International Friendly: Ghana Thrash Saudi Arabia
The Black Stars of Ghana edged their Saudi Arabian counterparts 3-0 in an international friendly played at the King Fahd International Stadium on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey scored twice for the Black Stars as debutant Kasim Nuhu scored his maiden goal to make sure the Black Stars emerged victors they continue preparations towards their final group match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Egypt in November.
The match was keenly contested as both tried to establish their dominance on the game, but the Black Stars were certainly the better having maintained possession very well.
The Saudi Arabians matched the Black Stars boot for boot as they curtailed their attacking threat of the Black Stars effectively.
Young Boys defender Kasim Nuhu broke the deadlock for Ghana on the stroke of half when he converted from close range to give Stars the lead.
Partey scored the cushion goal for the Black Stars in the 68th minute as his shot deflected off Osama Hawsawi.
Partey grabbed his second goal of the game when he delivered a superb strike to secure a resounding victory for the Black Stars.