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The Ghana Premier League resumes this weekend with exciting fixtures to kick off the second round after a short break. The second round is traditionally more exciting, as it is the round which will seal the fate of those battling for the ultimate, as well as those fighting to beat the drop into Division One. WAFA were the stand-out team of the first round, and their title-chasing rivals like Aduana Stars and Accra Hearts of Oak will be aiming at overtaking them in the second round. The likes of Ashantigold, who had a very difficult first round will hope to…

Four players have been added to the squad to bolster the team for the second round, their deals were completed on transfer deadline day. Three strikers Kojo Dei, Abdul-Nassiru Hamzah, Kwadwo Frimpong and defender Maxwell Ansah have been brought to augment the team. The quartet have started training with the team already and will meet the entire squad on Monday when training resumes on full scale.

Asante Kotoko head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko has expressed delight for winning his first game in the MTN FA Cup round of 32 fixture against lower tier side Proud United on Sunday, adding he wants to ‘’create a very good and solid team’’ The Porcupine warriors had to rely on Baba Mahama’s second half goal to book qualification to the last 16. Kotoko have gone winless in eight open play matches after the sacking of Croatian trainer Dzvrako Logarusic. “I am happy for getting this win, I want to create a very good and solid team’’ He said ‘’I…

Former Board Member of Asante Kotoko Alhaji Abu Lamin says coach Steve Pollack is on the right path to turn things around for Kotoko. The Porcupine Warriors recorded a slim 1-0 win over division one side Proud United in the round of 32 game in the MTN FA Cup on Sunday. Prior to Pollack’s arrival, Kotoko had recorded just a win in any of their last nine games in all competitions, Speaking after the game in Swedru,Alhaji Abu Lamin is confident the former Berekum Chelsea trainer is on the right path to turn the dwindling fortunes of the club around.…

Former Defender Richard Kissi Boateng has rejoined Liberty Professionals ahead of the start of the second round of the Ghana Premier League. The veteran left wing-back completed the long awaited move on Monday May 15, 2017 after a successful medical examination last week. The former TP Mazembe Star has been a free agent since leaving the DR Congo side at the end of last season and has been training with Liberty Professionals since pre-season. Meanwhile, the Dansoman based side have also completed the registration of young shot stopper Kofi Baah who joined from second division side Charity Stars to beef…

Asante Kotoko assistant Coach Frimpong Manso has refused a failure tag despite failing to win a single GPL game when he headed the technical bench of the Club. The Porcupine Warriors endured a downward spiral after going seven games without a win after the sacking of Dzravko Logarusic as head coach of the team. Manso was brought to turn things around for the Porcupine Warriors but his short stint as head coach could not produce good result for the club and now has been reassigned to assist Steve Pollack but insists Kotoko’s problem existed before his take over. “When I…

The former Ghana captain for the very first time has revealed why he decided to joining relegation threatening Ashanti Gold SC club. According to Akonnor he needed to take a new challenge in his coaching career adding that the only way he could test his technical knowledge was to go for struggling Ashgold side, revive it and ensure they beat relegation. The former Dreams FC trainer picked his first victory with the Obuasi based side when they beat defending league champions Wa All Stars courtesy Shafiu Mumuni’s header. ”A lot of people might not understand why I made such decision to…

Hearts of Oak striker is full of excitement after ending his goal drought in Sunday. Cosmos Dauda finally was on the score sheet when his side walloped Liberty Professionals 3-0 in Dansoman on Sunday, Dauda, came off from the bench to strike in their week 15 match as the Phobians continued their impressive display. The 22 year old attacker was finished the previous season as the club’s top scorer has been criticized hugely following his inability to score goals. He was however left joyous when he finally registering his name on the scoresheet in his team’s away game. “I have…

The Ghana Premier  league  first round ended this weekend with a surprise team WAFA leading the league log. Here are wonderful statistics of the first round: 1. MOST POINTS IN OVERALL GAMES – WAFA (32 points) 2. MOST POINTS @ HOME – WAFA (22 points out of 24 points) 3. MOST POINTS @ AWAY – Aduana Stars (13 points out of 24 points) 4. MOST GOALS SCORED OVERALL – WAFA (24 goals) 5. MOST GOALS CONCEDED OVERALL – Bolga All Stars (30 goals) 6. MOST GOALS SCORED @ HOME – WAFA (16 goals) 7. MOST GOALS SCORED @ AWAY -…

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