AshantiGold recorded a slim 1-0 victory over Aduana Stars at the Len Clay Stadium to lift the pressure off coach Bashir Hayford.
Mumuni Shaffiu steered a header home in the 19th minute after beating an offside trap set by the visitors.
The Miners recovered well from a 2-1 reverse against Hearts of Oak in the midweek to record a win and get their top-four ambitions back track.
But will have to negotiate from 5th place as Sekondi Hasaacas and Hearts of Oak have all taken up the places.
Aduana officials vehemently protested the AshGold goal but the center referee allowed the goal to stand.