Ghana’s Raphael Dwamena continued his resurgence over the weekend as he scored a superb freekick to steal a point for his side in the dying embers of their match.
Dwamena came off the bench in the 79th with Vejle BK behind 2-1 against Danish giants FC Copenhagen.
With just seconds left on the clock in stoppage time, Vejle won a freekick right on the edge of the Copenhagen box.
Dwamena, after exchanging passes with his teammate, bent a fantastic strike into the top corner with the gam’s final kick.
It was Dwamena’s second goal in three league games for his new club since joining them in August.
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He also found the net in Vejle’s first game of the season, a 4-2 loss to AGF.
— Raphael Dwamena (@dwamena_raphael) September 15, 2020
Vejle are now 7th on the Danish table with a draw, a win and a loss in their first three matches of the season.
Back on the rise
After a rough period, Dwamena’s form looked to be back on the rise at his new club Real Zaragoza.
Following a stunning pre-season campaign, and a good start to the season, it appeared that Dwamena had finally put a troubled past behind him and was heading back to his very best.
His season-long loan move to Zaragoza from Levante was seen as a make-or-break one after a disappointing season with his parent club where he struggled to find his best form, being relegated to 16 appearances in all competitions, scoring just one goal.
He had moved to Levante despite seemingly bound for Premier League club Brighton who were willing to shelve out £10 million for the striker.
However, the biggest disappointment of the career of this young forward saw the deal fall through after he failed a medical.
This was a huge blow for a striker who had been tipped for greatness in Europe, having earned rave reviews at FC Zurich, scoring 13 times and assisting 12 more in his final season for the Swiss club.
Dwamena had drawn blanks in Zaragoza’s first three games of the season against Tenerife, Ponferradina and Elche despite starting all three games.
He finally got his reward against Alcorcón, scoring his first goal of the season.
He managed one more goal in his next five games before his season was unceremoniously cut short.
Dwamena will hope this move will be the catalyst for the revival of a striker who had been tipped to lead the Black Stars’ line.
And from his start, it appears he is ready to dominate again.