A total of 4 goals were scored as the Ghana’s flagship pre-season tournament Glo G8 was kicked off on Saturday, September 10, 2011. The two-group tournament which beauty has been marred by withdrawals of some of the most exciting eligible clubs started on a rather controversial note. New Edubiase, feeling cheated by the match official when he allowed what they thought was an offside goal threatened withdraw from the tournament.
Berekum Chelsea top Group A, having picked the maximum points with superior goal advantage over Aduana who also picked three points at the expense of Heart of Lions. Chelsea’s Nigerian import Mohammed Musa was the brightest spot on the day, netting a brace to jump to the top of the goal king race. Aduana winger Daniel Darkwa also managed to put his name on the score sheet.
Meanwhile, Group B games involving Dwarfs, Ashanti Gold, Liberty Professionals and Medeama SC will kick off on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Sekondi. Medeama SC are early favourites, but the defensive abilities of AshantiGold SC cannot be overlooked.
Winners of each group will meet runner-ups of the of the other group in the semi final scheduled for Kumasi and Accra on September 21 and 22 respectively. The finals of the tournament will be held on Sunday September 25 in Accra.
NEW EDUBIASE 1-2 BEREKUM CHELSEA
0-1 Mohammed Musa
1-1 Emmanuel Baffeoe
1-2 Mohammed Musa
ADUANA 1-0 HEART OF LIONS
1-0 Daniel Darkwa
2 – Mohammed Musa (B. Chelsea)
1 – Emmanuel Baffoe (Edubiase); Daniel Darkwa (Aduana)
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