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Sports News of Monday, 31 May 2021


Lawrence Ofori ends loan spell at Arouca with promotion to Portuguese top-flight

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On-loan Lawrence Ofori played a key role as Arouca beat Rio Ave 2-0 on Sunday to secure promotion to the Portuguese top-flight for next season.

The 22-year-old lasted 82 minutes as goals from Arsénio and Jose Velazquez helped Arouca wrapped up a 5-0 aggregate win on the road.

Ofori was replaced by Mauro Caballero.

They won the first leg of the promotional play-off 3-0 at home.

He was farmed out before the start of the season by Portuguese top-flight side Famalicao.

In the regular season, Ofori scored one goal in 26 appearances.