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Wakaso in scoring form for Rubin ahead Ghana's crucial World Cup qualifier against Egypt

Published on: 06 October 2013
Wakaso in scoring form for Rubin ahead Ghana's crucial World Cup qualifier against Egypt
Mubarak Wakaso has opened his goal scoring account at Rubin Kazan

By Ameenu Shardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenu

Mubarak Wakaso has hit his best form just in time for Ghana’s crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier against Egypt by scoring his debut goal for Rubin Kazan on Sunday.

The ex Espanyol man is one of the key players called up by Black Stars coach Akwasi Appiah for the crunch first leg of the playoff tie against Egypt on October 15 in Kumasi.

The midfielder's form has surged just in time for the important match as he scored his debut goal for Rubin Kazan on Sunday

Wakaso scored the first of Rubin’s 3-0 win on the big Russian derby against Anzhi Makhachkala.

The tireless midfielder scored with a trademark effort after just 11 minutes to light up the Central Stadion.

Wakaso then turned provider as Alexander Ryazantsev doubled Rubin's lead in the 30th minute.

Ruslan Mukhametshin then out the result beyound doubt with Rubin's third in the 70th minute to cap an excellent performance by Kurban Berdyev's side.

Wakaso's importance to the Rubin team manifested late in the game as Anzhi pulled one back in the 85th minute - 13 minutes after the Ghana international was replaced.

The Tartars however scored two late goals through Azmoun and an own goal from Eremenko to seal an emphatic win over Anzhi who will remain bottom of the Russian League after 12 rounds of games.

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