Mohammed Kudus: Red Hot Ghana Midfielder Inspires West Ham to Victory With Quick Fire Brace

Mohammed Kudus: Red Hot Ghana Midfielder Inspires West Ham to Victory With Quick Fire Brace

Lukman Mumuni
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Mohammed Kudus has scored again for West Ham United
  • The Black Stars midfielder inspired West Ham to victory against Wolves
  • Kudus joined the English club in the summer transfer window from Ajax

Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus continued his high-flying start to life in England after scoring a first-half brace to lead West Ham United to victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The 23-year-old scored in quick succession to increase his tally for the Hammers to nine goals as they bounced back from last week's defeat to Fulham.

Kudus was also on target in midweek as West Ham finished top of Group A in the Europa League.

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Mohammed Kudus and Lucas Paqueta celebrate as West Ham beat Wolverhampton Wanderers. Credit: @WestHam
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The Ghana international wasted no time in giving the London club the lead after meeting an exquisite pass from Brazilian playmaker Lucas Paqueta, before drilling home in the 22nd minute.

Kudus doubled the advantage ten minutes later after firing past Wolves goalkeeper Dan Bentley following another brilliant pass from Paqueta.

Pablo Sarabia scored on the hour mark for Wolves but after a Video Assistant Referee review, the goal was ruled void.

Moments later, Jarrod Bowen extended West Ham's lead as the London side returned to winning ways in the English Premier League.

Kudus was later replaced in the game by English forward Danny Ings.

Fans react to Kudus' display against Wolves

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Manchester United and Ghanaian football fans have taken social media by storm following Mohammed Kudus' outstanding display against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The former Ajax midfielder netted a quick-fire first-half brace to give the Hammers a deserving lead in their English Premier League clash.

Kudus has been in blistering form since joining the London outfit in the summer transfer window, scoring his ninth goal for the club.

Kudus discloses admiration for Jay Jay Okocha

Sports Brief also reported that Red-hot Ghanaian midfielder, Mohammed Kudus has disclosed the former player he would have loved to play alongside.

The West Ham star is enjoying an impressive start to his career with the Hammers, scoring in the 2-0 victory over Freiburg on Thursday evening.

The 23-year-old has already netted seven goals since joining the London club in the summer transfer window.

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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.