Former national team captains Adjoa Bayor and Stephen Appiah made a special appearance at the Women’s Premier League final, which caused a flurry of excitement among the Ghanaian football community.
The match, which took place between Ampen Darkoa Ladies and Hasaacas Ladies at Dr. Kwame Kyei Sports Complex in Abrankese on Friday, was a highly anticipated event that drew a large crowd of fans and supporters.
With Bayor and Appiah in attendance, the final took on an even greater significance, as the two legendary players lent their support to the women’s game and helped to raise the profile of the league.
After a dramatic 120-minute extravaganza finished 1-1, Ampem Darkoa Ladies fought from behind to force the game into penalty shootouts.
Doris Boaduwaa opened the scoring for Hasaacas Ladies in the 60th minute before Ophelia Serwaaa Amponsah equalized for Ampem Darkoa Ladies in the 83rd minute to force extra time.
Ampem Darkoa Ladies retained their championship after winning 5-3 on penalties. Ampen Darkoa Ladies will represent Ghana at the CAF Women’s Champions League next season.