Badji rescues level for Ankaragucu towards Sekidika’s Konyaspor |


Hikmet Karaman’s males have been heading for a well-known away victory due to the Senegalese, nonetheless, the Anatolian Eagle clawed again to earn some extent at residence

Aliou Badji was on course for Ankaragucu as they performed out a 1-1 draw with Konyaspor throughout Wednesday’s Tremendous Lig encounter.

Impressed by a 1-0 defeat of Antalyaspor the final day out, Hikmet Karaman’s facet travelled to the Konya Buyuksehir Stadium with the ambition of consolidating on that end result, nonetheless, they might solely grind out a draw away from residence.

For the hosts, they appeared assured taking up the visiting facet having performed 4 consecutive video games and not using a defeat.

The primary half produced little spark as each groups headed for the tunnel having performed a 0-0 draw – with Amir Hadziahmetovic’s fourth-minute warning the one important occasion.

On resumption of the second half, each groups got here out stronger as they looked for targets. Nonetheless, it was Ankaragucu who discovered the web first via Badji within the sixty fifth minute.

After a one-two change with Portuguese defender Tiago Pinto, the Al Ahly loanee fired the ball previous goalkeeper Ibrahim Sehic.

Nonetheless, that lead lasted for simply 11 minutes as Jesse Sekidika’s substitute Levan Shengelia levelled issues for the house facet. After he was teed up by Amar Rahmanovic, the Georgian midfielder skipped previous three of his markers earlier than unleashing an unstoppable shot previous Korcan Celikay.

With no targets coming from both facet, the encounter completed on a no winner, no vanquished observe.

Now boasting two targets in eight league video games since he joined the Turkish staff from the Egyptian Premier League, Badji was substituted for Idriz Voca within the 83rd minute. For Ghana’s Joseph Paintsil who was handed a spot within the beginning XI, he was changed by Senegalese midfielder Assane Diousse a minute to full time.

Whereas, Angolan ahead Geraldo was launched for Endri Cekici with seven minutes left to play.

For the hosts, Uganda’s Farouk Miya, Cote d’Ivoire’s Ismael Diomande and Nigeria’s Emem Eduok – who’s on mortgage from Hajduk Break up weren’t dressed for motion.

Because of this draw, Konyaspor occupy eleventh place within the log having accrued 40 factors from 31 outings, whereas Ankaragucu are ranked fifteenth to this point with simply 33 factors from the identical variety of video games within the 2020-21 marketing campaign.


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