2011–12 Ghanaian Premier League

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2011–12 Glo Premier League
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Season 2011–12
Champions Asante Kotoko
Champions League Asante Kotoko
Confederation Cup New Edubiase United (Ghanaian FA Cup winner)
Goals scored 482
Top goalscorer Ghana Emmanuel Baffour
(21 goals)
Biggest home win Liberty 5 – Bechem United 0[1]
Biggest away win Wassaman United 1 – Berekum Chelsea 4[1]
Highest scoring Kotoko 4 – Bechem United 3 (7goals)[1]
Longest winning run 7 games Ashgold FC[1]
Longest unbeaten run 16 games Kotoko[1]
Longest winless run 13 Bechem United[1]
Longest losing run 6 Mysterious Dwarfs[1]
Highest attendance Asante Kotoko vs Hearts of Oak (15 April 2012) : 38,000

The 2011–12 Ghanaian Premier League (known as the Glo Premier League for sponsorship reasons)[2][3] season was the 53rd season of top-tier football in Ghana. The competition began on 5 September 2011, and ended on 27 May 2012.

Teams and venues[edit]

2011–2012 Glo Premier League season[edit]

Participated Clubs (2011–2012)

As of 2011–2012 Season, Glo Premier League Clubs by Regions

Regions (Population) City / Area (Population) Clubs
Ashanti Region (4,415,554) Kumasi (1,989,062) Asante Kotoko
Obuasi (175,043) Ashanti Gold
New Edubiase (5,142) New Edubiase United
Brong-Ahafo Region (1,824,827) Dormaa Ahenkro (5,098) Aduana Stars
Bechem (5,112) Bechem United
Berekum (60,473) Berekum Arsenal
Berekum (60,473) Berekum Chelsea
Central Region (1,805,488) Cape Coast (217,032) Ebusua Dwarfs
Greater Accra Region (3,909,764) Accra (2,291,352) Hearts of Oak
Accra (2,291,352) Liberty Professionals
Accra (2,291,352) Tudu Mighty Jets
Tema (160,939) Tema Youth
Western Region (2,186,539) Tarkwa (34,743) Medeama SC
Tarkwa (34,743) Wassaman United
Upper West Region (576,583) Wa (102,446) All Stars
Volta Region (1,635,421) Kpandu (28,334) Heart of Lions
* Population – 2012 census

Team Movements[edit]

Teams promoted to 2011–12 Glo Premier League
Teams relegated to 2012–13 Ghanaian Football Leagues
Teams relegated following 2010–2011 Glo Premier League season

The following 16 clubs competed in the 2011–2012 Glo Premier League season.

Managerial changes
Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of
appointment
Position
in table
Glo Premier League changes
Hearts of Oak Serbia Nebojša Vučićević Sacked 1 March 2012 Ghana Charles K. Akunnor 19 March 2012 2nd
Club City / Area Manager Founded Owner(s) / Sponsor(s)
0 Aduana Stars 0 Dormaa Ahenkro Romania Aristică Cioabă
1985
Owners : Tigo in Millicom
0 All Stars 0 Wa Ghana Emmanuel Quarshie
2006
Owners : MTN Ghana in MTN Group
0 Asante Kotoko 0 Kumasi Ghana Maxwell Konadu
1935
Owner : King Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II of Ashanti, Royal Stockholder
Sponsors : Tigo in Millicom
0 Ashanti Gold 0 Obuasi Ghana Yaw Acheampong
1978
Owners : Ashanti Goldfields Corporation in AngloGold Ashanti
0 Bechem United 0 Bechem Ghana Kassim Mingle
1966
Owner : Victory Line Limited
0 Berekum Arsenal 0 Berekum Ghana Ebo Mends
1978
Owners : MTN Ghana in MTN Group
0 Berekum Chelsea 0 Berekum Netherlands Hans van der Pluijm
2000
Owner : Ghana Commercial Bank
0 Ebusua Dwarfs 0 Cape Coast Ghana Nana Butler
1939
Owner : Fidelity Bank Ghana
0 Heart of Lions 0 Kpandu Ghana Paa Kwesi Fabin
2002
Owners : Tigo in Millicom
Sponsor : Lotto Sport Italia
0 Hearts of Oak 0 Accra Ghana Charles K. Akunnor
1911
Owner : Fidelity Bank Ghana
0 Liberty Professionals 0 Accra Ghana Abedi Pele
1996
Owners : Kumesh Ghana Limited in Panasonic Corporation
0 Medeama SC 0 Tarkwa Ghana Bashir Hayford
2002
Owner : Gold Fields
0 New Edubiase United 0 New Edubiase Ghana Emmanuel Afranie
1998
Owner : Sidalco Limited
0 Tema Youth 0 Tema Ghana Anthony Lokko
2005
Owner : Unilever Ghana
Sponsor : Adidas
0 Tudu Mighty Jets 0 Accra Ghana Abubakar Nallah
1994
Owners : Globacom Ghana in Globacom
Sponsor : Lotto Sport Italia
0 Wassaman United 0 Tarkwa Ghana Herbert Addo
2008
Owner : Trust Bank Limited (Ghana)

