Dede Ayew, Bernard Mensah trade goals in Turkish League

Author: Rosalind K. Amoh
Bernard Mensah and Andre Dede Ayew were on target for their respective sides in their clash
Bernard Mensah and Andre Dede Ayew were on target for their respective sides in their clash

Ghana's Andre Dede Ayew finally found the back of the net to register his first goal for Turkish giants Fenerbahce on Saturday, but it was not enough as compatriot, Bernard Mensah also scored to help Kayserispor to a 3-2 win at the at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium.

Dede Ayew who joined the giants from Swansea City last month, was playing in the fourth Week match in the Sports Toto Super League game.

Dede Ayew's powerful header was his first goal in the Turkish SupaLig

He powerfully headed in against Asamoah Gyan's side on the 13th minute, but Black Stars midfielder  Mensah's goal in the second half, carried more significance as it helped the visitors secure a stunning 3-2 away win.

Fenerbahce were the first to find the back of the net in the matchday four fixture as summer signing Ayew beat his marker at the far post to head home Hasan Kaldirim's cross in the 13th minute.

Bernard Mensah jumps in celebration of his equaliser

Mensah, however, levelled for the visitors on the 52nd minute before Algeria striker Islam Slimani netted to restore The Yellow Canaries' lead.

Ayew provided the assist when he set Slimani up for the home side's second goal five minutes after Mensah's equaliser.

A Martin Skrtel own goal drew parity for Kayserispor once again before Tjarron Chery sealed a dramatic win for the away side with a 69th minute strike.

The game was Ayew's fourth for Fenerbahce since a loan transfer from English side Swansea City in July. The goal is his first for the new club.

Mensah, on loan from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, has also made four appearances and scored once for Kayserispor this season. He was adjudged the Most Valuable Player in the game.

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan, meanwhile, was an unused substitute for The Anatolian Star.

 Source: football24