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2019/20 GPL week 1: Kotoko begins with a victory as it 'ends in tears' for Hearts of Oak

By Mutala Yakubu
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The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League kicked off today December 29, 2019, at all match venues.

Football lovers had their eyes on the two most popular clubs in Ghana Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

Both clubs were beaming with confidence ahead of the new season but one has certainly won the bragging rites in week one.

At the Baba Yara Stadium, Justice Blay gave Kotoko an early goal against Eleven Wonders and that was the first goal of the season.
Kotoko searched for more but could not find it as they held on to claim all three points.

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Jonah Atuquaye made sure Hearts of Oak begun the season with a defeat as he scored the only goal for Berekum Chelsea to record a famous win at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Accra Hearts of Oak

Aduana Stars and Ashanti Gold all recorded wins in their respective matches. Legon Cities FC, formerly called Wa All Stars also drew 2-2 with Liberty Professionals at the Karl Reindorf Park.

Below are the full results for matchday 1

Aduana 4-0 Inter Allies

Kotoko 1-0 Eleven Wonders

Ashanti Gold 3-0 Great Olympics

Bechem United 2-0 Elmina Sharks

Dreams FC 4-1 King Faisal

Ebusua Dwarfs 1-3 Medeama

Hearts of Oak 0-1 Berekum Chelsea

Karela 0-1 WAFA

Liberty Professionals 2-2 Legon Cities FC