Posted by: westafricanfootball | 25/10/2012

TEN INTERESTING PLAYERS IN THE GLO PREMIER LEAGUE

In this post, I will make statistical presentations of 10 interesting players in the GLO Premier League 2012-2013.

The picture, found on medeamasc.com, is of star defender Kwabena Adusei of Asante Kotoko FC.

Name: ASAMOAH, ALEX   170 cm 69 kg
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: 16.01.1986  
Position: Striker / Attacking midfielder  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2004 Berekum Arsenal FC(Ghana) 1  
2005 Berekum Arsenal FC(Ghana) 1  
2006-2007 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1  
2007-2008 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    7
2008-2009 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    28    16
2009-2010 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    1
2010 Gyeongnam FC(South Korea) 1    2    0
2010-2011 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    20    5
2011-2012 ES Sétif(Algeria) 1    2    0
2011-2012 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    1
2012-2013 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Alex Asamoah is a decorated striker who will try to re-launch his career after some barren years. When Asamoah is in top form, few defenders are able to stop the burly striker.

Name: ACHEAMPONG, OTUO      
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: Unknown  
Position: Central defender  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
  Asokwa Deportivo FC(Ghana)  
2009-2010 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Wassaman United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1  
   

Otuo Acheampong is a tall central defender who has made an impressive start to the new season. Acheampong is forming a strong defensive pair with Godfred Rockson.

Name: ADAMS, AHMED      
Position: GHANA  
DOB: 10.10.1992  
Position: Central defender  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
  Kumasi Parma FC(Ghana)  
2010-2011 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Ahmed Adams is a strong, powerful central defender who is highly regarded at Berekum Chelsea FC. Adams is a key player for the Ghana U-20 national football team.

Name: ADUSEI, KWABENA   188 cm 78 kg
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: Unknown  
Position: Central defender  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2005 Okwawu United FC(Ghana) 1  
2007-2008 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1    1
2008-2009 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    0
2009-2010 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    3
2010-2011 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    1
2011-2012 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    6
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1  
         

From my point of view, Kwabena Adusei is the toughest centre-back in Ghana. Adusei is a no-nonsense player who always gives 100 percent. He is almost unbeatable in the air and his tackles are hard but fair. Adusei is also known for his thunderbolt free-kicks. Adusei has already cemented his place in the heart of the Kotoko defence.

Name: FRIMPONG, NANA TUFFOUR      
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: Unknown  
Position: Central defender  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
  Wa All Stars FC(Ghana)  
2010-2011 Asokwa Deportivo FC(Ghana) 2  
2011-2012 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Nana Tuffour Frimpong is a highly regarded centre-back at Liberty Professionals FC. Frimpong is currently one of the first names on the team-sheet at the Dansoman-based club.

Name: HELEGBE, MICHAEL   167 cm 68 kg
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: 15.09.1985  
Position: Central midfielder / Attacking midfielder / Winger  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2005 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    8
2005 SK Brann(Norway) 1    2    0
2006-2007 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    13    6
2006-2007 EA Guingamp(France) 2    2    0
2007-2008 EA Guingamp(France) 2    23    0
2008-2009 EA Guingamp(France) 2    3    0
2009-2010 EA Guingamp(France) 2    0    0
2009-2010 KV Oostende(Belgium) 2    25    4
2010-2011 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    5
2011-2012 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    12    3
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1  
   

The experienced Michael Helegbe is the playmaker of Asante Kotoko FC. Helegbe, a skillful and intelligent midfielder, is known for incisive passes to the wingers or attackers.

Name: NARH, FRANCIS      
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: Unknown  
Position: Striker / Right-winger  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2011-2012 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1    6
2012-2013 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Francis Narh is definitely a player to watch. The hard-working youngster is the top striker at Tema Youth FC and a key player for the Ghana U-20 national football team. Whenever Narh plays, he creates chances. If his finishing improves, Narh could head for bigger leagues.

Name: OTOO, MAHATMA   177 cm 78 kg
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: 06.02.1992  
Position: Striker  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Sporting Mirren FC(Ghana) 2  
2008-2009 Sporting Mirren FC(Ghana) 1    3
2009-2010 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    25    10
2010-2011 Espérance Sportif de Tunis(Tunisia) 1    1    0
2010-2011 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    2
2011-2012 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    29    10
2012-2013 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1  
   

Mahatma Otoo is an energetic, hard-working and pacy striker. I think it is fair to say that Otoo is the best striker in the GLO Premier League. His finishing has improved drastically during the last couple of years. At the time of writing, Otoo has scored three goals in four matches, including two headers.

Name: SALIFU, LATIF      
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: 01.08.1990  
Position: Striker / Winger  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    10
2008-2009 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    12
2009-2010 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    5
2010-2011 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    8
2012-2013 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Latif Salifu is a petit striker with tremendous pace, often beating the offside-trap. Salifu has already scored two goals for his new club. Salifu has previously been struggling with injuries but is currently in top form.

Name: YAHAYA, MOHAMMED      
Nationality: GHANA  
DOB: 17.12.1988  
Position: Defensive midfielder / Central defender  
   
Season Club L Games Goals
2006-2007 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1  
2007-2008 OGC Nice(France) 1    0    0
2008-2009 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1    0
2009-2010 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Real Tamale United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    6    0
2012-2013 Amidaus Professionals FC(Ghana) 1  
   

Mohammed Yahaya, on loan from Asante Kotoko FC from Amidaus Professionals FC, is one of the best ball-winners in the league. Yahaya tackles hard and distributes the ball well. He is the captain and the most influential player at the newly promoted team from Tema.


Responses

  1. I am a goalkeeper and i am intreseted in keeping.


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