Week 13 of the 2017 Ghana Premier League produced mouthwatering results across the various league centres led by the Kasalgu Park in Utrecht, Tamale. The Stars of the East denied Accra Hearts of Oak on three separate occasions in a 3-3 thriller involving Bolga All Stars.
At the Tema stadium, the Harbour Boys secured their first win in six games against relegation battlers, Great Olympics. Malik Antrie found the opener for the Tema based side before J ames Akaminko confirmed the winner after Abel Manomey had restored parity for the 1970 champions.
Life after Lugarusic seem not to be going as anticipated as Kotoko are yet to win their opening two premier league games under coach Frimpong Manso and Godwin Ablordey. The Porcupines drew one -all with Fire Boys at the Baba Yara Sports stadium.
Kotoko are without a win in their last five league games. Zakaria Mumuni’s goal was cancelled by a second half goal from Kotoko’s Abass Mohammed after a missed spot kick by Kwame Boahene.
It was a festival of goals at the Tamale Utrecht park with both Hearts and Bolga All Stars scoring 3 in a 6 goal thriller. Ivorian import , Alex Kouasi, scored a goal in the dying embers to secure a point for Accra Hearts of Oak who are facing defensive crisis due to injuries to first choice centre backs Inusah Musah and Reuben Gnagne. Returnee midfielder Winful Cobbinah provided two assists in the game billed for the gods of the land.
It was all barren at the Nana Gyeabour Fosu Park as Bechem United and Ebusua Dwarfs drew goalless. The goalscoring prowess of goal king prospect, Nicholas Gyan, was curtailed by the defensive Bechem United side that failed to feast on the few chances that came their way.
Inter Allies arrived home from Elmina with a hard earned point against Elmina Sharks. The yawning mouths of the Sharks couldn’t swallow the Tema boys in the 0-0 stalemate thanks to the goal keeping heroics of Kwame Baah.
At the Sogakokpe park, WAFA made it 18 points out of 6 games as they continue their overwhelmingly impressive start to the season. The Academy Boys defeated the Scientific Soccer Lads 2-1. Togoleses striker Komlana Agbediniadan bagged a brace to nullify the effort of Liberty skipper , Samuel Sarfo Maldini. WAFA leads the table with 29 points after 13 rounds of fixtures.
Champions , Wa All Stars were undone by a 44th minute goal from Alfred Okai Quay at the Golden City Park in a 1-0 defeat for the Blues over the Northern Blues. A controversial rolling ball was swung in by Stephen Amankona without the consent of the referee only for Alfred to guide the ball home. It ended Wa All Stars 5 match unbeaten run away from home.