2021/22 GPL: Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak win; Eleven Wonders stun King Faisal on match week 12
Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak picked up vital wins while Eleven Wonders stunned King Faisal on match week 12 of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday.
The Porcupine Warriors scored three second half goals to beat AshantiGold SC 3-1 at the Baba Yara sports stadium in the Ashanti derby.
Cameroonian forward Thierry Mbella Etouga bagged a sensational second-half hat-trick to ensure that the Reds won convincingly to move to the top of of the league table with 26 points. Elijah Addai pulled one back for the Miners who extended their winless streak to five games.
Second-placed Aduana FC who are behind by three points beat Elmina Sharks 1-0 at the Nduom stadium.
Bright Adjei’s lone strike was enough to seal all three points.
King Faisal suffered their 3rd defeat of the season and also lost the top position after succumbing to a 2-0 loss to Eleven Wonders at the Ohene Ameyaw Park at Techiman.
A brace from Ibrahim Laar within seven second half minutes stunned King Faisal.
Earlier on Saturday, James Sewornu was simply unstoppable in Bibiani where Hearts of Oak beat Gold Stars 1-0 at DUN’S Park. The defender who played at right back following the suspension of captain Mohammed Fatau smashed home the only goal of the match on the half hour mark to give the champions all the spoils.
Below are the full results of match week 12:
Medeama 1-1 Berekum Chelsea
Bibiani Gold Stars 0-1 Hearts of Oak
Accra Lions 0-0 WAFA
Eleven Wonders 2-0 King Faisal
Bechem United 2-0 RTU
Dreams FC 0-1 Legon Cities
Elmina Sharks 0-1 Aduana Stars
Asante Kotoko 3-1 Ashanti Gold SC
Great Olympics 1-1 Karela United