Aduana whip Bechem, topple WAFA

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Former WAFA SC captain Martin Antwi was on hand to haunt the side as he scored to hand inter Allies a 1-0 victory at the El Wak Stadium.

The defeat for WAFA meant the side were displaced from the top of the table as Aduana Stars thrashed Bechem United 3-0 at home. Sam Adams led the charge before striker Nathaniel Asamoah completed the move to the summit with a brace.

Aduana Stars now lead the pack with 33 points with the Academy boys just one behind after matchday 16 of the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League.

AshantiGold continued their push to move from the bottom by picking their second point on the road this season in a 1-1 stalemate away to Wa All Stars. The Miners fired first through Shafiu Mumuni in the 10th minute but the lead did not last beyond 90 seconds with David Abagna pegging back with a free-kick effort.

Kotoko new coach Steve Polack got off to a winning start courtesy an impeccable strike by diminutive playmaker Baba Mahama which handed the Porcupines a 1-0 victory away at Tema Youth. While dominating play, Baba received the ball from an Emmanuel Gyamfi corner kick in the 67th minute, took a good control before letting fly an effort into the far corner. Kotoko finally secured their first full points in nine league games and now place 5th on the log.

Hearts of Oak failed to complete a season double over Liberty Professionals as they settled for a 1-1 draw at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. Left-back Richard Kissi Boateng who rejoined Liberty from TP Mazembe last month proved a torn in the flesh of the Phobians. One of his great runs provided the assist for Benjamin Eshun to put the visitors ahead in the 38th minute. Patrick Razak earned a penalty for Hearts in the 44th minute which was expertly converted by centre-back Vincent Atingah. Hearts were lucky to not go down 2-1 after Eshun headed home from another Kissi Boateng cross but the goal was controversially overruled for an offside. The Phobians remain third with 27points

Medeama baptized Bolga All Stars 5-1 in their first ever meeting at the T&A Park on Sunday. Striker Bernard Ofori shot the hosts in the lead but the Stars of the East levelled through Naem Mohammed. Latif Salifu then restored the lead before the break. Ofori returned in the second half with two more goals for his hat-trick on the day. Mershak Odoom scored the 5th goal for the Mauves.

On Saturday, Ebusua Dwarfs secured the bragging rights with a 3-1 victory over Elmina Sharks in the coastal derby while new signing Cofie Bekoe’s second half strike handed Great Olympics an important 1-0 win over Berekum Chelsea.

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