Ghana Midfielder Daniel Kofi Kyereh Scores First Goal in Europe For SC Freiburg

Ghana Midfielder Daniel Kofi Kyereh Scores First Goal in Europe For SC Freiburg

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:13 PM
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  • Black Stars midfielder Daniel-Kofi Kyereh has netted his first goal in the Europa League for SC Freiburg
  • The Ghana international opened the scoring for the German outfit in their victory over French club FC Nantes
  • Freiburg sit top of Group G after three wins in three games in the UEFA Europa League this season

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh scored for the second game running for SC Freiburg as the German outfit defeated FC Nantes in the Europa League on Thursday night.

The 26-year-old's second half strike gave Freiburg the lead in the 2-0 victory over the Ligue 1 side as the Bundesliga outfit maintained their hundred percent record in this season's Europa League.

In a video posted on social media, Kyereh slotted home the opener after meeting a pass from Ritsu Doan.

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Daniel-Kofi Kyereh has scored his first goal in the Europa League for SC Freiburg. Credit: @scfreiburg
Source: Twitter

Vicenzo Grifo doubled Freiburg's lead with eighteen minutes remaining as the German club collected all three points at Europa-Park Stadion.

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Kyereh has now scored in back-to-back games after netting his debut against Mainz O5 over the weekend. The Black Stars midfielder also provided an assist in their second Group G game against Olympiacos.

The former St Pauli star's form is a major boost for the Black Stars ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

In-form Ghana midfielder Daniel-Kofi Kyereh confident Ghana will win the World Cup one day

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana midfielder Daniel-Kofi Kyereh is full of optimism that the Black Stars will win the FIFA World Cup.

Although he did not attach a timeline to when the country will win the global showpiece, he is certain the four-time African champions will one day make history.

Born to a Ghanaian father and a German mother, Kyereh made his Black Stars debut against Ethiopia in October 2021, and has since been an integral member of the team.

Ghana head to the World Cup as the lowest ranked nation

The Black Stars of Ghana will head to the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the lowest ranked country after the latest FIFA Coca Cola Rankings was released on Thursday, October 6.

Ghana dropped a position down to 61st following a mixed performance during the international break, where the Black Stars lost to Brazil and beat Nicaragua.

Out of the 32 teams heading to the World Cup, Ghana's position places them last and this will remain unchanged until December 22.

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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.