Kwame Opoku who was named the Man of the Match (MOTM) for his sterling performance against Liberty Professionals on Monday has opened up on Asante Kotoko win.
The Porcupine Warriors defeated the Scientific Soccer lads by two goals to nil in the matchday eight fixture of the Ghana Premier League at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Kwame Poku proved to be a thorn in the flesh of the Scientific Soccer lads as he netted all of the Kotoko two goals.
Speaking after the game, the former Nkoranza Warriors forward said his dink for the second goal was learnt from watching videos of Lionel Messi.
“I have been watching videos especially Lionel Messi and I think is one of the goals he normally scores so I think I will give credit to Messi because I use to watch him. That is what happened today” he told StarTimes
Taking to Social Media the forward also, lauded his teammates making the supporters smile.
“Starting the new year the right way. A win, two goals and MOTM.
Big battling performance all over the pitch. Thanks to the entire team, and the supporters.. Speedy recovery to our players who are still on isolation”
Asante Kotoko broke the virginity of the game courtesy Kwame Opoku in the 10th minute. The former Nkoranza Warriors goal poacher latched on to Emmanuel Sarkodie’s pass inside the penalty box, and made room for himself before shooting into the net.
Poku and Gama combined to double Kotoko’s lead in the 19th minute.
The 21-year-old striker was put through by Fabio Gama and he showed brilliant composure inside the box to double their advantage with the goal being his 5th of the season.
Kotoko are now joint 5th with Hearts of Oak on the league log with 12 points following the win.