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Sports News of Tuesday, 24 September 2019


Michael Anaba excels in AFC Eskilstuna's defeat to Helsingborg in Sweden

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Midfielder Michael Anaba starred for AFC Eskilstuna despite his side suffering defeat to Helsingborg in the Swedish Allsvenskan on Sunday.

The former Ghana youth international lasted the entire duration as AFC lost 2-1 at the Olympia stadium.

The ex-Asante Kotoko player was impressive in the heart of midfielder, winning and distributing balls effortlessly.

Nigerian forward Salisu Abdulai opened the scoring for the home side just 12 minutes into the game with a fine finish.

Salisu's compatriot Samuel Nnamani pulled the level for AFC Eskilstuna after some period of dominance in the second half.

Anaba bossed the midfielder leading up to the equalizer.

Ten minutes after the equalizer, Helsingborg regained the lead through Swedish attacker Markus Holgersson.

Michael Anaba has been key to AFC since joining the club on loan in the summer, playing three games in the Swedish top-flight league.