2012–13 Ghanaian Premier League

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2012–13 Ghana Premier League
Season 2012–13
Champions Asante Kotoko
Champions League Asante Kotoko
Confederation Cup Medeama
Ebusua Dwarfs
Matches played 480
Goals scored 336 (0.7 per match)
Top goalscorer Ghana Mahatma Otoo
Hearts of Oak (20)

The 2012–13 Ghanaian Premier League (known as the Glo Premier League for sponsorship reasons)[1][2] season is the 54th season of top-tier football in Ghana. The competition began on 6 October 2012.

Teams and venues[edit]

2012–13 Ghana Premier League season[edit]

Participating Clubs (2012–13)
Clubs Location stadium capacity
Aduana Stars Dormaa Ahenkro Agyeman Badu Stadium 5,000
All Stars Wa Wa Sports Stadium 5,000
Amidaus Professionals Tema Tema Sports Stadium 10,000
Asante Kotoko Kumasi Baba Yara Stadium 40,500
Ashanti Gold Obuasi Len Clay Stadium 30,000
Berekum Arsenal Berekum Berekum Sports Stadium 5,000
Berekum Chelsea Berekum Coronation Park 10,000
Ebusua Dwarfs Cape Coast Robert Mensah Sports Stadium 15,000
Heart of Lions Kpandu Kpando Stadium 5,000
Hearts of Oak Accra Ohene Djan Stadium 40,000
King Faisal Babes Kumasi Baba Yara Stadium 40,500
Liberty Professionals Accra Dansoman Park 2,000
Medeama SC Tarkwa TNA Park 12,000
New Edubiase United New Edubiase Len Clay Stadium 30,000
Real Tamale United Tamale Tamale Stadium 20,000
Tema Youth Tema Tema Sports Stadium 10,000

Team Movements[edit]

Teams relegated following 2011–2012 Glo Premier League season
Teams promoted following 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
Asante Kotoko Maxwell Konadu Resigned 5 June 2012 Mas-ud Didi Dramani 26 June 2012 Champions
Liberty Pro. Abedi Pele Resigned 7 July 2012 Sellas Tetteh 10 July 2012 8th

Ghana Premier League: Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Asante Kotoko 30 14 14 2 39 23 +16 56
2 Berekum Chelsea 30 15 8 7 33 26 +7 53
3 Ebusua Dwarfs 30 15 5 10 40 27 +13 50
4 Medeama SC 30 14 8 8 32 25 +7 50
5 Hearts of Oak 30 13 10 7 46 32 +14 49
6 Ashanti Gold 30 13 8 9 36 29 +7 47
7 Aduana Stars 30 12 9 9 28 25 +3 45
8 King Faisal Babes 30 11 8 11 28 30 −2 41
9 New Edubiase United 30 11 7 12 25 25 0 40
10 WA All Stars 30 9 12 9 30 24 +6 39
11 Amidaus Professionals 30 10 9 11 32 33 −1 39
12 Liberty Professionals 30 10 8 12 32 33 −1 38
13 Heart of Lions 30 9 9 12 31 33 −2 36
14 Tema Youth (R) 30 7 10 13 33 35 −2 31 Relegation to the 2013–14 Ghana Division One
15 Berekum Arsenal (R) 30 6 11 13 25 41 −16 29
16 Real Tamale United (R) 30 0 6 24 20 69 −49 6

Updated to games played on 23 June 2013.
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 Mahatma Otoo  Ghanaian Hearts of Oak 20 Ghana U-23 team and Ghana U-20 team player
2 Mohammed Yakubu  Ghanaian Ashanti Gold 11
3 Francis Narh  Ghanaian Tema Youth 10 Ghana U-20 team player
Kennedy Ashia  Ghanaian Liberty Professionals Ghana U-20 team player
Yahaya Mohamed  Ghanaian Amidaus Professionals
4 Adjei Selasi  Ghanaian Amidaus Professionals 8
5 Ebenezer Assifuah  Ghanaian Liberty Professionals 7 Ghana U-20 team player
Seidu Salifu  Ghanaian Wa All Stars Ghana U-20 team player
Note: All other goalscorers in the 2012–13 Glo Premier League have scored one (1) goal each.
Last updated: Glo Premier League Match-Day (21), 18 April 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FA signs on Glo as premiership sponsor". VibeGhana. 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "National Teams Sponsorships". gloworld.com. Globacom. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 

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