Sulley Muntari Opens Goalscoring Account For Hearts of Oak

Sulley Muntari Opens Goalscoring Account For Hearts of Oak

  • Sulley Muntari has finally broken his goalscoring duck in the Ghana Premier League after joining Hearts in the second transfer window
  • The former Inter Milan and AC Milan midfielder registered his maiden goal for the Phobians from the penalty spot against WAFA
  • Muntari had previously registered his first assist and won his first trophy for his boyhood club in his last two matches

Former Ghana international Sulley Ali Muntari has opened his goalscoring account for Accra Hearts of Oak.

The 37-year-old midfielder scored from the penalty spot as the reigning Ghana Premier League champions squared off against West Africa Football Academy in an outstanding league game.

Muntari netted from the penalty spot as the capital-based outfit held on to secure a much-needed 2-1 victory over WAFA at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Sulley Muntari opened his goalscoring account for Hearts of Oak against WAFA in the Ghanaian top-flight. Photo credit: @Bill_Eshun
Sulley Muntari opened his goalscoring account for Hearts of Oak against WAFA in the Ghanaian top-flight. Photo credit: @Bill_Eshun
Source: Twitter

His recent awe-inspiring form for the Phobians has generated discussions on whether he should be given a last dance with the Black Stars ahead of Ghana's crucial World Cup play-off against Nigeria.

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Muntari wins first trophy with boyhood club

Legendary Ghana international Sulley Muntari has won his first trophy with Hearts of Oak after joining them last month.

The 37-year-old put up a superb performance as the Phobians defeated their arch-rivals Asante Kotoko 2-1 to win the 2022 President's Cup on Friday evening.

Muntari played 81 minutes of the game and was subbed off by Gladson Awako.

Sulley serves delicious first assist for Hearts

Sulley Muntari delivered an exquisite assist to mark his first goal contribution for Ghana Premier League champions Accra Hearts of Oak in their game against Legon Cities.

The veteran midfielder whipped in a brilliant corner kick, which was timely met by the header of Isaac Mensah to give Hearts of Oak the lead.

In a video posted on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, the cultured left-footer is seen celebrating with his teammates after delivering the assist for Hearts of Oak's opener.

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Experienced Ghanaian football administrator calls for Sulley's inclusion in the Black Stars

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that the Administrative Manager of the Ghana League Clubs Association, Mr Oduro Nyarko says Sulley Muntari needs to be in the Black Stars team for the World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.

Ghana hosts the Super Eagles on March 25, 2022, in the first leg in Cape Coast before travelling to Abuja for the second leg four days later.

Ahead of the crucial encounter, Mr Oduro Nyarko, who has been impressed with Muntari's display in the domestic league is urging the technical team to invite the veteran midfielder.

Source: SportsBrief.com