Sports News of Thursday, 3 August 2017
The hopes of the league leaders of consolidating their positions in the National Women’s League (NWL) was dashed as Sea Lions were beaten, while Ampem Darkoa were also held to a drawn game in their respective Match Day Nine games played at the weekend.
Sea Lions, who have been impressive so far this season, were given a reality check with a 0-3 drubbing at the hands of Samaria Ladies and though, they maintain their lead, their point build up has been reduced to 15, with Immigration closely behind with 15 points and could move to the top if the Disciplinary Committee rules on their match against Holy Royals, which did not come on because Royals failed to show up.
Debutants, Kumasi Sports Academy continued their great story by holding defending champions, Ampem Darkoa to a goalless draw to bridge the gap between them and the champions to just a point on 21 and 20 points respectively.
Holy Royals meanwhile, celebrated their first ever win since joining the NWL by beating visiting Soccer Intellectuals 2-1 in their encounter.
Debutants Holy Royals from the Western Region, had struggled all season and are neck-deep in relegation, having picked just one point from eight matches. However, last Sunday, they had something to smile about as Adrina Opaka scored a brace to record their first three points in the league.
In other matches, Fabulous Ladies beat Lepo Ladies 2-0, Northern Ladies won 2-1 against Ashtown Ladies, while Prisons Ladies were 1-0 winners against Real Upper Ladies.
LadyStrikers and Immigrations played to a goalless draw, while the Hasaacas versus Police Ladies encounter was postponed.