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Soccer News of Saturday, 11 February 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

2016/17 GPL: The clubs, the venues and the coach

The 2016/17 Ghana Premier League kicks off tomorrow at eight match venues to quench the long standing thirst of Ghanaians for local football.

Three clubs were relegated after last season, Techiman City FC, Sekondi Hasaacas and New Edubiase United with Dreams FC suffering demotion on technical reasons.

The newly promoted sides are Great Olympics, Elmina Sharks and Bolga All Stars.

In a swift reminder, GHANAsoccernet.com keeps you updated with the list of clubs that are participating in the league this season, their home venues and the names of their managers.

Wa All Stars
Coach: Enos Adepa
Home Venue: Malik Jabir Stadium – WA

Asante Kotoko
Coach: Zdravko Lugarusic (Croatia)
Home Venue: Baba Yara Stadium – Kumasi

Hearts of Oak
Henri Wellington (Acting Head Coach)
Home Venue: Accra Sports Stadium


AshantiGold SC
Coach: Bashiru Hayford
Home Venue: Len Clay Stadium – Obuasi

Liberty Professionals
Coach: Sellas Tetteh
Home Venue: Alhaji Sly Tetteh Park – Dansoman

Medeama SC
Coach: Evans Adotey
Home Venue: Tarkwa T&A Park – Tarkwa

West Africa Football Academy (WAFA)
Coach: Klaus Rasmussen (Denmark)
Home Venue: Red Bull Soccer Arena – Sogakope

Aduana Stars FC
Coach: Yusif Abubakar
Home Venue: Nana Agyemang Badu II Park – Dormaa

Bechem United
Coach: Vincenzo Alberto Annese (Italy)
Home Venue: Fosu Gyeabour Park – Bechem

Ebusua Dwarfs
Coach: Ricardo Da Rocha (Brazil)
Home Venue: Cape Coast Stadium – Cape Coast

Bolga All Stars FC
Coach: Nurudeen Ahmed
Home Venue: Tamale Utrecht Academy Park – Tamale

Berekum Chelsea
Coach: Randolph Armah
Home Venue: Golden City Park – Berekum

Tema Youth FC
Coach: Edward Nii Dodoo
Home Venue: Tema Stadium

Elmina Sharks
Coach: Kobina Amisah
Home Venue: Ndoum Stadium – Elmina

Great Olympics
Coach: Godwin Atram
Home Venue: Accra Sports Stadium – Accra

Inter Allies FC
Coach: Prince Owusu
Home Venue: El Wak Sports Stadium – Accra