Aduana Stars were the news makers on match day 12 as they continued their new found form by beating New Edubiase United at the Len Clay Sports Stadium, Obuasi.
Statistics on match day 12
Match day 12 produced 11 goals from 7 games, which is the fewest goals scored on a match. However, Medeama who defeated Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday to reach a historic CAF Confederation Cup group stage have a game in hand against Techiman City.
Latif Blessing scored in Liberty Professionals' 2 all draw away league game against Dreams FC to catch Yahaya Mohammed in the top scorers race with 9 goals each
Asante Kotoko and Aduana Stars were the sides that fetched wins on the road.
The Dormaa lads 1-0 win against New Edubiase United has extended their winning streak in the league to 5 which s the currently the highest winning run in the 2015-16.
Bechem United’s home unbeaten run this season came to an end after they suffered a 0-1 defeat to Kumasi Asante Kotoko who have won their last 3 league games.
Hearts of Oak remain at the top of the league summit, following their 1-0 victory over Sekondi Hasaacas on Wednesday, despite playing behind closed doors.
The troubles of Inter Allies continued as another struggling side Ashgold held them to a 1-1 draw at Tema, so their search for a win in 5 games would continue entering into match day 13, despite Jimmy Korblah’s presence as the new coach in charge of the team.
A total of 94 matches have been played thus far
A total of 194 goals have been scored, which is an average of 2.06 goals per game.
Edusua Dwarfs are still rocked to the bottom of the table with 10 points despite parting ways with head coach J.E Sarpong after match day 11 they settled for a goalless against Berekum Chelsea
Aduana Stars are the highest scoring club with 18 goals.
Aduana Stars and WAFA are the teams with best defence, having conceded 8 goals each
A total of 71 wins have been recorded in 94 games, a percentage of 75.5% of wins.
Hearts of Oak are the team with most wins: 7 wins.
There have been 16 away wins thus far. In percentage wise 22.53% of the wins have been recorded in away games:
23 drawn games have been witnessed in 94 league games, which is 24.46%.
Ashgold have drawn five (7) games which is the most by a club.
The most goals scored on a match day are 25: match day 6.
The least number of goals scored on a match day are 11, which happened on match day 12
The highest scoring game was witnessed on match day two and six. On match day 2 Hasaacas defeated Techiman City 4-2 and on match day 6, Liberty Professionals demolished league champions Ashgold 5-1, both in 6-goal thriller
The highest number of goals scored by a single club in a game is 5 goals by WAFA in a 5-0 win over Hasaacas on match day 3 and Liberty Professionals when they defeated Ashgold 5-1 on match day 6.
Stats on players
Yahaya Mohammed and Latif Blessing are joint leading top scorers in the league with 9 goals
Dauda Mohammed has scored the fastest goal of the season. It came under one (1) minute against Dreams FC at Dawu on match day 8
Charles Boateng was the first player to score a goal this season, when his opener aided WAFA to edge Kotoko 2-0, with Samuel Tetteh scoring the other in the opening day of the Ghana Premier League
The first hat-trick of the season was registered by Samuel Tetteh on match day 3 when WAFA thrashed Hasaacas 5-0. Yahaya Mohammed has registered the second hat-trick of the season, after hitting 3 past Hasaacas on match day 8
8 players have scored a brace this season: Maxwell Baako of Wa All Stars, Latif Blessing of Liberty Professionals (scored a brace twice), Eric Bekoe of Hasaacas, Musah Ibrahim of Hearts of Oak, Saddick Adams of Berekum (twice) Chelsea, Magnus Ebo Duncan of Hasaacas , Yahaya Mohammed of Aduana Stars (twice) and Dauda Mohammed
The first player to be sent off was Eric Kumi, for receiving a 2nd booking for taking off his shirt, after scoring against Medeama.
Emmanuel Hayford and Lord Ofushene of Dreams FC and Inter Allies respectively were the first two persons to see a direct red card, following a scuffle between them in their sides 2-2 draw.