One of Ghana’s promising strikers, Abdul Aziz Yakubu powers Rio Ave into Liga Portugal (Portuguese premiership) after scoring in the 1st minute of the game. with this, Abdul Aziz set a record of scoring the fastest goal in the history of Liga Portugal 2.
Rio Ave hosted GD Chaves in the final match of Liga Portugal 2 in which Rio made away with the 3 maximum points beating the away side 3-0 with Aziz scoring the first goal.
The 23yr old Ghanaian striker is now a back to back champion for the Liga 2. Last season, the 6ft 2inch height striker help qualify ‘Estoril’ into the Portuguese premiership.
Abdul Aziz Yakubu scored his 11th goal in the league and 15 goals in all during the competition for the season, he won 5 MVPs for the season.
Aziz is known by supporters of Rio for his “Acubatic” celebrations. on the final day, the supporters who trooped into the 12,815 Estadio Do Rio Ave Futebol Clube ( Vila do conde, Portugal) were full of celebrations when their 81 shirted Striker (Aziz) opened the scoring for the home side.
Rio Ave qualified having played 34 matches, 21 wins, 7 draws, lost 6 and accumulated points of 70.
Abdul Aziz Yakubu placed 8th on the scoring chart with 11 goals and 17 goals making him the goal king. He is the leading scorer for his club Rio Ave.
He is a product of ‘Tamale Zayutuna’, a Juvenile Club in the Sagnarigu Municipality, Northern Region.
Credit : ALHASSAN ISMAIL, SAGANI TV.