By Owusu Ansah Doe
Ghana and AC Milan midfielder, Sulley Ali Muntari was on target twice as his side lost to Italian Champions, Juventus on Sunday night in their Serie A clash.
His brace could not stop the Torino club from clinching all three points at stake after Andre Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco and Giorgio Chiellini hit back at the Milan club to secure all points for the 'Old Ladies' of Serie A.
In the same game, Kwadwo Asamoah also featured for the Biaconeris as the home side carried the day.
Both Asamoah and Muntari will play for Ghana when they square off with Egypt at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the first leg of the final round of World Cup qualifiers in a week's time.
Ghanaians on Twitter went agog as Muntari scored twice for his Milan side. Sulley Ali Muntari, a former Inter Milan player, scored the first goal in less than 20 seconds before adding another late consolation goal. His goal is the second fastest in the history of the Serie A.
Muntari looks to have the magic wand against Juventus as he scored against them when he was at Inter Milan and also scored a 'ghost' goal against same club last season, which was disallowed.
Muntari after the game wrote on his twitter timeline: "Very happy for the two goals last night but unfortunate we lost. We need to keep fighting. Now I am ready to face Egypt with the national team #forzamilan #forzablackstars". [sic]
Obviously, that was a fair warning to the Pharaohs of Egypt as they head to Ghana for the qualifiers.
Both Muntari and Asamoah lasted the entire duration of the game and played instrumental roles for their sides, with Muntari customarily picking a yellow card late in the game.