Seasoned coach Joseph Emmanuel Sarpong has lamented about preparations by Black Stars of Ghana ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia and South. The former Liberty Professionals coach is not happy with the manner in which the team is approaching the two matches this month. “I am not happy with our preparations.
Michael Kojo Essien is currently the richest footballer in Ghana. He was nicknamed “the Bison” for his powerful and fearless play and now plays in the midfield, where he flourished. He has also been capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times. Essien started his career playing for Liberty Professionals in Ghana.
Liberty Professionals will begin life in Division One with the official commencement of training ahead of the 2021/22 league season. Liberty Professionals had a topsy turvy outing last season with mixed results in the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League. At a point, Liberty Professionals had to lose their venue, the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman due to failure to meet club licensing requirements.
It is disheartening to be relegated to second tier football after a long while in the top flight or the premier league for a football club. Playing in the top flight is a bigger opportunity compared to the second tier as the top flight gets a massive media coverage so players get the opportunity to sell themselves very quickly to the world.
The battle for survival hit its crescendo during the final round of matches of the Ghana Premier League. Liberty Professionals and Ebusua Dwarfs were the two teams to join the relegation queue. Aside Inter Allies who were relegated last two weeks, at least four clubs had their destiny to fight for on the final day.
Playing in the premier league as a football club is an easy platform to market the club and its players at large. The top flight football gives a massive opportunity to talent to be scouted by top agents for lucrative deals around Africa, Europe and Asia. Several players through top flight football have been able to have easy travels across the globe.
Recently delegated Black Stars mentor Milovan Rajevac has said that privately based players will be chosen to play for the public group dependent on their exhibitions. As indicated by the 67-year-old, determination of players to the Black Stars is available to all Ghanaian players in this manner players performing at the high level will be welcomed regardless of them being based abroad or at home.
It hurts to be relegated from the top flight football especially when your club was once the eye of national team football in terms of production of talents. Top flight football does not only bring prestige to a football club but it helps increase the value of players of the clubs playing in top flight football.
Accra Hearts of Oak have clinched the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League after drawing 1 - 1 with Liberty Professionals at the Accra Sports Stadium. Daniel Afriyie Barnieh scored for Accra Hearts of Oak. Following today’s draw, Accra Hearts of Oak have accumulated 61 points. Meanwhile, Bechem United beat second-placed Asante Kotoko 2 - 1 to avoid a relegation scare.
Whatever has to be done will be done by King Faisal and Elmina Sharks to avoid a demotion from the Ghana Premier League, but that hinges on how fellow strugglers such as Liberty Professionals, Ebusua Dwarfs and Legon Cities. The final round of matches could be a destiny changer for some beleaguered clubs, but others cannot elude the agony of relegation.
Hearts of Oak have been crowned as the winners of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League competition. The phobians showcased a scintillating performance from the start to the end of the campaign. They have been unbeaten in their last 13 matches in all competitions before they were crowned as winners.
As a football club that once served as a production line for Ghana’s various national teams, getting relegated from the Ghana Premier League is a sad end to top flight football for Liberty Professionals. The Dansoman based club suffered relegation from the top flight for the first time in 22-years.
It was a stuttering start to life in the Ghana Premier League for Accra Hearts of Oak, but on Sunday 11th July, 2021, the Phobians emerged 2020/21 Ghana Premier League Champions following a split of honors with Liberty Professionals, that came about as second-placed Asante Kotoko failed to keep the chase for the title through a defeat to Bechem United.
The official Ghana Premier League table from the Ghana Football Association confirms Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarfs, Liberty Professionals and Inter Allies relegated. Results churned out on the final day of the season indicated that, the aforementioned teams had dropped out of first tier football in Ghana. The official league table also confirms Accra Hearts of Oak as champions of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season with 61 points.
Welcome to Nazeef69 Sports arena and thank you for opening this article. After gaining a qualification back to the premier league for the first time in 8 years, RTU will play a coronation match on yet to announce date. The purpose of the game is to award the Zone 1 champions the trophy and cash worth of Ghc50,000.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive all newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The 2020/2021 edition of an exciting Ghana Premier League (GPL) finally came to an end today. Indeed the teams provided a very tough competition for their opponents. Accra Hearts of Oak won the league with 61 points and would be representing Ghana in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.
A lot of memories come to mind when the name Asamoah Gyan is mentioned. Asamoah Gyan has left an indelible mark in the history of Ghana football. The all-time leading goal-scoring for the Black Stars of Ghana has paid his dues not only in Ghana but on the continent of Africa.
Final round of matches in the Ghana Premier League takes place this weekend. The season for Asante Kotoko was declared over when Accra Hearts of were declared winners last weekend, after drawing with Liberty Professionals, while the Porcupine Warriors lost to Bechem United. It is unquestionable fact that innumerable supporters of Asante Kotoko are left disappointed in the manner via which the team lost the trophy to sworn rivals Accra Hearts of Oak.
In the upcoming transfer window, Tunisian giants Etoile Sportive du Sahel have completed the acquisition of Liberty Professionals young winger Abraham Wayo. After passing a medical inspection, the 18-year-old Ghanaian young winger has signed a four-year contract with the club. Despite Liberty's bad season leading to being religated to the first division, Wayo has been impressive for Liberty Professionals in the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League season.
Hearts of Oak will face Liberty professionals on Sunday, in what will be a crucial match for both teams. For Hearts, a win will make them winners of the trophy, irrespective of the outcome of 2nd placed Kotoko vs Bechem United's match. Should Hearts fail to secure a win, a loss from Kumasi Asante Kotoko will still make them winners of the League.