GPL: Wrap of week 8 matches
Hearts of Oak Coach David Duncan recorded his first victory since taking charge of the team a week ago after beating Liberty Professionals 2-0 at the Accra Sports stadium in Accra on Sunday.
Two second half goals by Robin Gnagne and Ashitey Ollenu handed them all the three points in the Accra derby.
This victory marks the Phobians third win of the season and Coach David Duncan’s first in his second game in charge.
Champions Asante Kotoko returned to winning ways after last week’s goalless draw with Accra Hearts of Oak in the Super clash.
The porcupine warriors for the first time ended Tema youth’s dominance over them at the Tema stadium as they handed them a 2-1 defeat.
Kotoko after a slow start have now moved to third on the table and are now a point behind new leaders, Aduana Stars.
Ebusua Dwarfs made a triumphant return to their favorite grounds, the Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast after completing a 12-match ban from last season.
The cape coast based side thumped Berekum Chelsea 4-1 to give their home fans something to cheer about after missing their action in a long time due to their ban.
The result will mean lots to them as they jump second on the standings just a point behind leaders Aduana Stars. Chelsea got their consolation through Bismark Idan and the defeat sees the Berekum side slip to fifth on the table.
Berekum Arsenal picked their first three points of the season after beating AshantiGold 1-0 at the Berekum Golden City Park.
The Gunner’s had gone seven matches without a win but a 31st minute goals by Bright Kukubor earned them their first win of the season which lifts them off the foot of the table to a place from bottom.
In other matches played at the weekend, King Faisal and Wa All Stars shared the spoils in their goalless draw at the Baba Yara stadium in Kumasi while New Edubiase handed RTU 2-0 at the Bekwai Park.
SC Medeama’s hopes of returning to the top of the premier league Premier League standings suffered a hit after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Amidaus Professionals at the Tarkwa Park
Aduana Stars are now on top of the premier league standings after a 2-0 win over Heart of Lions at the Agyemang Badu Park in Dormaa.