May 11, 2021/ 1 month ago
The maiden season of Ghana's private league the Master Soccer League, saw a collective pool of buzzing and dazzling talented individuals yearning for the spotlight in the Ghanaian footballing set up.
It was made up of four (4) teams Union De Reyes, Thunder Wolves, Predators and Mighty Foxes.
The first match saw Predators and Mighty Foxes spoil the shares in an entertaining 1 all draw with goals Maxwell Boakye's good hit free-kick to put Predators ahead and Ketu Godwin equaliser for Mighty Foxes. Union De Reyes's first season win was made possible by Edinam Kotoku , after a neat work on the right hand side between Assefuah and Abraham Kubah to whip in a low cross for the striker to tap in, for them to go up the league table .
The second match between Predators and Thunder Wolves ended up in all draw in a nail biting encounter with both teams missing golden opportunities,
League leaders Union De Reyes faced Mighty Foxes in an epic clash with Union De Reyes squandering lots of chances, but the breakthrough came after Greens unstoppable shot which couldn't be stopped by the Foxes goalie to put the leaders ahead, in the dying minutes a defensive mishap made Ketu Godwin capitalize and hit a low power drive in the bottom of the right corner to make it a draw at the end.
At the end of Match day 2Predators were awarded 3 points and 3 goals making them go top of the table but on the same points with Union De Reyes after Thunder Wolves fielded an ineligible players, with Mighty Foxes on one point and Thunder Wolves with no points.
The battle for the bragging rights at the summit of the league between league leaders Predators and Union De Reyes ended in an all zero draw with Predators missing a penalty.
Thunder Wolves got their first win of the season against Mighty Foxes in a tantalising fixture, with an easy cruise thanks to goals from Shasha and .......,........
Predators maintained their sspot at the top of the league with Union De Reyes following with the same points, and Thunder Wolves edging past Mighty Foxes on the league table.
Predators had to dropout due to technical issues, which led to an all play all in the final fixture and with a win Union De Reyes would be crowned champions.
Union De Reyes faced off against Thunder Wolves with Green, Edinam and Nicholas giving them the comfortable lead with Shasha missing from the penalty spot to salvage something for his team.
Mighty Foxes and Thunder Wolves shared the spoils in a 2 - 2 draw with world-class goals from Daco of Mighty Foxes and Dominic of Thunder Wolves.
The first season ended up with Green, Edinam, and Ketu Godwin as leading goalscorers, Daniel Assefuah leading the Assist chart, Philip Newman winning the Golden glove award and Abraham Kubah winning the overall best player .
Which makes 5 players of Union De Reyes bag almost all the awards for the season.
The First season of the Masters Soccer League was graced with players with so much abilities from goalkeepers to strikers , from the orchestrating abilities of Abraham Kubah if Union De Reyes, Payet, Daniel Quaye of Mighty Foxes, and Akhan and Douglas of Predators.
The skill, power and pace of Dominic ,Peters and Shasha of Thunder Wolves, The finesse and finishing abilities of Edinam Kotoku and Green of Union De Reyes and Ketu Godwin of Mighty Foxes.
Not forgetting the defensive prowess possessed by Fynn of Mighty Foxes, the pairing of Bismark Arthur and Samba and Philip Newman all of Union De Reyes.
With the tone set for the next season, players like Basit who's the youngest of the tournament playing for Union De Reyes, V. Nyame of Thunder Wolves and new teams like FC YOUNG EPERVIER , FC AYA , FC BANDARAS & FC GOAL SEEKERS
Master league is set to see more ............. And more .............
Will Union De Reyes be able to defend their title.