Asante Kotoko win Ghana Premier League title with three games to spare
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have won the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League title after a 1-1 draw with AshantiGold on in their outstanding GPL fixture on Thursday, June 2.
The Porcupine Warriors heading into the game needed just one point to wrap up the title after Hearts of Oak failed to beat Karela United on Monday.
Yaw Annor got the opener for Asahanti Gold as he levelled up with Frank Etouga in the race for the golden boot, netting his 12th goal in his last five matches just 10 minutes into the game.
However, Imoro Ibrahim teed Maxwell Agyemang to draw the Porcupine Warriors levelled and ensure that they end the game with a 1-1 scoreline.
The draw at the Lenclay Stadium means Prosper Nartey’s side currently enjoys an overwhelming 10-point advantage at the top of the standings, having taken 60 points from 31 games with just three games to go.
The triumph sees Kotoko win their 25th league title while also grabbing their first since the 2013/14 campaign.
The Ghana Football Association will be crowning Asante Kotoko as official Champions with the GPL title and medals when they host Elmina Skarks on Sunday, June 12 2022 with kick-off at 6pm.