Ghana Premier League: Statistics: All Stars top table, Dauda Mohammed hat-trick to finish first round
Wa All Stars completed the first round of the Ghana Premier League on top of the league ladder with 28 points, while Dauda Mohammed scored the third hat-trick of the season.
Statistics on match day 15
There were four draws and four wins on match day 15 of the GPL
Twenty-one (21) goals were scored on match day 15 after 8 games played
Two games produced the highest number of goals: Kotoko defeated Techiman City 4-2, whereas Aduana Stars edged past Bechem United 4-2, both games recording 6 goals.
Dauda Mohammed grabbed a hat-trick in Kotoko's 4-2 victory to take his goal tally to 8
Wa All Stars were the only side that secured an away league victory when they piped Berekum Chelsea by a goal to nil.
League champions Ashanti Gold recorded their 10th draw of the season, when WAFA held them to a goalless draw at Obuasi.
A total of 118 matches have been played thus far. There are two outstanding games to be cleared by Medeama due to their CAF Confederation Cup campaign.
A total of 249 goals were scored, which is an average of 2.11 goals per game.
Aduana Stars finished the first round of the season as the side that scored the highest number of goals, scoring 24 in the process.
Sekondi Hasaacas let in 25 goals, which was the highest after the first 15 matches
Wa All Stars were the team with the best defence, conceding 9 goals
A total of 86 wins were recorded in 118 games, a percentage of 72.88 of wins.
Aduana Stars, Kotoko and All Stars were the teams that won most games: 8 wins.
There were 19 away wins. In percentage wise 21.95% of the wins were recorded in away games:
32 drawn games have been witnessed in 118 league games, which is 27.11%.
Ashgold have drawn nine (10) games which is the most by a club.
The most goals scored on a match day were 25: match day 6.
The least number of goals scored on a match day were 11, which happened on match day 12
The highest scoring game was witnessed on match day two and six. On match day 2 Hasaacas defeated Techiman City 4-2 and on match day 6, Liberty Professionals demolished league champions Ashgold 5-1, Kotoko 4-2 Techiman City and Aduan Stars 4-2 Bechem United, all in 6-goal thriller
The highest number of goals scored by a single club in a game were 5 goals by WAFA in a 5-0 win over Hasaacas on match day 3 and Liberty Professionals when they defeated Ashgold 5-1 on match day 6.
Stats on players
Yahaya Mohammed finished the first half of the season with 11 league goals to beat off competition from Latif Blessing in the race for top scorer of the season
Dauda Mohammed scored the fastest goal of the first half of the season. It came under one (1) minute against Dreams FC at Dawu on match day 8
Charles Boateng was the first player to score a goal this season, when his opener aided WAFA to edge Kotoko 2-0, with Samuel Tetteh scoring the other in the opening day of the Ghana Premier League
The first hat-trick of the season was registered by Samuel Tetteh on match day 3 when WAFA thrashed Hasaacas 5-0. Yahaya Mohammed registered the second hat-trick of the season, after hitting 3 past Hasaacas on match day 8, before Dauda Mohammed completed the first round of the season with the 3 hat-trick as Kotoko defeated Techiman City 4-2
9 players scored a brace after the first round of matches: Maxwell Baako of Wa All Stars, Latif Blessing of Liberty Professionals (scored a brace twice), Eric Bekoe of Hasaacas, Musah Ibrahim of Hearts of Oak, Saddick Adams of Berekum (twice) Chelsea, Magnus Ebo Duncan of Hasaacas , Yahaya Mohammed of Aduana Stars (thrice), Dauda Mohammed and Bright Adjei (Aduana Stars)
The first player to be sent off was Eric Kumi, for receiving a 2nd booking for taking off his shirt, after scoring against Medeama.
Emmanuel Hayford and Lord Ofushene of Dreams FC and Inter Allies respectively were the first two persons to see a direct red card, following a scuffle between them in their sides 2-2 draw
Top scorers chart after 118 games
Yahaya Mohammed- Aduana Stars 11 goals
Latif Blessing-Liberty Professionals- 9 goals
Dauda Mohammed- Asante Kotoko- 8 goals
Saddick Adams- Berekum Chelsea- 7 goals
Eric Bekoe- Hasaacas - 7 goals
Lawson Bekui- Dreams- 7 goals
Richard Arthur- All stars- 6 goals
Samuel Tetteh- WAFA-5 goals