Today In History AshGold win first league title in 19 years

Exactly a year today, the Miners became champions of Ghana

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On 6th September, 2015, tt was all celebrations in the mining city of Obuasi after Bashiru Hayford's side defeated WAFA 1-0 at the Len Clay Stadium on a Sunday afternoon to confirm their first league title since 1996.

With a mere one match to go for all  the 16 Ghanaian top flight sides, Ashgold emerged as champions after notching three points that consolidated their 4-point advantage at the top of the standings to win the title with a game ramaining.

Ashantigold now have 52 points and cannot be caught by second-placed Aduana Stars who were at home to New Edubiase today.

Ashgold were the first club to win the Ghana league when it went professional in the 1993/94 and defended it twice in 1995 and 1996 but have not come close to a 4th title until now.

Coach Bashir Hayford who won the Ghana Premier League title with Asante Kotoko in the 2007-08 season made it two league titles as a coach, when he did it with the Miners who had last won the championship in the 1995-96 season.

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