The 2016/17 Ghana Premier League (GPL) kicked start in-style as 10 teams where in action in match-day one.
Asante Kotoko began their campaign on a good note after beating Liberty Professionals 2-1 at the Babayara Sports Stadium courtesy Yakubu Mohammed’s brace. Benjamin Eshun got the consolation for Liberty Professionals.
Medeama SC emerged victors as they defeated WAFA by a Bernard Ofori lone goal for at the T&A Park.
Derrick Sassraku’s strike was enough to hand Aduana Stars a narrow win at home over Ashanti Gold.
GPL returnees Tema Youth kicked start their campaign in style after beating Berekum Chelsea 2-1 at the Tema Stadium, thanks to goals from Theophilus Okoe and Joseph Bentil. Evans Obeng got the consolation for Berekum Chelsea.
GPL debutant Bolga All were thumbed 3-1 by Ebusua Dwarfs, GPL Returnees Tema Youth were handed a big boost after beating Berekum Chelsea 2-1 at the Tema Stadium.
FULL TIME SCORES
Asante Kotoko 2-1 Liberty
Medeama 1-0 WAFA
Dwarfs 3-1 Bolga AllStars
Aduana Stars 1-0 AshGold
Tema Youth 2-1 Berekum Chelsea
Elmina Sharks vs Wa All Stars (Postponed)
Bechem United vs Olympics (Postponed)
Meanwhile, Accra Hearts of Oak will be in action tomorrow as they face-off against Inter Allies at the El-wak Sports Stadium.