2022/23 GPL: Aduana edge King Faisal in 5-goal showdown, Samartex and Chelsea cancel each other out: Gameweek 2 Roundup

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Aduana FC recorded their second win of the season as they defeated King Faisal 3-2 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.

The Ogya boys broke the deadlock in the 16th minute through skipper Bright Adjei. In the 27th minute, King Faisal pulled parity through Haruna Mohamed.

Minutes later, Aduana regained the lead through Kwame Adom Frimpong, before extending the lead in the 54th minute through Solomon Aboagye.

Later in the game, Elias Elias pulled a goal back to give the game a pulsating finish but Aduana held on to win 3-2 and go top of the table.

At the Akoon Park in Tarkwa, Samartex 1996 and Berekum Chelsea played out an entertaining 1-1 draw.

Emmanuel Essien after just 3 minutes into the game shot Berekum Chelsea into the lead with a fine effort. The lead didn’t last long as Samartex pulled parity through Abubakar Seidu 9 minutes later.

Konadu Yiadom scored late to earn Hearts of Oak a point in a 1-1 draw against bitterest rivals Great Olympics.

Great Olympics capitalized on an error by the Hearts of Oak defense to score the opener in the 6th minute, Yusif Abdul Razak the goal scorer.

Hearts of Oak from then mounted pressure on Great Olympics and grabbed a deserving equalizer in the final minutes of the game, Konadu Yiadom leapt high and headed in corner-kick from Enoch Asubonteng.

In Tarkwa, Medeama came from 2-1 down to beat Real Tamale United (RTU) 3-2. Kwasi Donsu gave Medeama the lead in the 41st minute, before Issah Kuka scored twice in the opening 15 minutes of the second half to turn the game around.

Medeama fought back and pulled parity in the 78th minute through Kofi Asmah, before scoring the winner through Kwasi Donsu in the 88th minute.

A 70th minute Abdul Rahman strike earned Legon Cities a hard fought 1-0 win against Tamale City at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium.

Accra Lions defeated Karela United 2-1 to record their first of the season. Samuel Gyimah and Daniel Awuni gave Accra Lions a 2-0 first half lead, before Karela one back in the second half through Enock Aglenyo.

A second half strike by Ali Huzaif earned Dreams FC a 1-0 win against rivals Kotoku Royals in the maiden Eastern derby in the topflight league.

Earlier on Friday, Nsoatreman recorded their maiden Premier League win after beating Bibiani Gold Stars 1-0, Samuel Ofori scored the only goal of the game from a second half penalty.

Meanwhile, the game between Asante Kotoko and Bechem United was postponed due to Kotoko’s involvement in the Preliminary rounds of the CAF Champions League.

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