Ghana winger Ernest Asante nets brace for Al Jazira in Arabian Gulf League
Ernest Asante was in impeccable form for Al Jazira when they saw off Al Ain by beating the latter 5-1 in the Arabian Gulf League.
The winger bagged a brace for his side as they brushed aside the former UAE Champions at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Asante scored his first in just 3minutes after receiving a pass to shoot from 16yards.
Ali Ahmed Mabkhout added a second for the home side in the 28th minute before Ismail Ahmed pulled a goal back for the visitors.
Nacer Barazite restored Al Jazira’s two-goal lead just on the stroke of half time.
Ernest Asante then got his second on the day and his side’s fourth 3minutes into the second half with Mabkhout rounding-up victory with the fifth goal 11minutes from time.
The victory keeps Al Jazira in contention for the League title as they lie third on the log with 37points.
The Ghanaian international who made his debut for the Black Stars in a Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya has now scored 7goals for his Club this season.
Check out Ernest Asante’s goals below
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By Frank Darkwah