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Match Day 22 of the Ghana Premier League produced 24 goals in all, with 16 and 8 home  and away goals respectively.

On Saturday, Augustine Okrah scored the only goal in the game to secure the three maximum points for Asante Kotoko after they beat Legon Cities at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Victorien Adebayor, Hans Kwofie, and Nasiru Moro were the attacking trio for the home side while Kotoko relied on Gama as the front runner.

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Kotoko took the lead on the 13th minutes into the game, kind courtesy Augustine Okrah after he got a touch on the ball from Gama’s freekick beating a host of legs, when Legon Cities defender Justice Anane fouled Gama at the right corner of attack.

In the second half, Bashir Hayford introduced Asamoah Gyan but to no avail as the ‘Royals’ were pressed for an equalizer.

Coach Barreto and his boys kept their momentum going till the game was brought to an end.

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Medeama SC recorded their fourth win on the trot after Ahmed Toure, Ibrahim Imoro and Prince Opoku Agyemang powered the home side to victory over Ebusua Dwarfs.

The game ended goalless in the first half as both teams were discpline at the defense.

Ahmed Toure registered his name on the score sheet four minutes after the break to put the Mauve and Yellow into the lead.Ibrahim Yaro doubled the lead to make it 2-0 inside 67 minutes.10 minutes later Prince Opoku Agyemang scored the third goal to shut the away team at the Akoon Park. The victory lifted Medeama SC to the top of the league log.

Dreams FC beat Hearts of Oak 2-0 at Dawu on Sunday. Both teams couldn’t find the back of the net as the first half remain barren at the ‘Theater of Dreams’.

Nuru Sulley was shown red on the 51st minutes for his second booking leaving the Phobians with ten men on the pitch.

Three minutes later, Ali Huzaf scores to put Dreams ahead while Emmanuel Nettey and Isaac Mensah replaced Afutu and Patrick Razak on the 70th and 78th respectively for the away side.

Imoro Ibrahim made it two for his side at the dying embers of the game as Dreams FC stun 10 men Hearts in Dawu.

Great Olympics scored two past Liberty Professionals at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Maxwell Nii Abbey Quaye scored the opener on the 35th minutes to put the Dade boys into the lead as the first half ended 1-0.

Olympics doubled their lead later in the 84th minutes kind courtesy Joshua Rhule to help his side beat the Dasoman based club over the weekend.

Full results below

Brekum Chelsea 2-3 WAFA
Eleven Wonders 2-1 Aduana Stars
Legon Cities 0-1 Asante Kotoko
Bechem United 2-1 Inter Allies
King Faisal 1-1 Karela United
Medeama SC 3-0 Ebusua Dwarfs
Elmina Sharks 2-1 AshantiGold
Great Olympics 2-0 Liberty Professionals
Dreams FC 2-0 Hearts of Oak

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