African All Stars

Richmond Boakye fires Red Star Belgrade to victory

15:29 SAST 2017/08/04
Richmond Boakye - Sassuolo
The 24-year-old striker tucked home the winner at the Generali Arena to ensure his side qualified for the next round

Richmond Boakye scored the winner as Red Star Belgrade beat Sparta Prague 1-0 on Thursday in the second leg of their Uefa Europa league third round qualifiers.

The Ghana international was also on target in the first leg continued his impressive form by getting the only goal of the encounter in the 19th minute.

A long pass found Slavoljub Srnic on the right and he squared the ball to the forward who tapped in from close range.

The Serbian club side beat their Czechoslovakian opponents with 3-0 on aggregate and advanced to the play-off for a chance to get into the group stages of the second tier of European football.

Vladan Milojevic’s side will now turn their attention to domestic action as they host Cukaricki at the Rajko Mitić Stadium on August 6.