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Former Ghana U17 attacker Emmanuel Boateng scores in Rio Ave smooth win in Portugal

Published on: 02 September 2014
Ghana starlet Boateng scored for Rio Ave

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Former Ghana U17 attacker Emmanuel Boateng registered his first goal of the Portuguese Primeria Liga after scoring for Rio Ave in their 4-0 hammering of Boavista on Monday night. 

The 18-year-old iced the cake for Rio with a sensational 90th minute strike at the Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube.

Boateng, who played for Ghana at the 2013 African U17 Championship, had a hands in two of Rio's opening goals and added his name to the score-sheet with a strike at the death.

Emmanuel Boateng is hugged by a Rio team-mate

He marked his debut in the Portuguese top-flight last weekend and started and completed the entire duration of the game but his Ghanaian compatriot Alhassan Wakaso sat on the bench throughout the game.


  • sabato says:
    September 02, 2014 09:49 am
    Gud show. we re getting de players now. anoda player in the Europa league.