GPL: top unchanged as leaders split points

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The fierce race for the Premier League title continued on Wednesday with the rankings unchanged as the top four teams split points.

Leaders All Stars battled third-placed Accra Hearts of Oak in Wa whiles second placed Aduana Stars stormed the Baba Yara stadium to face fourth-placed Asante Kotoko, but none of the sides was able to take full advantage.

In the match of the week in Wa, Hearts of Oak battled to a 1:1 draw against their rivals with all the goals coming in the second half.

Kofi Yeboah fired All Stars into the lead in the 61st minute but the Phobians fought hard and equalised through Samuel Yeboah in the 74th minute.

In Kumasi, neither Kotoko nor Aduana Stars could hit the back of the net in what was a disappointing stalemate for both sides.

WAFA have moved up to 5th on the table above Dreams FC after beating them by a lone goal in Sogakope. Richmond Lamptey scored the only goal of the match to early in the game in the 5th minute.

Ebusua Dwarfs also maintained their impressive run in the second round of the league with a 2:2 draw against Inter Allies in Tema.

Nicholas Gyan put Dwarfs ahead in the 2nd minute but Gockel Ahotor swiftly equalised for Inter Allies four minutes later. J.E. Amoah restored Dwarfs' lead in the 70th minute and the home side snatched a point late in the game.

In Obuasi, Ashantigold won comfortably against Liberty Professionals. They beat them 2:0 with Shafiu Mumuni and OSEI Baffuour on target for the miners.

In Techiman, New Edubiase stunned Techiman City with a 2:1 defeat of their hosts. Bismark Idun put Edubiase ahead mid way in the first half and Isaac Baah equalised for Techiman City in the 57th minute. Tawfik Mohammed however, scored the winner for Edubiase in the 76th minute.

In other matches, Abednego Tetteh and Arnol were on target as Bechem United beat Medeama in Bechem while Kingsley Effah scored the only goal as Chelsea defeated Hasaacas 1:0 in Berekum.

The Premier League continues this weekend with the 26th round of matches.