points from 11 games. Techiman City on the other hand now place 4th.
Aduana Stars continued their mesmerising form as they thrashed newbies Dreams FC 4-0 at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park. Richard Mpong opened the floodgates before Yahaya Mohammed increased his goal tally to 11 with a brace before going out for Bright Adjei due to injury in the second half. Adjei also put his name o  the score sheet with his first touch. Aduana after a difficult start to the season are now back as title contenders as the move to third position, just two points adrift leaders Hearts  of Oak.
Asante Kotoko made easy work of visiting Ebusua Dwarfs by beating the Cape Coast side 3-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium. Young forward opened the scoring in the 18th minute before completing his brace nine minutes from time while winger Frank Sarfo Gyamfi scored in between during first half added time. The Porcupine Warriors now lie 5th with 17 points.
Prince Antwi’s  goal for New Edubiase Utd was not enough as the Be was ide were beaten 3-1 by Sekondi Hasaacas at the Essipong Stadium. Ibrahim Suleman scored twice with Eric Bekoe scoring the other goal for the coach Yusif Basigi side.
Inter Allies played out a goalless draw with WAFA SC at the Sogakope Academy grounds while Bechem Utd frustrated their champions AshantiGold to the same scoreline at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday.
Medeama home game against Liberty Professionals has been postponed due to the former’s involvement in the CAF Confederation Cup over the weekend.
GPL Standings

2015/16 Ghana Premier League Table

PosClubPWDLFAGDPts
1179441810831
2189452014631
3178631913630
41792628151329
5178361918127
6177551719-226
7177462218425
8176651812624
9176382027-721
10177281514120
11175571822-420
12184772021-119
131731041417-319
14175391424-1018
15174581220-817
161743101020-1015

Leave a Reply