Thursday Mar 09, 2017. 15:00
Asamoah Gyan scored Al Ahli’s opening goal in a 2-0 win over Al Dahfra in the United Araba Emirates on Wednesday.
The Black Stars veteran was handed a starting role by coach Cosmin Olaroiu for Ahli’s Arabian Gulf League clash at the Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Stadium.
Gyan opened the scoring for his side late in the first half, converting a penalty to notch up just his fourth league goal of 2016/17.
Senegalese forward Makhete Diop made it 2-0 in the 63rd minute to seal all three points for Al Ahli.
Gyan’s team are placed second on the Arabian Gulf League table on 47 points from 21 matches. They trail leaders Al Jazira by six points.