Ghana Defender Alexander Djiku's Scissor Kick Goal Against Monaco Wins Strasbourg Goal of the Season

Ghana Defender Alexander Djiku's Scissor Kick Goal Against Monaco Wins Strasbourg Goal of the Season

  • Alexander Djiku's scissor kick goal against Monaco has been voted Strasbourg goal of the season
  • The Ghana international finished off a stunning acrobatic goal after meeting the ball following a scramble from a corner at Stade de la Meinau
  • The goal got 45% of the total votes, while Jeanricner Bellegrade and Adrien Thomason had their goals receiving 18.1% and 11.5%, respectively

Ghana international Alexander Djiku has won the Strasbourg goal of the season in France.

Djiku's bicycle kick goal against Monaco was voted the best strike of the 2021/22 season, the club have announced.

The central defender was already waiting in the 18-yard box when France attacker, Kevin Gameiro, flicked the ball with his head which came in the direction of the Black Stars defender, whose improvised overhead kick found the back of the net.

Alexander Djiku, Strasbour, Ligue 1, France, AS Monaco
Alexander Djiku's scissor kick goal against Monaco has been voted Ligue 1 goal of the month for March. Credit: @ghanaballers
Source: Twitter

The goal ensured that his side recorded a 1-0 win over Monaco on March 13, 2022, at the Stade de la Meinau.

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Djiku's goal got 45% of the total votes, while Jeanricner Bellegrade and Adrien Thomason had their goals against Stade Reims and Clemont Foot getting 18.1% and 11.5%, respectively.

It was Djiku's second goal for the club since joining them three seasons ago from relegated Caen.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Alexander Djiku had been named in L'Equipe's Ligue 1 Team of the Week for matchday 30.

The French-born Ghanaian put in another commanding performance at the heart of Strasbourg's defence to ensure they secured all three points at stake over the weekend.

Djiku followed up his showstopping exploits in the World Cup play-offs with a defensive masterclass for Le Racing in their one-nil win over Lens at the Stade de la Meinau.

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The Black Stars defender played a key role as Strasbourg edged Lens 1-0 to climb up to fourth place in the French top flight.

A neatly converted penalty by Ludovic Ajorque was enough to hand the all important victory for the home side at the Stade de la Meinau.

Source: Sports Brief News