Ghanaian goalkeeper Razak Abalora made his long-awaited return to the pitch for FC Sheriff Tiraspol in their recent Moldovan Super Liga match against Zimbru Chisinau during matchweek 6, marking his first appearance since May 2023.
Abalora, previously with Asante Kotoko, was included in FC Sheriff Tiraspol’s starting lineup for the first time this season in this fixture. The match resulted in a convincing 1-0 victory over Zimbru Chisinau on Sunday, with Abalora successfully preserving a clean sheet throughout the game.
The winning goal was netted by Cape Verdean international Joao Paulo, sealing the triumph for the visiting team.
Currently occupying the second position in the league standings, FC Sheriff Tiraspol has its sights set on claiming the top spot, with Abalora playing a pivotal role as the team’s goalkeeper.
After the match, the 27-year-old expressed his joy on his official X account for making his debut this season and maintaining a clean sheet.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol’s upcoming fixture is against FC Baiti on Saturday, where Abalora is expected to continue guarding the goal.
Since his transfer from Asante Kotoko to FC Sheriff Tiraspol in early 2022, Abalora has become an indispensable part of the team’s succes