Defending champions Asante Kotoko returned to winning ways in the First Capital Plus Premier League after a 2-1 win over Bechem United in Kumasi on Sunday. Dauda Mohammed gave the porcupine warriors the lead, but Aminu Mohammed scored against his old club to level for Bechem United, before Ahmed Toure converted a late penalty to seal all three points.
Ashanti Gold’s title hopes suffered a set back after a 0-2 loss to Hasaacas in Sekondi. Freddie Quayson and Benjamin Eshun scored in the first half to seal the win. A late Derrick Sasraku strike saw Aduana Stars beat West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) 1-0 in Dormaa to move to second; five points adrift of Ashanti Gold.
Wa All Stars dropped to third after losing 0-1 to Inter Allies in Tema. Baba Mensah converted a penalty eight minutes into the second half to secure all three points.
B.A. United drew 1-1 with 10-man Hearts of Oak in Sunyani. Nana Egyir converted a first half penaly before Selasi Adjei leveled for the visitors in the second half. Owusu Bempah was sent off, but Hearts of Oak held on for the point.
Asiwome Fumador was on target as Berekum Chelsea secured a 1-1 draw with Heart of Lions in Obuasi. Osman Sackey had given Lions, temporarily banned from using the Kpando Park, the lead.
Bismark Idan’s late strike gave New Edubiase United a 1-0 win over Medeama SC in Obuasi on Saturday, whilst Godwin Attram’s early goal gave Great Olympics a 1-0 win over Liberty Professionals in Accra.
Match day 20 results
Inter Allies 1-0 Wa All Stars
Scorer: Baba Mensah (pen)
Asante Kotoko 2-1 Bechem United
Scorers: Dauda Mohammed, Ahmed Toure (pen); Aminu Mohammed
Heart of Lions 1-1 Berekum Chelsea
Scorer: Osman Sackey; Asiwome Fumador
B.A. United 1-1 Hearts of Oak
Scorers: Nana Egyir (pen); Selasi Adjei
New Edubiase United 1-0 Medeama SC
Scorer: Bismark Idan
Hasaacas 2-0 Ashanti Gold
Scorers: Freddie Quayson, Benjamin Eshun
Great Olympics 1-0 Liberty Professionals
Scorer: Godwin Attram
Aduana Stars 1-0 WAFA
Scorer: Derrick Sasraku
Goal king chart
13 – Nathaniel Asamoah (Medeama SC)
10 – Ahmed Toure (Asante Kotoko)
9 – Fuseini Nuhu (New Edubiase United) Stephen Baffour (Berekum Chelsea), Kennedy Ashia (Liberty Professionals)
8 – Gilbert Fiamenyo (Hearts of Oak), Noah Martey (Bechem United), Yakubu Mohammed (Ashanti Gold), Kofi Owusu (Berekum Chelsea)
7 – Sherif Deo Mohammed (Inter Allies), Martin Antwi (WAFA),
6 – Richard Arhin (Aduana Stars), Bernard Morrison (Ashanti Gold), Zakaria Mumuni (WAFA)
5 – Stephen Nyarko (Wa All Stars)
4 – Agbeshie Dotsie, Kwame Boateng (Great Olympics), Bernard Ofori (New Edubiase United), Usman Muntaka (Heart of Lions), Francis Kyeremeh (B.A. United), Samuel Afful, Freddie Quayson (Hasaacas), Dauda Mohammed (Asante Kotoko)
3 – Francis Attuquaye (Great Olympics), Kissi Koranteng (WAFA), Alhassan Nuhu, Bismark Idan (New Edubiase United), Benjamin Bature (Medeama SC), Emmanuel Gyamfi, Asuandze Baffoe (Wa All Stars), Emmanuel Ankobeah, Kojo Poku (Hasaacas), Emmanuel Asante (Asante Kotoko), Niare Benogo (Inter Allies), Yaw Andoh. Ernest Baffour, Aminu Mohammed (Bechem United), Hans Kwofie (Medeama SC)
2 – Amos Korankye, Daniel Egyin (Hasaacas), Michael Akuffo, Jordan Opoku, Prince Baffoe(Asante Kotoko), Godfred Asante, Daniel Appiah (Great Olympics), Baffour Gyawu, Isaac Quansah, Prince Acquah, Daniel Bonsu, Osman Sackey (Heart of Lions), Bennett Ofori (Berekum Chelsea), Elvis Opoku, Godfred Saka, Francis Larbi (Aduana Stars), Isaac Oduro, Richard Yamoah, Foovi Aguidi, Selasi Adjei (Hearts of Oak), Petrus Shitembi (Ashanti Gold), Baba Zakari, Alfred Azumah Nelson (Liberty Professionals), Yakubu Wadudu, Abdul Ganiyu (Wa All Stars), Latif Amadu (Asante Kotoko), Kwame Boahen (Medeama SC), Mustapha Mohammed, Selorm Geraldo, Nana Egyir (B.A. United), Didier Kore, Shafiu Mumuni, Joshua Tijani (Ashanti Gold), Latif Salifu (Berekum Chelsea), Eliasu Fuseini (Inter Allies), Aminu Mohammed (Bechem United)
1 – Isaac Danso, Enoch Gyimah, Charles Oppong, Moses Owusu(B.A. United), Roger Lamptey, Tennyson Opoku, Ibrahim Suleman, Kingsley Agyei, Benjamin Eshun (Hasaacas), Daniel Darkwah, Abubakar Saddiq, James Abban, Richard Addai (Aduana Stars), Joseph Adjei, Paul de Vries Asare, Emmanuel Ocran, Richard Arthur (Wa All Stars), Isaac Twum, Razir Mohammed, Abdulai Abdul Karim, Tanko Mohammed, Sam Yeboah, Asiamah Badu (Heart of Lions), Lord Ofosuhene, Frederick Boateng, Ropapa Mensah, Gockel Ahortor , Evans Mensah, Baba Mensah (Inter Allies), Emmanuel Baffour, Emmanuel Osei, Francis Agyei (Ashanti Gold), , Emmanuel Antwi, Tamimu Muntari, Nurudeen Ali, Bernard Arthur, Michael Appiah, Charles Dwamena. Latif Blessing (Liberty Professionals), Edmund Sekyi, Emmanuel Amartey, Godwin Attram (Great Olympics), Hamza Mohammed, Issah Adamu, Yaw Mensah, Richard Baffour, Felix Kwakye (Bechem United), Haminu Dramani, James Boadu, Malik Tahiru, Lamine Nasir, Samed Ibrahim, Bernard Danso (New Edubiase United), Joseph Tetteh, Malik Akowuah (Medeama SC), Samuel Tetteh, Ashimeru Majeed, Bashiru Umar, Richmond Lamptey (WAFA), Selasi Adjei, Shaun October, Landry Bosson, Emmanuel Laryea, Robin Gnagne(Hearts of Oak), Samuel Kyere, Richard Adjei , Asiwome Fumador (Berekum Chelsea), Ahmed Adams (Asante Kotoko), Jacob Apau Asiedu, Akwasi Donsu (Medeama SC)