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Sports News of Saturday, 3 February 2018


Agyemang Badu makes injury return in Bursaspor 2-2 stalemate with Basiktas

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu made an injury comeback to aid his Bursaspor side secure a point against giants Basiktas in a 2-2 stalemate.

The hardworking midfielder who missed the side's 3-1 defeat to Alanyaspor due to injury lasted the entire duration of the game to see the Green Crocodiles picking an point.

Playing in front of their own fans at the Bursa Büyük?ehir Belediye Stadyumu in Bursa, Bursaspor took the opening blow of the game under 13 minutes through former Barcelona star Adriano but an own goal from Alvaro Negredo restored parity for Bursaspor with eight minutes to the break.

Delarge shot Bursaspor into the lead in what looked like a Badu-assisted strike just a minute before the break.

But Basiktas fought back and restored parity through Alvaro Negredo.

Badu' return was a major boost for the Green Crocodiles who have suffered major injury setbacks to most of their key players before the first round of the league.

Badu is expected to inspire the despirited side to pick up their form with about 14 matches to end the season.