Ghanaian attacking midfielder, Prosper Kasim was on target for Birmingham Legion in USL Championship playoffs against Tampa Bay Rowdies.
The Ghana International’s goal was not enough as his club suffered elimination from the USL Championship playoffs at quarter-final to Tampa Bay Rowdies.
Jordan Doherty broke the deadlock of the match just after eight minutes to put Tampa Bay ahead very early in the game.
30 minutes later, Sebastian Guenzatti doubled the advantage for the Greens who returned to the dressing room with a two goals lead.
Birmingham Legion came strongly into the game after the break and was rewarded with a goal for their great start to the second half when the Ghanaian scored a beautiful goal to reduce the deficit with more than half an hour left on the clock.
Three minutes after the hour mark, Bruno Lapa equalized for Birmingham who were on the ascendancy after the break to make the score 2-2.
Lucky Mkosana and Leo Fernandes restored Tampa Bay’s two goals lead with a quickfire goals within two minutes to dent any hopes of Birmingham Legion coming back from to win when they scored on the 78th and 80th minutes respectively.
The game finished 4-2 to Tampa Bay Rowdies as Birmingham Legion’s dream of getting promoted to the MLS ended in tears.
The 23-year-old Ghanaian international midfielder has scored three goals with three assists to his credit this season in the American second-tier league.