21st minute. 64th minute and 68th minute. The hat trick of Maxwell Abbey Quaye for Great Olympics against Accra Lions was completed at the Accra sport stadium.
What an individual performance !
He is a special player at Olympics – not only this season but the one before this current campaign. The Wonder club had Gladson Awako – without a doubt a quality footballer – but the most important and consistent player was Abbey Quaye. His 9 goals was the most for Olympics in 2020/22 and aside the goals he hardly walks during matches.
Whether a False 9, False 10, or a winger, he does the job neatly.
Playing as one of the attackers in the 4 – 3 – 1 -2 of Olympics, his first goal was an absolute beauty. He received a short pass from Ibrahim Sulley some meters away from the edge of the Lions box and having seen the position of the goalkeeper Appiah Kubi, he delivers a long-range curler that hit the inside of the right goal post before going into the net to put Olympics 1-0 up at minute 21.
The second goal
Lions equalized in the second half from a corner kick and with the game tied at 1-1, Kubi mistakenly passed the ball to Abbey who was lurking on the edge of the box to deliver a superb lob over the goalkeeper to make it 2-1 for Annor Walker’s team. You do not presents gift to a killer.
The hat trick
Olympics continued to dominate their debutants opponents and in the 68th minute Appiah Kubi became a Abbey’s victim for the third time but from the spot on this occasion. It was the intelligent Abbey who was brought down in the box and at this point everyone knew a hat trick was in the making and it was exactly so.
This certainly goes down as the best individual performance of any player this season.