2018 Ghanaian Premier League

The 2018 Ghanaian Premier League was the 62nd season of top professional association football in Ghana. The season was initially scheduled to begin on 11 February 2018, but was postponed to 4 March 2018,[1] and later postponed indefinitely.[2] It was then scheduled to begin on 17 March 2018.[3][4] The league kicked off on 17 March with a match between Inter-Allies vs Bechem United in Tema.

First Capital Plus Premier League
Season2018
Dates17 March 2018 – 7 June 2018
ChampionsLeague was cancelled
Matches played116
Top goalscorerHafiz Konkoni
(8 goals)
2017
2019
All statistics correct as of 30 December 2018.
The League was cancelled in June 2018 due to GFA scandal

The Premier League was later cancelled in June 2018 by government directive following the Number 12 Expose corruption scandal within Ghana Football Association.

TeamsEdit

Team Location Venue Capacity
Ebusua Dwarfs Cape Coast Cape Coast Sports Stadium 15,000
Eleven Wonders Techiman Ohene Ameyaw Stadium 5,000
Karela United Tarkwa TNA Park 12,000
Asante Kotoko Kumasi Baba Yara Stadium 40,528
Liberty Professionals Dansoman Carl Reindorf Park 2,000
Bechem United Bechem Nana Gyeabour's Park 5,000
Hearts of Oak Accra Accra Sports Stadium 40,000
Aduana Stars Dormaa Ahenkro Agyeman Badu Stadium 7,000
Dreams Accra Dawu Sports Stadium 5,000
Inter Allies Accra Accra Sports Stadium 7,000
Ashanti Gold Obuasi Len Clay Stadium 30,000
Berekum Chelsea Berekum Golden City Sports Stadium 10,000
WAFA Sogakope Sogakope Red Bull Arena 1,000
Elmina Sharks Elmina Nduom Sports Stadium 15,000
Legon Cities Accra Accra Sports Stadium 40,000
Medeama Tarkwa TNA Park 5,000

StandingsEdit

Last updated 6 June 2018 (championship suspended following government directive).

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Medeama SC 14 8 3 3 19 12 +7 27
2 Ashanti Gold S.C. 15 8 3 4 15 9 +6 27
3 Karela United FC 15 7 4 4 17 10 +7 25
4 Asante Kotoko FC 15 7 3 5 15 13 +2 24
5 International Allies F.C. 15 8 0 7 15 15 0 24
6 Dreams FC 15 7 3 5 13 15 −2 24
7 West African Football Academy 15 5 5 5 22 17 +5 20
8 Elmina Sharks F.C. 14 4 8 2 14 12 +2 20
9 Berekum Chelsea FC 15 5 4 6 14 14 0 19
10 Bechem United FC 15 5 4 6 17 20 −3 19
11 Liberty Professionals FC 15 4 5 6 15 18 −3 17
12 Accra Hearts of Oak SC 14 4 5 5 13 16 −3 17
13 Techiman Eleven Wonders FC 15 5 2 8 13 16 −3 17
14 Aduana Stars 12 4 2 6 18 16 +2 14
15 Ebusua Dwarfs 14 3 5 6 13 20 −7 14
16 Wa All Stars FC 14 2 4 8 8 18 −10 10
Source: [5]

Season statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Hafiz Konkoni Bechem United 8
2   Victorien Adebayor Inter Allies 7
  Kwasi Donsu Medeama
4   Charles Boateng WAFA 6
  William Opoku Mensah Karela United
  Kwame Boateng Medeama
7   Mohammed Yahaya Aduana Stars 5
  Stephen Amankona Berekum Chelsea
  Mumuni Shafiu Dreams
10   Patrick Razak Hearts of Oak 4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017/2018 Premier League season to kick off on March 3". Ghana Football Association. 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Ghana Premier League postponed indefinitely". ESPNFC. 1 March 2018.
  3. ^ "2017/18 Division One League to kick off next weekend". Ghana Football Association. 15 March 2018.
  4. ^ Ghana 2018, RSSSF.com
  5. ^ "Ghana 2018". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 September 2021.