GN Bank Division One League- Week 10 Review: Ebusua Dwarfs rise again
BY ABDUL-JALILU AHMED
A well-organized Dwarfs, picked an essential away victory, romping over Wassaman United, 3 – 1 at Donpim Park, when Week 10 of GN Bank Divison One League was played across all venues in the country.
Goals from Ricky Adjei Mensah and Bright Lukam, who scored brace, were enough to seal victory for Ebusua Dwarfs.
In Zone One, Tano Bofoakwa had the bragging rights with a confident 1 – 0 success over Berekum Arsenal, a result that brought an end to Arsenal's five-match winning streak. Utrecht walloped Bolga Man City 6 – 0 while Mpuasoman brushed aside Esperance 3 – 1.
Real Tamale United responded to the challenge after a 2 – 0 victory against Techiman City and Amanjande were held to a 1 – 1 draw by Guan United. Berlin FC had a vital away point courtesy a 2 – 2 draw against Bolga All Stars.
Wa Africa United bounced back with a deserved 2 – 0 win over Galaxy and Tamale All Stars kept all points with a lone goal against Unity FC.
In Zone Two, Dwarfs kept their promotion ambitions alive and took over the top-spot after running over Wassaman United 3 – 1 and becoming the first opponent to hand defeat to wassaman at home. Bright Lukman scored brace on the 2nd and 40th minute as well Ricky Adjei Mensah on the 90th minute for Dwarfs. Dacosta Ampem reduced the deficit for Wassaman United in the 60th minute.
Elmina Sharks continued with their vintage performance, dispatching Eleven Wise 3 – 0. Proud United shattered the dreams of King Faisal, thrashing them 3 – 1
Dunkwa United toiled for away victory beating Tarkwa United 1 -0 at Tarkwa Park. Windy Professionals' miserable season continued after slumping to a 4 – 1 defeat to Starke FC. Samosa remain firmly in the drop zone after sharing the spoils with Cornerstone at the Baba Yara Stadium. Deportivo lost 1 – 0 to mid-table Karela FC.
In Zone Three, Dreams FC protected their advantage with a 2 -1 success over Istanbul. Tema Youth got elevated from bottom three following a 1 – 0 triumph against D'international at Tema Stadium.
Nania FC were denied a first victory at home after a goalless game against King Solomon.
Prestige FC overcame Hot Steel with a lone goal and Danbort FC managed for an away point in a 1 – 1 draw against Real Athletico. An impressive performance from Amidaus Professionals earned them a crucial point, playing as guest to Okwahu United in a six- goal thriller.
RESULTS AT A GLANCE
AMANJANDE 1 – 1 GUAN UNITED
UTRECHT 6 – 0 BOLGA MAN CITY
WA AFRICAN UNITED 2 – 0 GALAXY
RTU 2 – 0 TECHIMAN CITY
MPUASOMAN 3 – 1 ESPERANCE
BOFOAKWA 1 – 0 BERUM ARSENAL
TAMALE ALL STARS 1 – 0 UNITY FC
BOLGA ALL STARS 2 – 2 BERLIN FC
SAMARTEX 1 – 1 GOLD STARS
PROUD UNITED 3 – 1 KING FAISAL
TARKWA UNITED 0 – 1 DUNKWA UNITED
ELMINA SHARKS 3 – 0 ELEVEN WISE
WASSAMAN UNITED 1 – 3 DWARFS
CORNERSTONE 0 – 0 SAMOSA
STARKE FC 3 – 1 WINDY PROFESSIONALS
KARELA 1 – 0 DEPORTIVO
PRESTIGE 1 – 0 HOT STEEL
DREAMS FC 2 – 1 ISTANBUL
TEMA YOUTH 1 – 0 D'INTERNATIONAL
NANIA FC 0 – 0 KING SOLOMON
REAL ATHLETICO 1 – 1 DANBORT
OKWAHU UNITED 3 – 3 AMIDAUS PROFESSIONALS
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