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All Stars Overtake Hearts At The Top, City Suffer First Home Defeat

West African Football Academy hammered giants Hearts Of Oak 3-0 on match day 23 of the Ghana Premier League on Saturday at the Red Bull Arena, Sogakope to move fifth on the league log.

Hearts Of Oak drops to the second position on the league log after they suffered their first ever away defeat to WAFA.

The Academy lads made their intentions clear just three minutes into the game as Togolese international Komlan Agbeniadan opened the scoring for Akakpo Patron’s charges.

Nine minutes later, Charles Boateng doubled his side’s lead with a stupendous finish, and on the 25 minutes Agbeniadan snatched his second on the afternoon.

Sérgio Traguil’s men fought hard to reduce the tally but their effort was not enough as WAFA dominated all departments of the game. the win is the first for the Academy boys after 11 meetings with the Accra-based outfit.

Wa All Stars moved to the summit of the league table after posting a 2-0 win over Bechem United at the Malik Jabil Park. Sadiq Alhassan opened the scores through the spot, with Richard Arthur scoring his side’s second goal.

All Stars now lead the park with 41 points, two more than second-placed, Hearts Of Oak.

At the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Asante Kotoko secured a late winner through a spot-kick against Dreams FC – a decision which brought divergent views at the match venue. The captain of the side, Amos Frimpong converted the kick in the 87th minute to hand Kotoko their first win after five games.

Ashanti Gold continued their resurgence as they beat New Edubiase 2-0 at the Len Clay Stadium. Midfielder Fuseini Nuhu scored from the spot to put the Miners ahead before Emmanuel Osei Baffour added the second goal.

Elsewhere in Techiman, City suffered their first home defeat as they were beaten 1-0 by Ebusua Dwarfs. Alhaji Mustapha scored the only goal of the game.

At the Tema Park, Inter Allies were held in a 1-1 stalemate by Medeama SC. Kwesi Donsu scored through a free kick for the visitors, with Gockel Ahortor getting the equalizer for Jimmy Cobblah’s boys.

Aduana Stars suffered yet another defeat on the road as they lost 2-0 to Hasaacas at the Sekondi Sports Stadium. Kojo Poku and Magnus Ebo Duncan scored for the Sekondi-based club with Bright Adjei netting the consolation.

Berekum Chelsea played a 1-1 draw with Liberty Professionals at the Golden City Park. Daniel Kodie scored the game’s first goal before Seth Appiah snatched the equalizer.

The league continues with Match day 24 fixtures on Saturday.

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