Stadiums (2011–2012)[edit]

Primary venues used in the Glo Premier League:

Aduana Stars All Stars Asante Kotoko Ashanti Gold
Agyeman Badu Stadium Wa Sports Stadium Baba Yara Stadium Len Clay Stadium
Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 40,500 Capacity: 30,000
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Bechem United Berekum Arsenal Berekum Chelsea Ebusua Dwarfs
Nana Gyeabour's Park Berekum Sports Stadium Coronation Park Robert Mensah Sports Stadium
Capacity: 3,500 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 15,000
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Heart of Lions Hearts of Oak Liberty Professionals Medeama SC
Kpando Stadium Ohene Djan Stadium Dansoman Park Abrankese Stadium
Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 2,000 Capacity: 12,000
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New Edubiase United Tema Youth Tudu Mighty Jets Wassaman United
Len Clay Stadium Tema Sports Stadium Essipong Stadium Tema Sports Stadium
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 10,000
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Glo Premier League: Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Asante Kotoko (C) 30 18 9 3 43 18 +25 63 Qualification for 2013 CAF Champions League
2 Ashanti Gold 30 13 10 7 35 33 +2 49
3 Hearts of Oak 30 12 11 7 31 20 +11 47
4 Medeama SC 30 14 4 12 42 34 +8 46
5 New Edubiase United [a] 30 14 4 12 36 36 0 46 Qualification for 2013 CAF Confederation Cup
6 Aduana Stars 30 11 12 7 26 17 +9 45
7 Berekum Chelsea 30 11 12 7 30 23 +7 45
8 Liberty Professionals 30 11 9 10 38 30 +8 42
9 All Stars 30 11 9 10 20 20 0 42
10 Ebusua Dwarfs 30 9 10 11 23 26 −3 37
11 Tema Youth 30 9 8 13 32 33 −1 35
12 Heart of Lions 30 7 13 10 22 30 −8 34
13 Berekum Arsenal 30 7 9 14 24 39 −15 30
14 Wassaman United (R) 30 7 8 15 27 43 −16 29 Relegation to Ghanaian Football Leagues
15 Bechem United (R) 30 6 11 13 25 42 −17 29
16 Tudu Mighty Jets (R) 30 5 13 12 23 32 −9 28

Updated to games played on 27 May 2012.
Source: Glo Premier League and FIFA.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Glo Premier League: Top Scorers[edit]

Rank Player Nationality Team Goals  Ghana national team player
1 Emmanuel Baffour  Ghanaian New Edubiase United 21
2 Mohammed Yakubu  Ghanaian Ashanti Gold 16
3 Louis Agyemang  Ghanaian Medeama SC 11
Richard Addai  Ghanaian Bechem United
4 Mahatma Otoo  Ghanaian Hearts of Oak 10 Ghana U-23 team and Ghana U-20 team player
5 Ahmed Toure  Ivorian Asante Kotoko 8
6 Latif Salifu  Ghanaian Liberty Professionals 7
Seidu Bancey  Ghanaian Ebusua Dwarfs
James Abban  Ghanaian Hearts of Oak
Abdul Basit  Ghanaian Berekum Chelsea
Emmanuel Clottey  Ghanaian Berekum Chelsea
Abubakar Sidi  Ghanaian Tudu Mighty Jets
7 Godfred Saka  Ghanaian Aduana Stars 6
8 Gilbert Fiamenyo  Ghanaian Heart of Lions 5
Nathaniel Asamoah  Ghanaian Asante Kotoko
Note: All other goalscorers in the 2011–12 Glo Premier League have scored one (1) goal each.
Last updated: Glo Premier League Match-Day (30), 27 May 2012.

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