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Soccer News of Monday, 22 July 2013


Frank Acheampong wins Belgian Super Cup

Ghana U-20 winger Frank Acheampong has won his second trophy since joining Anderlecht after winning the Belgian Super Cup with the club on Sunday.

The 19-year-old Black Satellites playmaker however was not involved in action for but he managed to break into the 18-man squad for the game and sat on the bench throughout the regulation minutes as a Massimo Bruno first-half stoppage-time goal claimed a 1-0 victory for them against Genk at the Stade Constant Vanden Stock.

Acheampong’s superimposing performance for Ghana at the U20 World Cup won him a place in John van den Brom’s squad for the crucial season opener.

The former King Faisal player joined Anderlecht from Thai side Buriram United last season on a short term basis but his show at the recently ended FIFA U20 World Cup has proven crucial for him.

Ghana midfielder Bennard Kumordzi was started from the Genk bench but came on after 73 minutes to play for his side but he failed to help them win the ultimate.

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