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Vital statistics after match day 16

There were seven (7) wins and a draw on match day 16 of the GPL

Wa All Stars continued their run of good results, as they edged Berekum Chelsea on match day 16 to maintain the top spot

Vital statistics after match day 16Statistics on match day 16

There were seven (7) wins and a draw on match day 16 of the GPL

Thirteen goals (13) were scored on match day 16

No game witnessed more than 1 goal margin

Wa All Stars have stretched their lead on top of the league ladder, after beating Berekum Chelsea by a goal to nil.

There was no away win on match day 16.

Hearts of Oak despite the exit of Kenichi Yatsuhashi, got a win under new coach Sergio Tranguil of Portugal.

Only Kotoko earned an away point when they held Techiman City to a one all draw

New Edubiase United are still languishing at the bottom of the league table, despite a win against Medeama SC over the weekend.

General stats

A total of 128 matches have been played thus far.

A total of 165 goals were scored, which is an average of 2.07 goals per game.

Aduana Stars have scored the highest number of goals, scoring 25 in the process.

Sekondi Hasaacas have let in 26 goals, which are the highest number of goals conceded

Wa All Stars are the team with the best defence, conceding 9 goals

A total of 95 wins have been recorded in 128 games, a percentage of 74.4% of wins.

Wa All Stars have won more league games than any other side: 9 wins in 16 games

There have been 20 away wins. In percentage wise it is 21.05%

33 drawn games have been witnessed in 128 league games, which is 25.78%.

Ashgold have drawn nine (10) games which is the most by a club.

The most goals scored on a match day were 25: match day 6.

The least number of goals scored on a match day were 11, which happened on match day 12

The highest scoring games were witnessed on match day two and six. On match day 2 Hasaacas defeated Techiman City 4-2 and on match day 6, Liberty Professionals demolished league champions Ashgold 5-1, Kotoko 4-2 Techiman City and Aduan Stars 4-2 Bechem United, all in 6-goal thriller

The highest number of goals scored by a single club in a game were 5 goals by WAFA in a 5-0 win over Hasaacas on match day 3 and Liberty Professionals when they defeated Ashgold 5-1 on match day 6.

Stats on players

Yahaya Mohammed is the leading top-scorer of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) with 11 goals

Dauda Mohammed scored the fastest goal of the first half of the season. It came under one (1) minute against Dreams FC at Dawu on match day 8

Charles Boateng was the first player to score a goal this season, when his opener aided WAFA to edge Kotoko 2-0, with Samuel Tetteh scoring the other in the opening day of the Ghana Premier League

The first hat-trick of the season was registered by Samuel Tetteh on match day 3 when WAFA thrashed Hasaacas 5-0. Yahaya Mohammed registered the second hat-trick of the season, after hitting 3 past Hasaacas on match day 8, before Dauda Mohammed completed the first round of the season with the 3 hat-trick as Kotoko defeated Techiman City 4-2

9 players scored a brace after the first round of matches: Maxwell Baako of Wa All Stars, Latif Blessing of Liberty Professionals (scored a brace twice), Eric Bekoe of Hasaacas, Musah Ibrahim of Hearts of Oak, Saddick Adams of Berekum (twice) Chelsea, Magnus Ebo Duncan of Hasaacas , Yahaya Mohammed of Aduana Stars (thrice), Dauda Mohammed and Bright Adjei (Aduana Stars)

The first player to be sent off was Eric Kumi, for receiving a 2nd booking for taking off his shirt, after scoring against Medeama.

Emmanuel Hayford and Lord Ofushene of Dreams FC and Inter Allies respectively were the first two persons to see a direct red card, following a scuffle between them in their sides 2-2 draw

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