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Ghana attacker Jordan Ayew opens scoring account for French side Lorient

Published on: 30 August 2014
Jordan Ayew scored for Lorient

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Ghana forward Jordan Ayew registered his first goal of the 2014/15 French Ligue 1 season for Lorient in the 4-0 thrashing of Guingamp on Saturday evening. 

The 22-year-old, who is expected to join the Ghana squad for the 2015 AFCON qualifier against Uganda and Togo, added the third goal in the 83rd minute at the Stade Yves Allainmat - Le Moustoir as Lorient recorded their second win of the new season.

After a pulsating 0-0 stalemate in the opening 45 minutes, Lorient returned from the break to pound their visitors with Benjamin Jeannot opening the scoring before Valentin Lavigne cushioned the lead with ten minutes left.

Jordan, who had picked a booking in the 34th minute of the game ensured he claimed his first Ligue 1 goal in the Lorient colours by exhibiting maturity in front of goal to score in the third before being replaced in the 86th minute, three minutes after he had scored.

He joined Lorient from giants Olympique Marseille.


This article has 6 comment(s), give your comment
  • all 4real says:
    August 30, 2014 11:24 pm
    well than boy keep it up.
  • Marshall says:
    August 30, 2014 09:19 pm
    And many more to come.
  • allor says:
    August 31, 2014 03:38 am
    Overrated player,he will 10 matches before scoring 1 goal.Last week when he performed woefully GSN did not report that.
  • alor says:
    August 31, 2014 04:59 am
    Overrated player,he will player 10 matches before scoring one goal.Last week,when he fumbled and was substituted,you did not report that,GSN.Why.
  • Dr Who says:
    August 31, 2014 05:13 am
    Good beginning
  • fish says:
    August 31, 2014 06:17 am
    Jordan has scored and so what?.Is he the only striker to have scored a lone goal,after 1000 matches?. Jordan has a goal after 1000 matches,so GSN has to celebrate that for some soli from Jordan.Fools