Kotoko Salvages Draw Against Karela United as Samartex Thrash Bechem: Ghana Premier League Recap


In an action-packed Sunday in the Ghana Premier League, Asante Kotoko managed to secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Karela United, thanks to Baba Yahaya’s late equalizer. While this result offers some relief for the Porcupine Warriors, it extends their winless streak to three games this season.

The draw also spotlights Kotoko’s ongoing struggle to clinch victories at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. In their last six attempts at home, they have failed to secure a win. Kotoko fans will be hoping for improved performances in their upcoming matches to change this trend.

In other fixtures on Sunday, Samartex had a fantastic afternoon, dismantling Bechem United with a commanding 4-1 victory. This triumph propelled Samartex to second place in the league table, showcasing their prowess in the competition.

Meanwhile, Real Tamale United and Heart of Lions played out a thrilling 2-2 draw, with the newly promoted club still in search of their first win of the season. Legon Cities secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Aduana FC, while Great Olympics managed to secure a narrow 1-0 win against Bibiani Goldstars.

The excitement didn’t stop there, as newcomers Bofoakwa Tano claimed the top spot in the league after their impressive victory over Hearts of Oak on Saturday in Sunyani. The match was decided by Bofoakwa Tano’s captain, Saaka Dauda, who netted a superb goal from a challenging angle. This win marked Hearts of Oak’s second defeat of the season, while Bofoakwa Tano remained unbeaten, solidifying their status as early league leaders.

As the Ghana Premier League unfolds, fans can expect more thrilling encounters, unexpected results, and intense battles for the top spot. The competition is heating up, and every team will be vying for their moment of glory in the season ahead. Stay tuned for more exciting football action in the Ghana Premier League.