Ghana Premier League Statistics and review of match day 23

Elmina Sharks earned back to back away wins, Amed Toure grabbed a hat-trick

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Match day 23 produced 21 goals in seven league games. Only the Kotoko-Hearts game couldn't come off due the accident that hit Asante Kotoko last week.

379 goals have been scored from match day 1 to match day 23. A total of 182 games have been played after day 23, which is an average of 2.08.

There were five home wins and two away wins on match day 23 of the Ghana Premier League.

Elmina Sharks ended AshGold six game-winning run when they edged them 1-2 at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium. The win for Elmina Sharks meant they have registered three consecutive wins in the Ghana Premier League for the very first time this season They won at home against Bolga All Stars, before they earned their first away win at Liberty Professionals and continued their impressive run with another win on the road against AshGold.

Yaw Acheampong, the new coach of the side appeared to have turned things around for Elmina Sharks, since taking over from coach Cobinah Amissah who was asked to step aside after poor run of results. He began slowly with a draw and a defeat at home against Hearts of Oak, but he has helped the team find their mojo back.

 West African Football Academy (WAFA), the league leaders were handed a defeat by Berekum Chelsea who have also struggled in recent times.

Whereas, Aduana Stars managed a home win, meaning they are now tied with WAFA on 43 points, but the tie will be broken via the application of the head to head rule. However, WAFA have a game in hand which is against AshGold at Obuasi.

Tema Youth after two successive defeats returned to winning ways when they defeated Inter Allies 3-1 at the Tema Sports Stadium. Inter Allies prior to the defeat had also gone three games unbeaten.

Bolga All Stars continued their poor run as the whipping boys of the season as they ship four goals into their net without a reply against Aduana Stars.

Gt. Olympics continued to blow hot and cold when they lost 0-3 at home against Medeama SC on Sunday. They had earned a sensational 2-0 victory over league champions Wa All Stars on match day 21, so much was expected of them, yet the 'Wonder Club' flattered to deceive.

Liberty Professionals after three defeats on the trot, against Aduana Stars, Elmina Sharks and Wa All Stars have slipped into the relegation zone

Asante Kotoko vs Hearts of Oak tie remains an outstanding due to the accident that hit the Porcupine Warriors last week Wednesday while returning from a league game against Inter Allies.

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Players

Amed Toure emerged as the third player to bag a hat-trick this season, after Hans Koffie of AshGold and Alfred Nii Quaye of Berekum Chelsea. Amed Toure scored thrice to inspire Bechem United to a 4-0 win against Bolga All Stars.

Majeed Ashimeru of WAFA is the assist king of the season, having made 9 supplies.

Amed Toure has overtaken Nicholas Gyan on the top scorers chat. His three goals have made his goal tally 12 and Gyan who failed to find the back of the net is trailing him by a goal to nil.

On match day 23 Bright Adjei hit a brace for Aduana Stars in their 2-0 win over Ebusua Dwarfs.

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