The 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League ended in grand style on Sunday with a mouth-watering records as Great Olympics,Tema Youth and Bolga All-Stars unfortunately said farewell to the league,relegated to the lower tier after ‘survival Sunday’.
*Records made at end of the league season.*
Penalties missed in the league
Last two seasons: 17
Last season: 20
This season: 20
18 goals scored across all league centers in the final league fixture,10 less than 28 goals scored on the final match day of last season’s campaign.
Ashgold’s Hans Kwofie becomes the premier league’s 1st ever player to score 3 hat-tricks in a calendar year. Against relegated side Great Olympics,Berekum Chelsea and league winners Aduana Stars.
518 goals scored in the league this season,surpassing last season’s total of 499 goals.
Hans Kwofie in Ashgold’s last 11 league games netted 9 times,seeing him clinch to this season’s goal king awards with 17 goals,3 goals clear Bechem United’s goal poacher Samuel Sarfo.
Asante Kotoko SC kept 5 clean sheets playing away more than any side,meanwhile Bolga All-stars remained adamant recording no away clean sheet.
Bechem United scored 10 of their league goals in the final 15 mins, second highest to (38%) to Liberty Professionals (39%)