GPL Week One Round-Up

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.

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