Ghanaian football prodigy Mohammed Kudus produced yet another commendable performance for AFC Ajax as they secured a hard-fought home win over Vitesse Arnheim in the Dutch Eredivisie.
Kudus had wowed the Ajax faihtful with his ball playing abilities last weekend (when he was eventually named MVP) and followed up in what was his second outing for the defending league champions.
The youngster started in the middle for Coach Eric Ten Haag’s side as they won 2-1 against their opponents.
Ajax took the lead in the first half courtesy Dutch forward Quincy Promes.
However with a minute of normal time remaining in the first half, Ajax had a player sent off in Edson Alvarez.
The home side held on to their lead and started the second half with the advantage despite being a man short.
Vitesse who were enjoying the numerical advantage restored parity in the 56th minute through Riechedly Bazoer.
Ajax however did not freeze or give up and they upped their performance and restored their lead with Kudus playing a part.
The Ghanaian international provided the assist for 20 year old Brazilian forward Antony who made no mistake by firing the hosts ahead.
Ajax held on for a crucial win as they push to defend the title.
Kudus lasted the entire duration od the game and is gradually growing to become a key figure in the side he joined just this summer from Danish side FC Nordsjaelland.
He has been invited to be part of Ghana Coach Charles Akonnor’s squad for next month’s friendly encounter with Mali.