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Ghanaian trio grab headlines in Horoya Fc victory over Platinum

Two goals and two assists from three Ghanaian players secured all the three maximum points for Horoya FC as the beat Zimbabwe’s Platinum FC in their second group B match of the 2018/19 CAF Champions League 

Ocansey Mandela,Hudu Yakubu and Sebe Baffuor Kyei grabbed the headline after Horoya FC team 2-0 victory over Platinum

Former Ashgold defender Hudu Yakubu  set up Ocansey Mandela’s opener and scored a superb second in Tuesday’s win against Platinum.

Ocansey, a Ghanian-born Burkinabe, headed in a cross  Yakubu in the 58th minute to open the scoring for the home team at the Stade du 28 Septembre in Conakry.

Hudu later added Horoya’s second for the day with a long-range strike in the 78 minutes after being set up by Sebe Baffour.

Five Ghanaians were part of Horoya’s  18-man squad for the epic encounter.

Ocansey and Yakubu were named in the starting line-up alongside countrymen Godfred Asante, Sebe Baffour Kyei and Brefo Mensah.

Former Hearts striker Patrick Razak came in 82nd minute to mark his CAF Champions League  debut for the Guinean side  as he  replaced compatriot Ocansey.

Horoya have moved to second place after four rounds of matches with seven points in Group B, one  point adrift leaders Esperance, who beat Orlando Pirates 2-0 at home.

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