Ghanaian winger Ernest Asante nets 8th league goal as Al Jazira beat Ittihad Kalba

Published on: 15 April 2019

Ghana international Ernest Asante put up an incredible performance for Al Jazira in their 4-2 win over Ittihad Kalba 4-2 on Saturday night. 

Asante, who has been a key contributor for his side bagged his 8th goal of the season for Al Jazira who came from two goals down to beat Ittihad Kalba in a six goal thriller.

The visitors found themselves trailing 2-0 after just 27 minutes but showed their resilience to equalise at half-time thanks to goals from Musallem Fayez and Sebastian Siani.

Kalba was reduced to 10-men with 20 minutes remaining and Al Jazira took full advantage by taking the lead through the 30-year-old Ghanaian winger.

Ernest, who made his debut for the senior national team, the Black Stars of Ghana on 23 March 2019 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya, as a 76th-minute substitute for Jordan Ayew directed home from close range from an Abdalla Ramadan assist.