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Sports News of Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Source: footballghana.com

Emmanuel Boateng wins Portuguese League Cup

Emmanuel Boateng celebrates with the Portuguese League Cup trophy Emmanuel Boateng celebrates with the Portuguese League Cup trophy

Ghana striker Emmanuel Okyere Boateng won the Portuguese Cup with Moreirense on Sunday night.

A late first half penalty from CauĂȘ Cecilio da Silva was all they needed to beat 2013 winners Braga. Boateng, 20, came on as a 61st-minute substitute for Portuguese teammate Roberto Porfirio.

He scored a brace in the semi-final last Thursday when Moreirense beat giants Benfica 3-1.

Boateng has scored seven goals in 17 games for Moreirense this season.