Bernard Tekpetey scores as Schalke win in preseason

Sports News of Thursday, 27 July 2017



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Ghana international forward Bernard Tekpetey’s first half strike was enough to seal victory for FC Schalke in their preseason game against Azerbaijani side Neftchi Baku.

The 19-year old forward who has struggled for game time since joining the German giants capped off a fantastic team move, showing great composure to slot in the only goal of the game in the 27th minute.

Tekpetey made just 3 appearances for the Royal Blues last season and will be hoping to stake a claim for more first team appearances this season.

He signed for Schalke in February 2016 from Ghanaian second-tier side Unistar Soccer Academy after a successful trial with the German side.

He was part of the Black Stars squad that finished 4th in this year’s AFCON in Gabon.

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