Women's Premier League enters Match Day 7: Northern Zone Preview

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In the Northern Zone, the Northern derby between Pearl Pia Ladies and Northern Ladies will headline this weekend’s fixtures. Here is what to expect in the Northern Zone on Math Day 7.


Pearlpia Ladies against Northern Ladies is the biggest match in the North and one of the biggest fixtures in the Women's Premier League calendar. Northern Ladies have dominated this fixture in the past since joining the Women's Premier League in 2015/2016 season. The two sides have met 8 times, with Northern Ladies winning 2 games, picking 4 draws and 2 games ending abruptly. Pearl Pia Ladies are going into the match on the back of a 3 -2 win against Dreamz Ladies over the weekend. The team has played 6 games, won 4, drawn 1 lost 1 – scored 11 goals and conceded 4 goals with a total of 13 points on the League Log.   Northern Ladies go into this tie on the back of a 1 – 1 draw with FC Savannah over the weekend. The team has played 6 games, won, drawn 3 and lost 3 - Scored 4 goals and conceded 7 goals with a total of 3 points and in 10th place firmly rooted at the foot of the table. This is a battle between the leaders and the bottom placed sides setting the stage for a fierce encounter at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium.


FC Savannah and Fabulous Ladies will slug it out for the 3 points at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. The two sides are all inconsistent in league campaign with FC Savannah in 8th position with 6 points and Fabulous Ladies on 5th with 10 points. The visitors beat zonal champions Ampem Darkoa Ladies on matchday 6 by a 2:1 while FC Savannah drew one all with local rivals, Northern Ladies. FC Savannah have won only one game at home this season and are currently chasing their second home win. Both FC Savannah and Fabulous Ladies are desperate for the win in this game to boost their place in the standings on the League table.


Another thrilling fixture is expected at the Bantama Kokooase Astroturf where Kumasi Sports Academy locks horns with Prisons Ladies. Kumasi Sports Academy will be looking forward to revive their current performance after succumbing to a draw game with city rivals, Ashtown Ladies last weekend. Prisons Ladies on the other hand had a bad day at the office when they fell to a home defeat to Supreme Ladies. A win will take Kumasi Sports Academy from their current place in the table as they wallow in 9th place on the League log with 5 points.



This game promises to be an intriguing derby where both teams are expected to bring on their 'A' game. Ashtown Ladies pulled parity in their match against Kumasi Sports Academy after ending the first half 2 goals down. The team now sits 4th on the League table with 10 points. Playmaker Fidous Yakubu keeps saving her side with her top form and as she makers a steady rise in the top scorers chart. Dreamz Ladies on the other hand started the league well but their performance began to dwindle after losing to Ampem Darkoa on Match week 4. To maintain top form, both sides have to fight harder for all points available in this fixture. Stella Nyamekye of Dreamz Ladies is still on the apex of the top scorers chart with 5 goals and will be looking forward to consolidate her grips with more goals.



Ampem Darkoa Ladies will host Supreme Ladies at the Ohene Ameyaw Park at Techiman. The seat is starting to go from comfortable to toasty following a defeat to Fabulous Ladies over the weekend. The ‘Nanamma’ lost their defensive trio Anathesia Achiaa, Comfort Yeboah and Abena Anoma Opoku to National duties with the Black Princesses creating a hollow in the defence as Fabulous Ladies took full advantage. Supreme Ladies on the other hand grinded a favorable 3:1 result on the road and will be getting into this fixture beaming with loads of confidence. The loss leaves the zonal champions at the 2nd spot with 12points whiles the visitors are placed 6th with seven points. A thrilling game is expected at the Ohene Amewyaw Park.