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Sports News of Friday, 31 July 2020


Attamah scores in penalty shootout to help Karagumruk clinch Turkish Super Lig promotion

Ghana international Jospeh Attamah Ghana international Jospeh Attamah

On-loan Joseph Attamah converted a spot-kick to help Fatih Karagumruk secure promotion to the Turkish Super Lig on Thursday against his former side Adana Demirspor in the final playoff.

Karagumruk won 6-5 on penalties after drawing 1-1 after extra-time at the Eryaman Stadyumu in Ankara.

The Ghana international played the entire duration as Karagumruk took a 40th minute lead through Cagri Ortakaya.

But Adana Demirspor drew level on 68 minutes through Pa Amat Dibba.

During the penalty shootout, Attamah expertly scored his to give Karagumruk a 3-2 lead.

Attamah joined Fatih Karagumruk in the Turkish second-tier during the January transfer window after terminating another loan move with Rizespor in the top-flight.

The 26-year-old is owned by Istanbul Basaksehir, who won the Turkish Super Lig this season.