Another weekend of Premier League action, one which wasn’t short of upsets and contentious decisions.
Asante Kotoko bounced back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory against Accra Lions. Hearts of Oak were held to a scoreless draw by Real Tamale United (RTU). Dreams FC defeated Medeama 1-0 in Tarkwa and so on.
Here is MahamaShaibu.com’s Premier League team of the week:
1. Goalkeeper: Augustine Koomson – Dreams FC
Augustine Koomson made a number of good saves to ensure that Dreams FC ended the first round on a high, beating Medeama 1-0. The clean sheet which earned him the man of the match award was Dreams FC’s first this season.
2. Center-back: Augustine Agyapong – Asante Kotoko
Augustine Agyapong was solid defensively and in attack for Asante Kotoko as they strolled to a 3-1 victory against Accra Lions. He provided the assist for his team’s third goal.
3. Center-back: Solomon Adomako – Great Olympics
Marshalled the defensive perfectly as Great Olympics recorded a 1-0 home victory against Elmina Sharks. He was named man of the match.
4. Center-back: Andrews Ntim Manu – Legon Cities
Ntim Manu was like a rock in defense for Legon Cities. He was alert to deal with any dangerous ball from the opponents, a display which earned him the man of the match award.
5. Right midfield: Simba Sylvester – Dreams FC
Simba scored the only goal of the game as Dreams FC recorded a historic 1-0 victory against Medeama. He as well helped out defensively when his team needed to protect their lead.
6. Central midfield: Umar Bashiru – Karela United
Protected the defense perfectly and dictated the pace of the game in Karela’s 1-0 victory against WAFA. He was named man of the match.
7. Right midfield: Yaw Annor – AshantiGold
Yaw Annor continued his decent form in recent weeks by scoring a brace. However, his side was unable to pick all three points. He was named player of the match.
8. Attacking midfield: Augustine Frimpong – Real Tamale United (RTU)
Augustine Frimpong was like a Thorne in the flesh of the Hearts of Oak defense, his pace made things difficult for the Phobians. He was named man of the match.
9. Forward: Kofi Owusu – Berekum Chelsea
Scored his side’s goal in a 1-1 draw against the red hot Bechem United. He was named man of the match for his performance.
10. Forward: Frank Etouga – Asante Kotoko
Scored his second hat-trick of the season to help Asante Kotoko beat Accra Lions 3-1. A performance which as well earned him the man of the match award.
11. Forward: Bright Adjei – Aduana FC
Bright Adjei was nearly unplayable in Aduana’s 3-0 win against Eleven Wonders. He scored a hat-trick and was named man of the match.
Player of the week: Frank Etouga – Asante Kotoko
A hat-trick and a man of the match award for Frank Etouga against Accra Lions makes him our player of the week.
Coach of the week: Karim Zito – Dreams FC
Stepped in to replace Vladislav Viric who was relieved off duties days ago and didn’t disappoint. Karim Zito led Dreams to a historic 1-0 victory against Medeama. A feat which makes him our coach of the week.
Team of the week: Dreams FC
Dreams FC is our team of the week. The Still Believe lads worked their socks off to beat Medeama 1-0 in Tarkwa.