FCPPL Match day 24 Results and Stats: Kotoko wins Ashanti derby

Defending champions Asante Kotoko returned to winning ways with a much needed 1-0 victory over title aspirants Ashanti Gold in Kumasi on match day 24 of the ongoing First Capital Plus Premier League. Frank Sarfo Gyamfi scored the game’s only goal to seal all three points for the Porcupine Warriors.

Berekum Chelsea remains second after a 1-2 defeat to Bechem United in Bechem on Friday. Noah Martey and Yaw Andoh gave the hosts a 2-0 lead, before Kofi Owusu pulled one back for the 2011 Premier League champions.

A Richard Arhin strike gave Aduana Stars a 1-0 win over Inter Allies in Dormaa and moved the club to within three points of Ashanti Gold, whilst Latif Addo was on target as Liberty Professionals beat West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) 1-0 in Dansoman.

Kwame Boateng netted a brace as Great Olympics defeated Medeama SC 2-1 in Accra. Nathaniel Asamoah had equalized for the Yellow and Mauves with a penalty before Boateng scored what proved to be the match winner.

New Edubiase United secured a 2-1 win over Hearts of Oak in Obuasi to move four points clear of the relegation places. Fuseini Nuhu scored the opening goal, but Kenneth Okoro leveled for Hearts of Oak. The game seemed like heading for a draw, but the hosts scored the winner in brilliant fashion, Bismark Idan’s cross was chested down by Nuhu and Abdul Latif Nabila sent a screamer past the diving Muntawakilu Seidu for the winner.

Sida Adams and Kojo Poku were on target as Hasaacas beat B.A. United 2-0 in Sekondi. This result almost certainly confirms a swift return to division one for B.A. United.

Prince Acquah converted a penalty and Michael Ananag was also on target as Heart of Lions beat Wa All Stars 2-0 in Kpando.


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