VIDEO: Everton loanee scores vital winning goal on international duty

Christian Atsu was the hero for Ghana last night against Togo.

This summer saw a Chelsea youngster catch the eye at the World Cup in Brazil. Christian Atsu had some excellent moments for the Ghanaian national team in Brazil.

Chelsea snapped him up from FC Porto for £3.5 million last summer, but immediately he was loaned out to sister club Vitesse Arnhem.

He had a great season for the Eredivisie outfit and after his World Cup exploits he had interested parties in the running for his signature. In the end it was Everton who snapped him up on loan for the season.

And yesterday he showed Everton and Chelsea fans just what he can do with a vital goal in African Nations Cup qualifying.

Ghana faced a tough game against Emmanuel Adebayor's Togo side yesterday. They found themselves 1-0 down from a Floyd Ayite strike before Asamoah Gyan and Agyeman Badu gave Ghana a half-time lead.

It looked as though the home hero had saved the day when Adebayor scored in the 77th minute.

But then came Atsu to wreck the day.

In the 85th minute Atsu coolly slotted home the winning goal. Everton fans will hope they get to see his match-winning exploits at Goodison Park this season.

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