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Betway Cup: Medeama fall to AshantGold in final

Medeama missed out on the 2019 Betway Cup after losing 4-0 to AshantiGold in an epic final over the weekend.

Richard Ella Djodi, Amos Kofi Nkrumah, Mark Agyekum and Salia Ouattara all netted as the Miners thrashed the Mauves to the lift the trophy. 

Liberty Professionals overcame former Ghanaian champions, Aduana Stars, on penalties to finish third. 

With four leading clubs in the Ghana Premier League participating in the maiden edition of the Betway Cup, fans witnessed a thrilling tournament as teams battled it out.

Ashgold and Medeama qualified for the final by beating Liberty and Aduana 2-1 and 5-2 respectively in the preliminary round. 

Ashgold’s Richard Ella Djodi of Ashgold was adjudged the most valuable player while Tahiru Awudu of Medeama won the golden boot with four goals.

The pre-season cup organized by the leading sports betting company in Ghana, Betway, was aimed at preparing their sponsored clubs for the upcoming season. 

This falls in line with Betway Ghana’s continuous support for sports development in Ghana and is a first from any sponsored brand on the Ghanaian football landscape.