Ghanaian forward Abdul Aziz Yakubu reacts after scoring to power Rio Ave to victory over Arouca

Ghanaian forward Abdul Aziz-Yakubu has expressed his happiness after scoring to propel Rio Ave to victory over Arouca in the Portuguese League.

The striker scored the game’s only goal to give the away team a 1-0 victory over their opponents. It was the Ghanaian attacker sixth goal of the campaign.

Despite both sides having excellent opportunities to score goals in the first half, the game’s first 45 minutes finished scoreless.

The visitors were given a penalty kick at the hour mark, which the striker skillfully scored to give Rio Ave a 1-0 lead with 30 minutes remaining.

Four minutes later, Rio Ave was given another penalty kick; this time, Yakubu’s compatriot Emmanuel Boateng took the shot, but the hosts’ goalkeeper saved it.

The visitors won 1-0 to take all three points and climb up the league standings with 18 points from 13 games.

In a post sighted by, the enterprising forward has expressed his joy after scoring to give his side a narrow win.

“Goal number 6 and keep chasing more. See you soon” he tweeted.


The Ghanaian striker, 24, has six goals and three assists in 12 matches in Portugal’s top division.

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