Heart of Lions on Sunday afternoon beat Asante Kotoko 3-1 in Kpando on match day 16 of the First Capital Plus Premier League. This was revenge for the 0-4 loss suffered in Kumasi at the end of the first round. Usman Muntaka gave Heart of Lions the lead in the first half, before goals by Isaac Quansah and Prince Acquah extended the lead to 3-0. Ahmed Toure converted a late penalty to pull one for the defending champions.
Wa All Stars stunned inform West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) 2-0 in Wa, with goals from Yakubu Wadudu and Stephen Nyarko, whilst a solitary strike by Samuel Afful gave Hasaacas a 1-0 win over Bechem United in Sekondi.
Inter Allies was held to a 1-1 draw by Berekum Chelsea in Tema. Sherriff Deo Mohammed had given the hosts the lead, but Inter Allies paid for a hatful of missed chances after Latif Salifu came off the bench to score the leveler.
New Edubiase United and Great Olympics battled to a 0-0 draw in Obuasi and it was the same score line between Aduana Stars and Liberty Professionals in Dormaa.
There were riotous scenes at the Sunyani Coronation Park after B.A. United’s 1-1 draw with Medeama SC. Mustapha Mohammed opened the scores for the hosts, but Jacob Apau Asiedu leveled for the visitors. Angry home supporters held the match officials hostage for some time before they were allowed to leave the stadium.
The match between Hearts of Oak and Ashanti Gold will take place on Wednesday June 10, after Hearts of Oak battled to a 1-1 draw on Saturday with Esperance in the second leg of the CAF Confederations Cup in Accra.
Match day 16 results
Wa All Stars 2-0 WAFA
Scorers: Yakubu Wadudu, Stephen Nyarko
New Edubiase United 0-0 Great Olympics
Inter Allies 1-1 Berekum Chelsea
Scorers: Sherriff Deo Mohammed; Latif Salifu
B.A. United 1-1 Medeama SC
Scorers: Mustapha Mohammed; Jacob Apau Asiedu
Aduana Stars 0-0 Liberty Professionals
Heart of Lions 3-1 Asante Kotoko
Scorer: Usman Muntaka, Isaac Quansah, Prince Acquah; Ahmed Toure (pen)
Hasaacas 1-0 Bechem United
Scorer: Samuel Afful
Goal king chart
12 – Nathaniel Asamoah (Medeama SC)
8 – Gilbert Fiamenyo (Hearts of Oak), Fuseini Nuhu (New Edubiase United), Noah Martey (Bechem United), Stephen Baffour (Berekum Chelsea)
7 – Sherif Deo Mohammed (Inter Allies), Ahmed Toure (Asante Kotoko)
6 – Yakubu Mohammed (Ashanti Gold), Richard Arhin (Aduana Stars), Kofi Owusu (Berekum Chelsea)
5 –Kennedy Ashia (Liberty Professionals), Martin Antwi (WAFA)
4 – Bernard Morrison (Ashanti Gold), Agbeshie Dotsie, Kwame Boateng (Great Olympics), Bernard Ofori (New Edubiase United), Usman Muntaka (Heart of Lions), Stephen Nyarko (Wa All Stars)
3 – Francis Attuquaye (Great Olympics), Zakaria Mumuni, Kissi Koranteng (WAFA), Alhassan Nuhu (New Edubiase United), Benjamin Bature (Medeama SC), Francis Kyeremeh (B.A. United), Emmanuel Gyamfi (Wa All Stars), Freddie Quayson, Emmanuel Ankobeah (Hasaacas), Emmanuel Asante (Asante Kotoko), Niare Benogo (Inter Allies), Samuel Afful (Hasaacas)
2 – Amos Korankye, Kojo Poku, Daniel Egyin (Hasaacas), Dauda Mohammed, Michael Akuffo, Jordan Opoku (Asante Kotoko), Godfred Asante (Great Olympics), Baffour Gyawu, Isaac Quansah (Heart of Lions), Bennett Ofori (Berekum Chelsea), Elvis Opoku (Aduana Stars), Isaac Oduro, Richard Yamoah (Hearts of Oak), Petrus Shitembi (Ashanti Gold), Baba Zakari (Liberty Professionals), Asuandze Baffoe, Yakubu Wadudu (Wa All Stars), Hans Kwofie (Medeama SC), Latif Amadu (Asante Kotoko), Kwame Boahen (Medeama SC), Yaw Andoh (Bechem United), Mustapha Mohammed (B.A. United)
1 – Isaac Danso, Enoch Gyimah, Nana Egyir, Selorm Geraldo, Charles Oppong, Moses Owusu(B.A. United), Roger Lamptey, Tennyson Opoku, Ibrahim Suleman (Hasaacas), Francis Larbi, Daniel Darkwah, Godfred Saka, James Abban, Richard Addai (Aduana Stars), Joseph Adjei, Abdul Ganiyu, Paul de Vries Asare, Richard Arthur (Wa All Stars), Isaac Twum, Prince Acquah, Razir Mohammed, Abdulai Abdul Karim, Tanko Mohammed, Sam Yeboah, Osman Sackey (Heart of Lions), Lord Ofosuhene, Eliasu Fuseini, Frederick Boateng, Ropapa Mensah, Gockel Ahortor (Inter Allies), Emmanuel Baffour, Emmanuel Osei, Shafiu Mumuni, Joshua Tijani, Didier Kore (Ashanti Gold), Alfred Azumah Nelson, Emmanuel Antwi, Tamimu Muntari, Nurudeen Ali, Bernard Arthur, Michael Appiah, Charles Dwamena (Liberty Professionals), Daniel Appiah, Emmanuel Amartey (Great Olympics), Aminu Mohammed, Hamza Mohammed, Ernest Baffoe, Issah Adamu, Yaw Mensah, Richard Baffour (Bechem United), Haminu Dramani, James Boadu, Malik Tahiru, Bismark Idan, Lamine Nasir, Samed Ibrahim (New Edubiase United), Joseph Tetteh, Malik Akowuah (Medeama SC), Samuel Tetteh, Ashimeru Majeed, Bashiru Umar (WAFA), Selasi Adjei, Shaun October, Landry Bosson, Emmanuel Laryea(Hearts of Oak), Latif Salifu, Samuel Kyere, Richard Adjei (Berekum Chelsea), Prince Baffoe (Asante Kotoko), Jacob Apau Asiedu (Medeama SC), Latif Salifu (Berekum Chelsea)