Former Raisa FC midfielder, Ebenezer Nkrumah opened his scoring account in the Betpawa Premier League with a masterclass goal as Medeama pulled the chestnut out of the blazing fire with a comeback 2-1 win over Bechem United in their first ever success at the Nana Gyeabour Park in the Ghana Premier League on Saturday.
Nkrumah was introduced into the game during the second and fired a spectacular long range to snatch the maximum points for the title holders.
The Mauve and Yellow effort silenced the home fans in Bechem as the visitors picked up their first ever maximum points at the venue.
Nkrumah picked his spot to deliver a thunderbolt to beat goalkeeper Benjamin Asiedu with five minutes on the clock to bag maximum points.
Cephas Kofi Mantey opened the scoring for the Hunters in the 27th minute, clipping from close range to beat Felix Kyei.
The defenders of the visitors were caught ball watching as Cephas Mantey scored inside the box.
Medeama appeared disjointed in the first half with star striker Jonathan Sowah struggling to cement his role in the team.
The visitors returned from the break rejuvenated and began to pile pressure and take the game to the home side.
Jonathan Sowah clipped the ball past Benjamin Asiedu following a sublime pass from substitute Nana Kofi Babil.
Cometh the hour, cometh the man and substitute Ebenezer Nkrumah delivered a piledriver to deliver victory for the Ghanaian giants.
This was a spirited performance for the Mauve and Yellow and have now moved out of the bottom zone on the table.
With this , Nkrumah will hope to cement a place in the team’s starting eleven and shine in their subsequent games.
He joined from Tema-based Raisa FC on a three-year deal.
Nkrumah mainly plays as a right-back, but can be deployed in the central midfield and defensive midfield.
The talented right-back caught the attention from Medeama after his brilliant performances last season.
He led FC Raisa to finish second in the GARFA Division Two League in Zone 2 during the 2022/23 season and is expected to unveiled in the coming days.