Kumasi Asante Kotoko recorded a convincing victory over AshantiGold in matchday 12 of the Ghana Premier League at the Baba Yara Stadium to extend their lead at the top of the table.
Cameroon import, Frank Etouga Mbella scored a second-half hattrick for the Porcupine Warriors, while Elijah Addai scored a consolation goal for the Miners.
Etouga’s three goals on Sunday means the forward now has six goals in the Ghanaian top-flight.
At the Ndoum Stadium, Aduana Stars walked away with the maximum points against Elmina Sharks, who are without a win in their last seven games in the league. Bright Adjei scored the only goal of the game.
Augustine Okrah was among the goals for Bechem United in the 2-0 win over Real Tamale United at home. The former Kotoko man scored from the spot in the 20th minute of the game before Emmanuel Annor added a second in the second period of the game.
Techiman Eleven Wonders pulled the surprise of the weekend as they managed a 2-0 win over league contenders, King Faisal at home. Ibrahim Laar scored both goals for the Techiman based side.
Croster Adu’s strike in the 53rd minute sealed Legon Cities third win of the season as they defeated Dreams FC in Dawu.
An 87th-minute effort from Emmanuel Boakye Owusu earned a point for Karela United in their encounter against Accra Great Olympics.
Earlier on Saturday, Medeama played a 1-1 draw with Berekum Chelsea while Hearts of Oak beat Gold Stars in Bibiani to move to seventh on the league log.