Latif Blessing flying high in the US

By Mutala Yakubu
Latif Blessing scores a brace for Sporting Kansas

Former Liberty Professionals forward Latif Blessing appear to be enjoying his time in the USA, scoring a brace as Sporting Kansas City convincingly whipped Dallas 3-0 in the US Open Gold Cup.

The 2015/16 Ghana Premier league top scorer and player of the year has been in fine form for the MLS Club and his two goals have propelled his club to the next stage of the US Open Gold Cup.

Two quick extra time goals from the Ghanaian ensured Kansas progressed at the expense of Dallas.

A swift counter attack from Sporting KC saw Blessing slotting in a swift drive at the right corner of the post with an excellent through pass from Benny Feilhaber to break the deadlock.

Blessing added a second when he back heeled a wayward shot from Jimmy Medranda.Kansas Striker Salloi made it three with two minutes to end the game.