Former Asante Kotoko SC striker, Kwame Opoku has expressed excitement after scoring his debut goal to for USM Alger in the Algiers-Derby against MC Alger in Algiers on Saturday evening.
The Ghana Black Stars forward was given his first start for the Red and Blacks since he joined the Algerian top-flight side from the Red and Whites outfits and made the most of his chance as he announced his presence in Algeria with a great finish.
USM scored late in the second half to secure a place in the semi-final of the cup competition with a 2-0 victory overU their rivals.
“Thank you so much for the birthday wishes. Hearing from so many family members and friends makes me feel grateful for all the wonderful people in my life.yesterday happens to be the happiest day in my life ,a win for krobea ,a win for USMA ,my debut game and not to forgot my debut goal ⚽ as well..Yaweh thank you .. Bayie9 🔥” he posted on Facebook.
Opoku needed just nineteen minutes to score on his official debut in the Algerian Coupe de la Ligue quarter-final Cup game against City rivals MC Alger on Saturday night.
The first half of the match ended 1-0 to the home team with the only in the game scored by the Ghanaian international and the former Kotoko topsman.