Ghana striker Kwadwo Poku snatches equalizer for Miami FC
Striker Kwadwo Poku scored to help Miami FC draw 1-1 with North Carolina FC on the opening night of the North American Soccer League regular season on Saturday.
The Ghana international snatched the equalizing goal on 14 minutes.
Connor Tobin couldn’t thwart a through ball from Dylan Mares that found midfielder Kwadwo Poku streaking past right back Steven Miller.
Carolina keeper Brian Sylvestre bodied away Poku’s first attempt, then Stéfano Pinho struck the rebound off the back of a prone Poku.
Poku lept up, found the sphere, and finished the equalizer to even the score.
Matt Fondy gave North Corolina FC the lead in 4th minute.
He chested down a pass , then put a left boot beyond the outstretched mitt of Miami goalkeeper Daniel Vega and into the inner right netting for an early 1-0 lead.