2017 Ghanaian Premier League

The 2017 Ghanaian Premier League is the 61st season of top professional association football in Ghana. The season began on 12 February.[1] Wa All Stars are the defending champions coming off their first league title. The eventual winners Aduana Stars were crowned champions during a special coronation match with Berekum Chelsea. They have automatically qualified for the CAF Champions League next year.

First Capital Plus Premier League
Season2017
Matches played240
Goals scored530 (2.21 per match)
Top goalscorerHans Kwofie (17)
Biggest home win
2 matches
Biggest away win
2 matches
Highest scoring
2 matches
2016
2018

TeamsEdit

The Ghanaian Premier League comprises 16 sides, of which the bottom three will be relegated to the Division One.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Stadium Location Capacity
Aduana Stars Agyeman Badu Stadium Dormaa Ahenkro 5,000
Asante Kotoko Baba Yara Stadium Kumasi 40,528
Ashanti Gold Len Clay Stadium Obuasi 20,000
Bechem United Nana Agyemang Badu Park Bechem 5,000
Berekum Chelsea Berekum Sports Stadium Berekum 10,000
Bolga AllStars Tamale Stadium Tamale 20,000
Ebusua Dwarfs Cape Coast Sports Stadium Cape Coast 15,000
Elmina Sharks Nduom Sports Stadium Elmina 25,000
Great Olympics Accra Sports Stadium Accra 40,000
Hearts of Oak Accra Sports Stadium Accra 40,000
Inter Allies El Wak Stadium Accra 7,000
Liberty Professionals Dansoman Park Dansoman 2,000
Medeama TNA Park Tarkwa 12,000
Tema Youth Tema Sports Stadium Tema 5,000
Wa All Stars Wa Sports Stadium Wa 5,000
WAFA WAFA Stadium Sogakope 1,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Aduana Stars 30 16 9 5 45 25 +20 57 Qualification for 2018 CAF Champions League
2 WAFA 30 15 6 9 40 19 +21 51
3 Hearts of Oak 30 13 9 8 42 33 +9 48
4 Ebusua Dwarfs 30 12 8 10 39 33 +6 44
5 Asante Kotoko 30 11 10 9 23 22 +1 43
6 Wa All Stars 30 11 9 10 36 32 +4 42
7 Elmina Sharks 30 12 6 12 29 29 0 42
8 Berekum Chelsea 30 12 6 12 37 35 +2 42
9 Medeama 30 11 9 10 35 32 +3 42
10 Bechem United 30 12 5 13 30 31 −1 41
11 Liberty Professionals 30 11 8 11 34 34 0 41
12 Ashanti Gold 30 12 5 13 38 36 +2 41
13 Inter Allies 30 10 10 10 24 26 −2 40
14 Tema Youth 30 10 7 13 30 33 −3 37 Relegation to Division One League
15 Great Olympics 30 9 9 12 27 32 −5 36
16 Bolga All Stars 30 2 6 22 21 78 −57 12
Updated to match(es) played on 22 October 2017. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) head-to-head away goals; 6) playoff

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Aduana Stars111111112222212122222222111111
WAFA84881281073111121211111111222222
Hearts of Oak698375747553433333334333333333
Ebusua Dwarfs186124101181110118778684575788899864
Asante Kotoko122222111234587555443444444445
Wa All Stars8121416134468996869101110111212988765656
Elmina Sharks81212911775677101213101210121414141211710877107
Berekum Chelsea810773948444534474668911106576598
Medeama123691314131413131111106479858655658879
Bechem United812141443335666655868710786891011121110
Liberty Professionals858375710987913111313131312910131413141411111211
Ashanti Gold855101314121314161616161615151515131313101312131210101312
Inter Allies610115101213121212121210910997966571111131413813
Tema Youth154114106101011101391212141411101111141214121113141414
Great Olympics81213141616161613141414141414111214151515151515151515151515
Bolga All Stars81214131514151316151515151516161616161616161616161616161616
Updated to match(es) played on 22 October 2017. Source: Soccerway (in French)
  = Leader;   = Relegation to Ghana Football Leagues

Top scorersEdit

Rank Goalscorer Team Goals
1   Hans Kwofie Ashanti Gold 17
2   Stephen Sarfo Berekum Chelsea 15
3   Thomas Abbey Hearts of Oak 13
  David Abagna Wa All Stars
 /  Ahmed Touré Bechem United
6   Bernard Ofori Medeama 11
  Nicholas Gyan Ebusua Dwarfs
8   Bernard Arthur Liberty Professionals 10
  Joseph Paintsil Tema Youth

Updated to games played on 22 October 2017[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ghana 2017, RSSSF.com
  2. ^ "Ghana Premier League 2017 - Results, fixtures, tables and stats - Global Sports Archive".