GPL week four wrap: Hearts, Inter Allies pick first win

Coach Frank Nuttall reacts as Gor Mahia beat KMKM of Zanzibar in Tanzania
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The duo claimed full points for the first time in this season's topflight on Sunday

While the game between Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold was called off shortly after half-time, Thomas Abbey emerged the hero as Hearts of Oak recorded their first win of the season on matchday four of the Ghana Premier League.

In the game played at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi on Sunday, referee Prince Amoah was forced to prematurely end the encounter between the Porcupine Warriors and the Miners due to an unplayable pitch resulting from heavy rains. Yakubu Mohammed and Amos Addai cancelled out each other prior. The match has been rescheduled for Monday.

Hearts of Oak, at the Accra Sports Stadium, picked maximum points for the first time this season, Thomas Abbey fetching the winner five minutes to full-time. Three minutes earlier, Richard Arthur had cancelled out Alexandre Kouami Kouassi's opener for the Phobians.

Inter Allies recorded their first win of the season with a 2-1 triumph over Ebusua Dwarfs at the El-Wak Stadium.

Antwi Kwame Amoako and Samuel Konney netted for the Eleven-Is-To-One, while Nicholas Gyan scored for the Cape Coast-based side.

Great Olympics' poor form continues following a 1-0 reversal to fellow newcomers Bolga All Stars. Samuel Norgbey scored for the latter.

At the Nduom Stadium, Isaac Mensah netted the only goal as newly-promoted Elmina Sharks beat Tema Youth 1-0.

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The spoils were shared between Bechem United and Berekum Chelsea following a 1-1 draw at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park. Sadiq Hadji Abubakar brought Bechem level after Seth Appiah put the visitors in front.

Five goals were produced in the fixture between Liberty Professionals and Medeama at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman. Bernard Arthur put Liberty in front before Justice Blay restored parity. Arthur, again, put the Scientific Soccer Lads 2-1 up, before Francis Addo equalized for Medeama. Captain Samuel Sarfo then netted to fetch all three points for Liberty.

Earlier on Saturday, Aduana Stars' winning run was halted by Wafa at the Sogakope Stadium. Sam Adams put the 'Ogya' Boys ahead on 29 minutes, but Richmond Lamptey was at hand to bring the home side back into the game.