The latest set of games in the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League (GPL) season treated fans to some exciting football and thrilling outcomes, and Daily Mail GH captures the biggest lessons and highlights of the matchday from a satirical perspective.
1. FAISAL GET BIG TASK OUT OF THE WAY
Last week, WWLTW ‘celebrated’ the curious case of a King Faisal side that, despite being one of the league’s best going forward, had failed to record a single victory over the course of the season. Another game-week later, Faisal are still without a win, ensuring that they finally broke the record we believe they’ve been aiming at all season: a 11th consecutive winless Premier League game, their longest such run in this century. With that piece of history bagged as a souvenir to mark their return to the top-flight, Faisal can now get back to mundane tasks like, ahem, avoiding relegation.
2. ADEBAYOR IS THE NEW ‘CHEF’ IN TOWN
Inter Allies, surely, were the weekend’s kings, having inflicted on Berekum Chelsea the same bitter dose of home misery that the Blues treated other clubs to earlier this season. Grabbing the headlines after that daring 3-1 win on the road — with two goals and an assist — was Allies’ Nigerien import, skipper, and chef, Victorien Adebayor. Yes, chef, because Adebayor brought to the table everyone’s favorite spice: nutmeg. Two of them were dished out: one from a freekick that went around the wall and through the legs of Chelsea’s goalkeeper, followed by another which capped a delightful juggle and made a life-long joke out of the usually solid Ahmed Adams. Boy, is the kitchen getting hot!
3. GOOD WEEK: PREMIER LEAGUE STRIKERS
Adebayor and Yahaya Mohammed continued their pulsating battle for the topscorer’s prize, with both hitting double figures this week. Ordinarily, other strikers might be worried seeing these two seemingly so far out in front, but WWLTW suspects they aren’t. See, if they continue like this, both Adebayor and Yahaya might be the subject of mid-season interest from foreign suitors which, in turn, could blow the race wide open in their absence. Surely, the rest of the field must be cheering for them now. Go, boys!
4. BAD WEEK: WENDY SHAY
‘Slay mama’ Shay isn’t the most popular woman in Ghana, especially on social media, but her approval ratings wouldn’t have been helped by the occasion of her performance on Friday, February 14, at the Accra Sports Stadium when Legon Cities hosted Great Olympics. It was bad enough that Shay — despite Cities’ offer of free chocolate for all and free entry for ladies dressed in red — was booked on the one night of the year when most people would rather be elsewhere, but, even worse, Cities failed to win at home for the first time in three games after her act closed. ‘
Shay Shame on you’, you said?
Jo Ansah & NY Frimpong — Daily Mail GH