2019–20 Ghana Premier League
The 2019–20 Ghana Premier League was the 64th season of top professional association football league in Ghana. The season started on 28 December 2019. 18 teams compete in the league with each club playing each other twice, home and away, with the three clubs at the bottom of the league relegated to the Division One League.
|Goals scored||272 (2.06 per match)|
Victorien Adebayor (12 goals)
|Longest winning run||3 matches|
|Longest unbeaten run||8 matches|
Hearts of Oak
|Longest winless run||14 matches|
|Longest losing run||5 matches|
With 18 clubs participating in the league, this marked the first time since 1980 that more than 16 clubs competed in the top division of Ghanaian football. King Faisal and Great Olympics were readmitted after separate court cases over unhappiness about their relegation from the top-flight in previous seasons. During a council meeting in October 2019 before the season began, the number of relegated teams was reduced from five to three.
The GFA announced that the league was suspended on March 15 2020, in the middle of match-week 15, because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. On 31 May, the league was further suspended until at least 31 June.
On 30 June, the FA had a meeting and cancelled the league due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A meeting was held on 27 August 2020 to determine the start and logistics of the 2020–21 season.
|Great Olympics||Accra||Accra Sports Stadium||40,000|
|King Faisal||Kumasi||Baba Yara Stadium||40,528|
|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|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Aduana Stars||15||8||4||3||17||11||+6||28||Qualification for the Champions League|
|8||Hearts of Oak||14||5||6||3||14||11||+3||21|
|16||Ebusua Dwarfs||15||4||3||8||13||20||−7||15||Relegation to the Division One League|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) If the champions, relegated teams or qualified teams for CAF competitions cannot be determined by rules 1 to 3, rules 4.1 and 4.2 are applied – 4.1) Points gained in head to head record between such teams; 4.2) Away goals scored in head to head record between such teams
- As of 15 March 2020
|1||Victorien Adebayor||Inter Allies||12|
|2||Yahaya Mohammed||Aduana Stars||11|
|3||Prince Opoku Agyemang||Medeama||10|
|4||Ibrahim Osman||King Faisal||8|
|Elvis Kyei Baffour||Liberty Professionals|
|Prince Kwabena Adu||Bechem United|
|7||Benjamin Bernard Boateng||Elmina Sharks||7|
|8||Kofi Kordzi||Hearts of Oak||6|
|Samuel Armah||Inter Allies|
|Abubakari Seidu||Ebusua Dwarfs|
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- "Medeama react to 'scandalous' boardroom points deduction in Great Olympics protest". Goal. 17 March 2020. Retrieved 9 June 2020.