PRESS RELEASE: Ashantigold Part Ways with C.K. Akonnor

Ashantigold SC has today disengaged with the services of its Head Coach Mr. C. K. 
Akonnor. 

Whilst there is a huge sentiment for Mr. Akonnor, who has done so much for the club 
both as a player and coach, the decision was taken in the best interest of Ashgold. 

Management would like to place on record Mr. Akonnor’s tremendous contribution to 
the club in the last one year, and as such, would like to thank him and wish him well in 
his future endeavors.  

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FIXTURES FOR THIS WEEKEND’S MTN FA CUP ROUND OF 32 GAMES

The live draw for this season’s MTN FA Cup Round of 32 was held on Tuesday morning at the studios of Metro TV in Accra.

The draw threw up some interesting duels including a Kumasi derby between Asokwa Deportivo and defending Champions Asante Kotoko.

There will also be an Adansiman derby between Obuasi Ashantigold SC and New Edubiase and an all Premier-league clash between Dreams FC and Liberty Professionals.

Below are the full fixtures for the Round of 32 games which will be played this weekend:

ROUND OF 32 FIXTURES

2017/18 MTN FA Cup

#MTNFACupGH    @MTNFACupGH

  HOME   AWAY VENUE DATE
1 FC Nania V Inter Allies FC Nania Park, Legon Sat, June 9
2 Kintampo Top Talent FC V Kenyasi New Dreams FC Kintampo Park, Kintampo Sat, June 9
3 Bis Paradise FC V Star Madrid FC Essipon, Sekondi Sat, June 9
4 Akatsi All Stars FC V Tema Youth FC Akatsi Training College Park Sun, June 10
5 Asokwa Deportivo SC V Asante Kotoko SC Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi Sun, June 10
6 Ashanti Gold SC V New Edubiase United FC Len Clay Stadium, Obuasi Sun, June 10
7 Bebeto FC V Accra Hearts of Oaks FC Agbozume Park, Agbozume Sun, June 10
8 Dreams FC V Liberty Professionals FC Dawu Park, Dawu Sun, June 10
9 Techiman Eleven Wonders V Wa Suntaa FC Nana Ameyaw Park, Techiman Sun, June 10
10 Berekum Arsenal FC V Bolga Soccer Masters FC Golden City Park, Berekum Sun, June 10
11 Karela FC V Unistar Academy FC CAM Park, Anyinase Sun, June 10
12 Wa All Stars FC V DC United FC Wa Sports Stadium Sun, June 10
13 Medeama SC V Winneba United FC T&A Park, Tarkwa Sun, June 10
14 WAFA SC V Kotoku Royals FC Red Bull Arena, Sogakope Sun, June 10
15 Elmina Sharks FC V Bibiani Goldstars FC Nduom Stadium, Elmina Sun, June 10
16 Aduana Stars FC V Tamale City FC/Real Tamale United FC Nana Agyeman Badu II, Dormaa To be decided

MTN FA Cup – Obia Nye Obiaaaa

ASHANTIGOLD CLOSE IN AT THE TOP AFTER THRASHING ADUANA STARS 2-0

The gap at the top of the GHPL2017/18, Zylofon Cash Premier League table has been cut to one after miners, defeated Aduana Stars in a 2-0 win.

Ashantigold, who suffered a 1-0 defeat to Berekum Chelsea on sunday came back home very optimistic for the trophy chase and was able to close in the gap by moving up to second position on the table with 27 points.

Aduana stars came into the game with clear intentions to take back home the whole 3 points but, Ashantigold have the situation covered as they were overly prepared to show Aduana stars real soccer.

Habib Mohammed broke the deadlock of the game in 21st minute and the first half ended 1-0 lead for Ashantigold.

In the second half, Ashgold mount a lot of pressure on Aduana Stars at the mid field and the defense line, this made Aaduana Stars more desperate and physical. In the 60th minute, Gordon Yeboah, Aduana stars goal keeper committed a foul against Anabila Latif in their own box. Referee Timothy Obuobisa awarded a penalty kick for Ashgold.

Shafiu Mumuni was able to send Yeboah to a different direction to find the back of the net.

Ashantigold ended the game with 2-0 win, 27 points on the league table and moved up to second position, having Medeama SC leading with 27 points and some goals difference.

Better time ahead as we end the first round of the GHPL2017/18.

NEXT MATCH: Berekum Chelsea VS Ashantigold

We bring to an end the first round of the #GHPL2018 #ZylofonCashGHPL with a trip to Golden City Park of Berekum to face @BkmChelseaFc

@BkmChelseaFc VS @ashgoldsc

📆Sunday June 3, 2018
⏰15:00GMT

@betway_gh @dayoaruna @GHPLLive @markethubghana @odovibes #Ashgoldlive

Ashantigold moves up after  a Slim Victory over Dreams FC

After 2 games without a win in the Ghana Premier League, Shafiu Mumuni scored a lone goal to secure a win over Dreams FC in the 75th minutes of the Match Day 14 of the Ghana Premier League.

The miners came into the game with an attitude of winning. In the first section of the game, a lot of chances were created by Roland Amouzou, Salia and Richard Dali Ella Djodi, the Ivorian but, all chances were thwarted by defensive play by the Dreams FC.

In the second period of the game, Dreams came into the game with more moments of possessing the ball in the mid field but in the 75th minute, Shafiu Mumuni(20) was able to find the back of the net.

Ashgold remain second on with 24 points on the Ghana premier League Table while Medeama  SC are the league leaders for now.

Shafiu Mumuni was awarded the NASCO Man of the Match.