WPL WK1 Wrap Up: Ampem Darkoaa, Police Ladies record BIG wins to announce readiness for the season

The 2019/2020 Ghana Women’s Premier League kick started on the weekend of 17th January with the former champions in both the Northern and Southern Zones showing total dominance. The much-anticipated season got off to a new start with new innovations to include the MVP award provided by NASCO. In the Northern Zone, undisputed champions Ampem Darkoa Ladies thumped visiting Ash Town Ladies 5-0 despite the absence of star player Princella Adubea. Supreme Ladies in match day one were the only team to loose at home as they were strangled to…

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Yacouba Songne set to leave Kotoko after contract talks stall

Asante Kotoko are set to lose striker Yacouba Sogne on a free transfer, Executive chairman Kwame Kyei has revealed. The 28 year old’s contract is due to expire next month, and talks over a new deal have proven fruitless. The club are unwilling to meet his ‘excessive and high demands’ and the player is understood to be exploring alternative options. A host of African clubs are keenly monitoring his situation and reportedly ready to swoop for his signature. “We met him [Yacouba] and his representatives to discuss his contract extension…

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Kotoko Chief Dr. Kwame Kyei admits Yacouba will leave club

Asante Kotoko Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei has confirmed that talismanic Burkinabe import Sogne Yacouba will leave the club as they cannot afford his contract renewal demands. Representatives of  Yacouba currently in negotiations with Asante Kotoko are demanding the club commits $150,000 before the player renews his contract. Yacouba has his contract expiring in the next three months and fans have been eager for the club to extend his stay by agreeing a renewal. However, the club’s Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei seems to have out finality to the issue…

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Maxwell Konadu admits Chelsea and Medeama defeats still hurt

Head coach of Asante Kotoko Maxwell Konadu has revealed he is still hurt by his side’s two league defeats against Berekum Chelsea and Medeama SC despite their win over Ebusua Dwarfs. The Porcupines started the league campaign with consecutive wins over Eleven Wonders and Legon Cities, but their run was halted with consecutive defeats to Medeama and Berekum Chelsea. Despite pulling the plugs on the streak of losses by overcoming Ebusua Dwarfs in yesterday, Maxwell Konadu admits he is still pained they dropped all points against Chelsea and Medeama. ”…

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Samuel Boadu delighted by Medeama performance despite defeat to Dreams

Medeama coach Samuel Boadu is happy with the performance of his players despite their 1-0 defeat at Dreams FC in the Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Ibrahim Issah’s early strike was enough to hand the Mauve and Yellows their first loss of the season at the Theatre of Dreams in Dawu. But coach Samuel Boadu is refusing to blame the players, insisting they were just unlucky. “I will commend the boys because they were very courageous at least we came out with our heads up,” he told medeamasc.com “We lost…

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Match Report- Inter Allies 1-1 WAFA; Adebayor strikes again as Allies split points with WAFA

Inter Allies striker Victorien Adebayor continued his fine scoring form as he netted to secure a 1-1 home draw with WAFA. Inter Allies went into the match week 5 clash eager to halt their inconsistent streak in the Ghana Premier League. However they were put in a panicky state as they conceded first against the Academy Boys. After a goalless first 30 minutes, WAFA took the lead 2 minutes later with some controversy erupting soon afterward. The WAFA bench believed the goal should have been awarded Eric Asamany, but the…

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Match Report : Elmina Sharks 1-1 Great Olympics – Olympics dives deep for a point against Sharks

Elmina Sharks were held to 1-1 draw by Great Olympics at the Ndoum Stadium in their match day five  Ghana Premier League encounter. Benjamin Boateng’s goal was cancelled by Sadick Sule’s late strike to make sure the spoils were shared. Elmina Sharks started the game on top as they searched for an early goal and that nearly came from Daniel Obeng Crentsil. His shot however hit the post. The home side finally broke the deadlock courtesy a strike from Benjamin Boateng. The striker converted nicely from a free kick to…

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Match Report: Aduana 2-0 Legon Cities- Yahaya Mohammed’s home streak continues as Ogya Boys return to winning ways

Aduana Stars cruised to a convincing 2-0 win over Legon Cities on match day five of the Ghana Premier League. The Ogya boys came into the Sunday’s match looking to write a wrong in front of their home fans following their shocking defeat to Eleven Wonders on Wednesday. Yahaya Mohammed opened the scoring at the Nana Agyeman Badu park on the stroke of half time to give the host a 1-0 lead at the break. The 45th minute strike was his 6th goal in the ongoing campaign, all of which…

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Match Report: Liberty 1-2 Hearts of Oak; Hearts bounce back from a goal down to claim away win

Accra Hearts of Oak came back from a goal down to claim a deserving away win against Liberty Professionals at Dansoman. The match week 5 encounter got underway with both teams expectant of positive results. Liberty got off to a flyer after recording an early goal from a set piece situation. Defender Michael Sefa rose highest to power his header into the net inside 2 minutes to give the home side the advantage. The goal spurred the home side on and they rallied forward in search of more goals. Hearts…

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Match Report: Dreams FC 1-0 Medeama SC- Medeama’s unbeaten run ends in Dawu

Medeama SC tasted their first defeat in the ongoing Premier League season at the hands of Dreams FC in Dawu on match day five. The Still Believe lads overpowered the Mauve and Yellows to bring an end to an impressive run of 3 wins and 1 draw in their opening 4 games. The hosts took an early lead at Theatre of Dreams which proved enough to snatch maximum points. Eric OFORI Antwi under immense pressure kicked to Arthur who set up Ibrahim Issah for the opener. The 9th minute strike…

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