Ghana's most authoritative soccer website

VIDEO: Issah Abass bags spectacular brace on league debut for Rijeka

Rijeka lead the 2021/22 Croatian Football First League with 7 points after three games.

Abass, the Mainz 05 loanee, was not involved in the opening two fixtures of the season, was handed a starting berth while versatile former WAFA SC attacker Prince Ampem dropped to the bench for the first time.

It was a five-goal fest in the opening 45 minutes which saw Abass bagging his brace with identical long-range drives in the 23rd and 38th minutes.

His two goals – at each time – cancelled out leads taken by Dinamo which came through Dino Perić and Lovro Majer in the 9th and 32nd minutes respectively



Josip Drmić then turned it into a 3-2 lead for Rijeka two minutes before halftime.

But Dinamo Zagreb managed to equalize in the 59th minute. It was Mislav Oršić who scored to make it 3-3.

Prince Ampem came on in the 66th minute to replace Andrija Vukcevic b



This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More