The former Ghana U23 sprinter opened scoring in Stabaek’s 3-0 commanding victory over Aalessund FK in Norwegian NM Cup round 16 match on Thursday night at Nadderud Stadion.
The former Roda JC winger who was impressive throughout the game powered Stabaek to the quarter final stage of the competition he dreams winning this year.
“It was important to turn back after the loss. Everyone at the stadium could see how hungry we were to win this match. If we play so well each match, we can be a big surprise in the cup, Raymond Gyasi said after the match.
He added “It feels good to score my first goal. My brother was so proud of me that I played well and scored a goal. But the most important thing is that we move on to the next round, ‘’
“The most important thing we did was go in good run behind their defense. All our attackers did it because there was a lot of room there, he said.
Stabeak next face Lillestrøm and Gyasi says he side would go in all out victory to ensure their dream of winning the title is still on course.
“I trust the team and my teammates and I mean we have the qualities needed to go all the way to the final. We do not fear anyone, he said.
In the next round, Lillestrøm is waiting in the cup. It was a settlement that ended 2-2 in the series a month ago.
“We must take the opponents seriously, and Lillestrøm is after all a derby, so it will be a tough fight. We have to go there and play our own game, so we can beat them, concluded Raymond Gyasi.