Ghana FA Cup records impressive goals average as quarter-finals approach

Published on: 25 April 2013
Ghana FA Cup records impressive goals average as quarter-finals approach
Hearts and Kotoko are in the quarter finals

Ghana's FA Cup, sponsored by MTN, has recorded an impressive scoring turnout with an average of 2.14 goals per match ahead of the quarter-finals this weekend.

The competition that involves clubs in the country's top-flight, second and third tiers sides has so far seen 104 matches from the preliminary stage.

A total number of 223 goals has been recorded in 104 matches so far.

This means an average of 2.14 goals have been scored in the MTN FA Cup as eight teams make it to the quarter-final stage this weekend.

All the goals were scored from the Preliminary round through to the last 16 stage.

Giants Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak are among the eight teams remaining in the competition as it hottens up.

The other clubs in the competition are Eleven Wise, Amidaus, Aduana Stars, Medeama, Heart of Lions and Gold Stars.

Hearts of Oak will host Gold Stars while Kotoko take on Eleven Wise in one of the matches in the last eight.

Kotoko will play Eleven Wise, Amidaus face Aduana Stars while Medeama take on Heart of Lions.

According to the scoring statistics, 192 players have all scored in the competition with Nania FC's Maxwell Ashirefie and Robert Ghansah of Eleven Wise leading the charts with four goals apiece.

Top scorers

Maxwell Ashirefie (Nania FC) - 4 Robert Ghansah (Eleven Wise) - 4 Daniel Obeng (Dumas FC) - 3 Raphael Y. Akoto (Westland FC) - 3 Emmanuel Allan (Aduana) - 3 Mohammed Musah (All Blacks) - 3 Mallam Yussif Mohammed (Guan Utd) - 3 Bernard Dolphine (Eleven Wise) - 3

The quarter-finals will take place on the weekend of April 27-28.

Quarter-final fixtures

Asante Kotoko v Eleven Wise

Amidaus v Aduana Stars

Medeama v Heart of Lions

Hearts of Oak v Gold Stars