Sports News of Friday, 30 November 2018
Ghanaian striker Dauda Mohammed failed to register his name on the scoresheet on his debut UEFA Europa League start for RSC Anderlecht as they were held to a goalless draw by Spartak Trvana on Thursday night.
The Belgian giants have endured a difficult period in Europe’s second-tier club competition after picking just a point from four games prior to Thursday’s encounter against the Slovakian champions.
The Purple and White lads were hoping to bring some joy to their teeming fans as qualification to the next phase of the competition seemed to have eluded them.
With the club having to deal with injury to key forward Nany Landry Dimata, coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck put his trust in Dauda Mohammed to deliver them the goods after his impressive brief debut appearance in the competition against Turkish giants Fenerbahce last month.
Despite showing his quality in the match, the former Asante Kotoko hitman could not hit the back of the twine as the hosts squandered plethora of chances that came their way.
The 20-year-old enjoyed full throttle likewise Dennis Appiah with France Amuzu playing the final ten minutes of the game.
Dauda will hope to maintain his place in the team when they host KRC Genk at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Sunday.