2022/23 GPL: Asante Kotoko rally from behind to sink Chelsea, Dreams pick first win in seven games, Legon Cities thrash Kotoku Royals: Gameweek 9 results and standings

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Ghana Premier League holders Asante Kotoko came from a goal down to beat Berekum Chelsea 2-1 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

The Porcupine Warriors had a decent start to the game but unfortunately they found themselves a goal down in the 25th minute, Emmanuel Sarpong scored to give Chelsea the lead.

Despite going down, the Porcupine Warriors continued to dominate the game and were rewarded with the equalizing goal in the dying embers of the first half, Eric Zeze scored from close range to make it 1-1.

Asante Kotoko returned from the break with the same energy they finished the first half and nearly stole the lead in the 57th minute, an effort from Enock Morrison struck the post.

In the 66th minute, Asante Kotoko went ahead for the first time in the game. Ugandan international Steven Mukwala leapt high to head in a precise crossing from Enock Morrison.

The remaining minutes of the game saw no goal but Asante Kotoko saw a goal scored by Steven Mukwala ruled out for offside.

At the Crosby Awuah Memorial Park, Karela United and Medeama played out a pulsating 1-1 draw. Karela struck first in the 24th minute through Isaac Donkor, before Kwadwo Amoako equalized for Medeama in the final minutes of the first half.

In Dawu, Dreams FC recorded their first win in seven games after beating King Faisal 2-0. Skipper Abdul Jalilu and Agyenim Boateng Mensah grabbed the goals in either half. Agyenim Boateng missed a spot-kick in the first half.

At the Cape Coast Stadium, Legon Cities recorded their 3rd away win of the season after beating Kotoku Royals 3-0. Jonah Attuquaye, Kofi Kordzi and Alex Asso scored the goals for the Royals.

Bechem United were held to a scoreless draw at home by a spirited Tamale City side.

On Tuesday, Accra Hearts of Oak recorded a 1-0 win against Nsoatreman at the Nana Kronmansah Park. Kwadwo Obeng Jnr scored the only goal of the game after taking advantage of an howler by the goalkeeper to plant the ball into an empty net.

At Sogakope WAFA Park, a 35th minute Raymond Okoe Grippman’s own goal earned Aduana FC a 1-0 win against Great Olympics.

On Monday, Accra Lions and Samartex 1996 played out a pulsating 1-1 draw at the Sogakope WAFA Park. Samartex struck first in 11th minute through Ibrabim Giyasu, before Hagan Frimpong equalized for Accra Lions in the 40th minute.

At the Duns park in Bibiani, Gold Stars defeated Real Tamale United (RTU) 1-0 to record their 5th win of the season. Ibrabim Laar scored the only goal of the game in the first half.

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