Tema Youth survived a nervous encounter with Bechem United on Sunday to run away 2-1 winners at home in their penultimate league fixture.
Elmina Sharks marked a remarkable display away from home with a 2-0 win over struggling Tema Youth at the Tema Park on Wednesday.
Tema Youth who are only two points away from the relegation trap were expected to do themselves some good with a respectable score line against Elmina Sharks especially at home. Yaw Acheampong’s Sharks however had other ideas coming in to the game and sitting seventh on the league log.
For a team that is determined to prevent relegation Tema Youth did themselves a lot of disservice as they played with little or no interest in the match day 27 fixture.
Elmina Sharks recorded the first goal of the game in the 13th minute through Benjamin Tweneboah sending shockwaves to the Tema Youth bench.
Despite showing promise of leveling the score in the second half, Tema Youth struggled to overcome their opponent’s defence and on the few occasions they came to scoring, the chance was wasted.
Elmina Sharks’ Felix Addo put the game to bed in the 52nd minute when he scored the second and final goal of the game for the visitors.
Elmina Sharks who started the 2017/2018 league on a bad note look certain to stay in the league for the coming season. They welcome Accra Great Olympics in their next league game at home while struggling Tema Youth travel to Obuasi to play Ashgold at the Len Clay Stadium.
67th minute substitute, Aaron Awannorh made the difference as Tema Youth got a solitary goal in the 71st minute to record a crucial win over WAFA at the Tema Stadium.
Joseph Paintsil continued his incredible run of form as he scored a spectacular volley and had a hand in another to ensure Tema Youth claim the vital 3 points on match day 23 of the Ghana Premier League with a convincing 3-1 win over Inter Allies.
Jacob Leweh displayed yet again a MoTM performance for his side as he led the lines by example despite his side's defeat being adjudged the NASCO Man of the Match.
Nicholas Gyan scored and set up another for Joseph Esso to earn Ebusua Dwarfs first away victory in the 2016/2017 season against Tema Youth.
Ghana Premier League enters the first of the remaining ten fixtures to end the 2016-17 season with a Saturday action between the Harbour Boys and the Crabs at the Tema Park.
On a very cloudy day at the Wa Malik Jabir Sports Stadium, Wa Allstars after losing to Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the match day 19 fixture were determined to put smiles back on their fans faces against a spirited Tema Youth team which came into the game at the back of a victory against title chasing Aduana stars on match day 19.
A carefully taken 72nd minute penalty by Theophilus Ogoe was all that Tema Youth needed to break the hearts of Aduana Stars at the Tema Park on Sunday.