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Sports News of Thursday, 2 July 2020

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Nasiru Banahene scores first league goal in Finland; Arko-Mensah marks league debut

Defender Nasiru Banahene scored his first Finnish Veikkausliiga goal on Wednesday as Honka FC drew 1-1 at Haka on the opening day of the delayed 2020 season.

The former Liberty Professionals drew his side level on 59 minutes to end a point on the road.

Haka took the lead in the 39th minute when Eero Markkanen scored from the spot to make it 1-0 six minutes from the half time whistle.

Banahene, 19, lasted for 79 minutes when Dani Hatakka replaced him

Countryman Edmund Arko-Mensah, ex-Ghana youth international, was brought on in the 73rd minute for his league debut.