Footage of Ghana Captain Andre Ayew's First Goal of the Season in Qatar Spotted as Al Sadd Beat Al Sailiya

Footage of Ghana Captain Andre Ayew's First Goal of the Season in Qatar Spotted as Al Sadd Beat Al Sailiya

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Andre Ayew has opened his goal scoring account for Qatari giants Al Sadd in the new Stars League season
  • The Black Stars captain netted the opener as Al Sadd travelled to beat Al-Sailiya on Tuesday evening
  • Andre Ayew is hoping to maintain his form ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year

Captain of Ghana's national team, Andre Ayew, scored a sensational opening goal and his first of the season as Al Sadd defeated Al-Sailiya in the Qatari Stars League on Tuesday evening.

The 32-year-old broke the game's deadlock with a cool finish as the champions won 2-1 on the road.

In a video posted on social media, spotted by Sports Brief, the prolific scorer met a through ball from Algerian forward Baghdad Bounedjah before striking home for the opener.

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Andre Ayew has scored his first goal of the season as Al Sadd beat Al-Sailiya in Qatar. Credit: @AlsaddSC
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It was Andre Ayew's first of the season after five matches as the Wolves bounce back from a slow start to the campaign.

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His goal was cancelled on the stroke of half time by Al-Sailiya's Carlos Strandberg.

However, the Qatari giants restored their lead after the break through Bounedjah to secure all three points at the Education City Stadium.

Ghana captain Andre Ayew's mural spotted in Qatar ahead of the World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Black Stars captain Andre Ayew's image has been spotted on one of the huge buildings in Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Ghana talisman will be leading the Black Stars to another Mundial in 80 days time in the Gulf nation.

In a video posted on social media, sighted by Sports Brief, Ayew's photo in a Black Stars jersey was displayed on a tall building as the streets of Doha get decorated with the tournament drawing closer.

Mubarak Wakaso travels Qatar to support Andre Ayew

Mubarak Wakaso travelled to Qatar to show Black Stars captain and close pal Andre Ayew support during the Stars League opener.

The 31-year-old was in the stands at the Khalifa International stadium as Al Sadd suffered defeat to Markhiya.

In a photos posted on social media, Wakaso, in the company of a beautiful female friend looked excited as they backed Ayew in his first game of the season.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.