The Ghana Women’s Premier League commenced last weekend across several zones and 3news.com looks back at the big wins and losses.
It was an exciting weekend for women’s football as the 2019/2020 women’s premier league started.
Former champions Ampem Darkoa announced their presence with a heavy win in the Northern Zone after thrashing Ash Town Ladies 5-0, who played without their star player Pricilla Adubea and Grace Asantewaa.
In the Southern Zone, Janet Ayeyam featured for Police Ladies as they secured a 4-1 victory over Cape coast-based Lady Strikers.
Police Ladies Head Coach Abu Kassim Tabasu spoke to tv3 after the victory.
”It is the dream of every coach to start the league with a win. Regardless the score line, we are fortunate to have gotten four goals to secure our victory.”
Elsewhere in Cape Coast, two goals from the exceptional Ernestina Tetteh ensured Halifax ladies secure a vital point from Sea Lions at the Ndoum Park.
Head Coach Mercy Tagoe praised her side for their performance.
“It is a great performance and this will help us know the little mistake we did and improve on it in our next game again Samaria Ladies in Accra,” she said.
Naa Odofoley Nortey was delighted to see women’s football back in the country.
“Honestly, I am even surprised at the attendance. I don’t think we’ve seen it like this in a long while. Clearly the love is being brought back and we were even asking why we can’t even charge for women’s football.
“Is been a beautiful match and I think this year will be very exciting.”
Below are the results in other matches
*Northern Ladies 1:1 Kumasi Sports Academy
*Ampem Darkoa 5-0 Ash-Town Ladies
*Supreme Ladies 1-2 Prison Ladies
*Pearl Pia Ladies 3 – 0 Fabulous Ladies
*Police Ladies 4-1 Ladystrikers FC
*Sea Lions Ladies 2- 2 Halifax Ladies
*Immigrations Ladies 0:1 Soccer Intellectuals
*Hasaacas ladies 0-1 Samaria Ladies
In all, 23 goals were scored on Match Day 1 with two away wins and two draw games.
By Nana Akua Amankwaa Quaye|3news.com|Ghana