GPL Week 9: Hearts win in Obuasi, Kotoko fall in Kumasi


Hearts of Oak capped a 2-1 away win at AshantiGold to bring some happiness to their fold after a stressful week.

The Phobians were involved in some off-the-field drama as their head coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi walked out of a management meeting on Thursday.

The incident led to several rumours stating that Yatsuhashi’s departure from the team was imminent but the management kept him in charge and he duly guided the team to their second away win of the season. Forward Cosmos Dauda grabbed two goals in the second half with Nafiu Awudu scoring what became the consolation for the home team.

The result moved Hearts up to 18 points while AshGold are 10th on 10 points. League leaders Wa All Stars got a 2-0 home win over Inter Allies at the Wa Park. Emmanuel Ocran and Richard Arthur got the goals for All Stars to keep them at the top of the table with 20 points. Inter Allies are 14th with 8 points.

Saddick Adams got two goals as Berekum Chelsea beat Dreams FC 3-0 at the Golden City Park. The other goal was scored by Seth Appiah and the home team now has 16 points and is 4th on the table.

Dreams are now 7th on the log with 14 points. WAFA beat Ebusua Dwarfs 2-0 at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope. Charles Boateng and Tanko Ibrahim were on target for WAFA who move up to 5th on 14 points.

Dwarfs are 15th with 9 points. A brace from Yahaya Mohammed and a strike from Elvis Opoku helped Aduana Stars beat Medeama 3-0 at the Dormaa Park. Mohammed completed a goal haul of five in three days after scoring a hat-trick against Hasaacas on Wednesday. Aduana are now 8th with 13 points and Medeama lie 16th with 7 points.

Hasaacas were beaten 1-0 at home by Liberty Professionals. Bernard Arthur’s second half strike gave the visitors the win as they climb to 3rd on the log with 16 points. Hasaacas are 12th with 10 points. In other results, Techiman City beat Bechem United 2-0. Techiman City have 14 points and are in 6th place while Bechem are 11th on 10 points.

On Saturday, Asante Kotoko were beaten 1-0 at home by New Edubiase. Prince Antwi’s goal in the 21st minute gave the away team the win and they go to 13th on the log with 9 points while Kotoko are 8th on 11 points.

Ghana Premier League Week 9 results:

Techiman City 2-0 Bechem United

Berekum Chelsea 3-0 Dreams FC

Sekondi Hasaacas 0-1 Liberty Professionals

WAFA 2-0 Ebusua Dwarfs Aduana

Stars 3-0 Medeama SC

Wa All Stars 2-0 Inter Allies

AshGold 1-2 Hearts of Oak

Kotoko 0-1 New Edubiase


Source: citisports

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