Ghana’s Bright Adjei beats Luis Suarez to Goal of the Week

Adjei beat Suarez to the award

Adjei beat Suarez to the award

With all the talk on Bafana Bafana star Hlompho Kekana’s goal against Cameroon, it was actually a Ghanaian who won the Goal of the Week.

Though, the awardees being CNN were giving out the prize for the week that completed just before the AFCON qualifiers.

Striker Bright Adjei scored the goal for Aduana Stars in the Ghana Premier League, when he came up against Ashanti Gold at the Len Clay Stadium.

Now, when you consider that he beat Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to the prize you got to sit up and take notice of his special goal in the GPL.

“I’m very happy to win this award. It really feels good to be recognized globally,” Adjei told

“I believe this achievement will propel me to a different height. What really inspires me is beating Luis Suarez for the award because he is a global icon.

“It’s my target to score at least 20 league goals before the season ends and I have 25 more matches to reach this ambition,” he added.