- Kamaldeen Sulemana has netted his first goal of the season as Stade Rennais thumped Auxerre on Sunday
- The Black Stars forward opened the scoring with a Henry-inspired curler as Rennais destroyed Auxerre at the Roazhon Park
- Sulemana has been named in Ghana's squad for the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua later this month
Black Stars winger Kamaldeen Sulemana is off the mark after scoring his first goal of the campaign as Stade Rennais thrashed Auxerre in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
The 21-year-old opened the scoring after three minutes as the hosts annihilated Auxerre 5-0 at the Roazhon Park.
In a video posted on social media, the winger had perfect control of the ball before calmly curling beyond the Auxerre goalie to score his first of the campaign.
The goal was reminiscent of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry's trademark strikes.
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Having opened the scoring after three minutes, Amine Gouiri doubled the lead after the hour mark before Martin Terrier made it 3-0 eight minutes later.
Flavien Tait, who replaced Kamaldeen in the second half, extended the lead and Mathis Albine completed the mauling with five minutes remaining.
Kamaldeen Sulemana also provided two assists in midweek as Rennais defeated AEK Larnaca in the Europa League.
Kamaldeen Sulemana named in Black Stars squad to face Brazil and Nicaragua
The team will face Brazil on September 23 in Le Havre, France, before engaging Nicaragua three days later in Spain.
In a post on social media by the Ghana Football Association, the team consists of several new players, including England youth star Tariq Lamptey.
Kamaldeen Sulemana shortlisted for CAF award
Budding Ghanaian forward Kamaldeen Sulemana has been nominated for the CAF Young Player of the Year award.
Despite injuries stealing the best part of his first season in the French top-flight, the 20-year-old's efforts at Rennes has been recognized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
In a post on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, Kamaldeen was nominated alongside nine other top budding talents on the continent which features RB Leipzig midfielder Ilaix Moriba and precocious Manchester United talent Hannibal Mejbri.