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Sports News of Monday, 24 February 2020


Cosmos Dauda named Omantel League player of the week in Lebanon

Former Hearts of Oak striker, Cosmos Dauda Former Hearts of Oak striker, Cosmos Dauda

Ghanaian forward Cosmos Dauda has been named Player of the Week in the Omantel League following his impressive performance for Al Rustaq over the weekend.

The former Hearts of Oak forward bagged a brace as Al Rustaq beat Dhofar 3-2 in the Lebanese top-flight league on Saturday.

The two goals take his tally to four goals in his last five games.
With the game tied at 1-1, Dauda produced a moment of magic, latching on a through a pass in the box before unleashing his magical wand to confuse the Dhofar defender.

Shaping to shoot as he awaited the threaded pass, Dauda dropped his shoulder and sold the defender a dummy, forcing him to sit flat on his butt before rolling the ball from his favorite right foot onto his left to blast home.

It put Al Rustaq 2-1 up but stubborn Dhofar would not lie down without a fight. They drew level moments later.

Dauda completed his brace late in injury time to volley home the match-winner and send the fans into rapturous delirium