Ghana’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia celebrates Hearts of Oak title triumph

Ghana’s Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has joined the tall list of high-profile personalities celebrating Hearts of Oak’s success after the Phobians won the Ghana Premier League title on Sunday afternoon.

The former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana has also congratulated lower-tier side Bibiani Gold Stars on their promotion to the Ghana Premier League next season.

He used his official Facebook account to send out his congratulatory message to the club and also wished clubs in Zone One and Three well.

Hearts of Oak won the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League title after drawing 1-1 with Liberty Professionals and second-placed Asante Kotoko losing 2-1 to Bechem United on Sunday afternoon.

The Phobians have opened a 4-point lead at the summit of the league table with a game left to wind up the season.

Hearts of Oak, winners of the 2000 CAF Champions League and 2004 CAF Confederation Cup, have won their first major title since 2009 and are still in contention to annex the MTN FA Cup title in a season that could see them clinch double.

Kotoko failed to close down the points gap between themselves and Hearts of Oak who are their sworn rivals after losing 2-1 at the Nana Ansu Gyeabour Park in Bechem to Bechem United.

Hearts have now moved to 61 points with second-placed Kotoko on 57 while there is only one round of games left to end the Premier League season.

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Source: Sports

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