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23.11.2009 League Report

Lions down Kotoko as Wise struggle

By Ghana FA
Lions down Kotoko as Wise struggle
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A flurry of goals, 21, capped match-day-7 of the Glo Premier League as every centre had a goal on a weekend where no drawn game was recorded.

There was an away win in Kumasi with seven other sides all winning at home.

Kessben FC's four-point lead at the summit of the premiership has been cut to one after going down 1-2 to debutants New Edubiase United.

The defeat at the Len Clay Stadium halts the leaders' three-game winning run as Bashir Hayford's side recorded their second defeat away loss.

Nuhu Fuseini and Seidu Bamson gave Edubiase a two-goal lead before James Boadu pulled a goal back for Kessben.

Asante Kotoko's struggles continued in Kpando where they bowed to a 0-1 defeat to Heart of Lions and finished the game with ten men following the dismissal of striker Samad Oppong.

Tanko Mohammed's 11th minute header ensured that home side roared loudest in the biggest fixture of the weekend as Lions move into fourth place.

Champions Hearts of Oak bounced from their midweek loss to beat Bechem Chelsea 2-1 at the Robert Mensah Stadium as they completed serving their two-game home ban.

Obed Ansah and Tuaha Khemis sent the Phobians into a two-nil lead before Kankani Salifu scored the consolation for Chelsea.

Real Tamale United were winners in the five-goal thriller as the Tamale Stadium as they sealed a 3-2 victory over Great Olympics. Abdul Aziz Yusif struck a brace for the home team.

A spot kick converted by Francis Aggrey ensured that Berekum Arsenals beat a 9-man AshantiGold side 2-1 at the Golden City Park.

Aggrey opened the scoring but Euguene Owusu drew level for the Miners before his spot kick handed the Gunners the win.

All Stars recorded their first away win in the season as they were 2-1 winners against King Faisal at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Ofosu Mickey put Faisal the lead in the 8th minute but Nathaniel Asamoah grabbed a brace to seal it for the Blues. The defeat was the first for Faisal since parting ways with head coach Isaac Opeele Boateng last week.

Liberty Professionals heaped more pressure on the Eleven Wise technical team headed by ex-international C.K. Akonnor after beating the Sekondi-based side 2-0 at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman.

The defeat was the fourth successive loss for Wise who have picked up four points from a possible 21 having lost five matches so far.

Kevin Kwaku Kouadio and Francis Moton scored for Liberty to keep Wise at the bottom of the table.

A goal by Francis Larbi gave Hasaacas all three points in their 1-0 victory over Aduana Stars at the Sekondi Sports Stadium.

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