Football

Asamoah jets NorthEast United to victory

Ghana International Asamoah Gyan recorded his first league goal for the Indian Super League side, NorthEast United as they beat Odisha 2-1 on Saturday.

The Black Stars forward who joined the Indian side on a free transfer last month scored in the 83rd minute to secure all three points for the host.

With the game tied at 1-1 with barely 10 minutes to end proceedings, Gyan’s clinical header proved decisive for the Highlanders who emerged 2-1 winners.

The former Sunderland player had earlier picked up a yellow card on the stroke of halftime.

The goal will be a confidence-booster for the Ghanaian who had a difficult spell with Kayserispor due to recurring injuries.

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