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Sports News of Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Richmond Boakye instrumental as Red Star Belgrade qualify for Champions League group stage


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Striker Richmond Boakye was handed a starting role as Red Star Belgrade drew 1-1 with Young Boys at home on Tuesday to reach the UEFA Champions League group stage for the second successive season.

The Ghana international lasted 62 minutes for the Serbian champions who qualified on away goals after a 3-3 on the aggregate scoreline.

Aleksa Vukanovic to head home from six yards at the near post to give the home side the lead after 59 minutes.

But Red Star endured a tense last 10 minutes though after El Fardou Ben Nabouhane turned Saidy Janko’s shot into his own net.

They were backed by 50,000 spectators inside the stadium.

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