Ashgold extend lead to 40

LEAGUE leaders Ashantigold have extended their lead on the First Capital Plus Premier League table after their slim victory over second placed Aduana Stars in Obuasi yesterday.

Striker Yakubu Mohammed scored his ninth goal of the season when his 50th minute shot beat Stephen Adams in post for Aduana.

The Miners could have shot into the lead in the first half but Bernard Morrison failed to convert from the spot when Ashgold were awarded a 40th minute penalty.

Ashgold are now leading the league table with 40 points while Aduana have dropped to fourth with 32 points.

At the Bechem Park, Liberty Professionals suffered a 2-1 defeat to Bechem United in their match day 21 clash.

Coffie scored in the 32nd minute to see the first half end 1-0 in favour of the home side before substitute Issah Nyamewero doubled the lead for United.

Former Ghana U20 star Kennedy Ashia pulled one back for Liberty Professionals after he converted from the spot in the 80th minute.

The result has seen Bechem United move to 11th on the League log with Liberty now eighth.

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