Ghana Premier League: Matchday 19 wrap, standings

Asante Kotoko moved top of the Ghana Premier League this weekend after beating Berekum Chelsea 2-0 on matchday 19 at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium Sunday.

Goals from Francis Andy Kumi and Godfred Asiamah ensured that the porcupine warriors head to the top of the table with 34 points.

Legon Cities vs Accra Great Olympics

At the Accra Sports Stadium, Legon Cities handed Great Olympics a 2-0 defeat with strikes from Nicholas Mensah and Jonah Attuquaye sealed win for coach Annor Walker’s side.

Legon Cities are now 15th on the table just one place away from relegation while Great Olympics dropped to second place after Kotoko climbed to the top of the table beating Berekum Chelsea.

Inter Allies Vs Karela United

Inter Allies put a dent in Karela United’s title hopes after recording a comfortable 2-0 win at the Dawu Park on Sunday.

Second half goals from Nafiu Suleman and Samuel Armah gave the hosts all three points and earn them their first in four matches.

Karela drop to third place on the league log, 2 points behind leaders Asante Kotoko following the result while Inter Allies remain bottom of the table with 16 points.

Medeama vs Dreams FC

Amed Toure scored a brace as Medeama SC recorded a 2-0 win over Dreams FC at the Akoon Park on Sunday in Match Week 19 of the Ghana Premier League.

The Burkinaba Faso international scored a goal in each half to propel the Mauve and Yellows to a deserved win at the Akoon Park.

Medeama move into the top four on the league table level on points with Accra Hearts of Oak who are in fifth place. (30 points)

Aduana Stars vs King Faisal

At the Agyemang Badu Park, Aduana Stars recovered from their 2-0 defeat to Accra Hearts of Oak in Match week 18 to hand King Faisal a 3-1 defeat on Sunday.

New signing Benjamin Tweneboah bagged a goal in each half before Prince Acquah added the third for the home team.

Isaac Frimpong pulled one back for the visitors in the dying minutes of the game but it was not enough as King Faisal succumbed to defeat.

The win sees Aduana Stars sit in 8th place on the log.

WAFA vs Bechem United

WAFA secured a narrow 1-0 win over Bechem United in Sokagope on Sunday in Match Week 19 action.

A goal from Lawrence Agyekum broke the deadlock for the home team in the 43rd minute to give WAFA a slim advantage heading into the break.

Hearts of Oak vs Ashanti Golf

Hearts of Oak’s three-match winning streak since the appointment of Samuel Boadu came to a halt on Saturday.

The Phobians tasted defeat after the Miners scored a last-gasp goal courtesy Amos Addai. The attacker scored from the spot after Fatawu Mohammed was adjudged to have fouled his marker at the Obuasi Len Clay stadium on Saturday.

Liberty Professionals vs Elimina Sharks

Liberty Professionals ended a 4-game losing streak with a thumping 4-0 win over Elmina Sharks at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope on Saturday.

Liberty, who have adopted WAFA’s home ground for their GPL home matches as a result of the suspension of their Carl Reindorf Park, found goals through Paul Kwame, Simon Asamoah, Kwaku Karikari and new signing William Opoku Mensah to condemn Nii Odartey Lamptey to a first defeat as Elmina Sharks coach.

The Scientific Soccer Lads remain in 17th place despite the win while Sharks remain in 13th place with 23 points.

Ebusua Dwarfs Vs Techiman Eleven Wonders

Ebusua Dwarfs and Techiman Eleven Wonders played out a 1-1 draw on Friday Match week 19 of the Ghana Premier League.

The hosts took the lead in the 13th minute through Michael Ohene Asamoah but that advantage would not last long as Eleven Wonders leveled 2 minutes later through Clement Boahen.

Ebusua Dwarfs are 11th on the league log after Match week 19 while Eleven Wonders sit in 14th place.

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