GWPL Week 2 Wrap: Berry pip Soccer Intellectual, Immigration hold Hasaacas

Mercy Tagoe’s side maintained their fine start, while the champions were held by their hosts in the Ghana Women’s Premier League fixtures

Berry Ladies earned the second win of the season after defeating Soccer Intellectual Ladies 3-1 in the southern zone on Sunday.

Continuing from the opening day’s 3-2 victory over Immigrations Ladies, Felicity Asante’s hat-trick was all Mercy Tagoe’s side required to claim the three points despite Adina Akpo’s opener from Intellectual.

Akpo gave the hosts the lead from the spot in the 18th minute but Asante levelled matters from the spot nine minutes later before putting them in front for the first time on the half-hour mark.

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After the break, Asante completed her treble of the match eight minutes into the second half to guarantee the win for the visitors.

The result means Berry Ladies now have six points from two matches and Abigail Tutuwaah was named the Player of the Match for her impressive contribution in the colours of Berry.

Earlier on Friday, Northern Ladies suffered their first loss of the season, at home against Kumasi Sports Academy Ladies after a 1-0 defeat at the Aliu Mahama Stadium in Tamale.

The solitary effort of Joyce Asamoah in the 29th minute was all the visitors needed to claim the maximum points in the northern zone.

Kerrie Mccarthy claimed the Player of the Match prize following her superb form for Charles Anokye Frimpong’s ladies.

On Saturday in Kumasi, Prisons Ladies secured their first triumph of the campaign following a 1-0 victory over Ashtown Ladies.

Abigail Tutuwaah’s 51st-minute strike ensured the visitors bounced back from a 1-0 defeat to Supreme Ladies, at WESCO Park.

On the same day, Supreme Ladies earned a second win of the season following a 1-0 victory at home over Fabulous Ladies.

Gearing up from a 1-0 opening day win at Prison Ladies, Supreme subdued their local rivals Fabulous thanks to Sandra Owusu Ansah’s 74th minute superb finish in the northern zone tie at the Okese Park. 

Elsewhere, Ampem Darkoa Ladies defeated Pearl Pia Ladies 2-0 at the Ohene Ameyaw Park in a grudge match that ensured between the U17 women’s coach Baba Nuhu and his assistant Nana Adarkwa.

A first-half brace from Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah gave Ampem Darkoa Ladies their maiden win of the season at home.

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