Video: Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah scores on international duty with Ghana

The striker, who spent time on loan at Cambridge United earlier this season, has scored his first official international goal.

Alan Pardew took over at Crystal Palace this month and one area he was keen to improve was in the striker position.

He has signed Shola Ameobi and Yaya Sanogo while a new deal was handed to Glenn Murray, who has been on loan at Reading.

However he was not the only goal-getting striker returning from a loan spell this month.

Kwesi Appiah joined Palace in 2012 after banging in the goals for Margate. He has since gone on to star for Cambridge United this season, a deal which finished this month.

Appiah's form has been so impressive it even earned him a call-up to the Ghana national team.

He got off to a great start for his nation. In an 'unofficial' debut against Portuguese side Olhanense he bagged the second of three goals for Ghana in a 3-0 win.

Now the 24-year-old has his first official goal for his country, as he helped the team into the Afcon 2015 semi-finals at the expense of Guinea.

The Palace striker scored in between strikes from Everton loanee Christian Atsu and is certainly looking like a fantastic talent - even though he has not played for Palace since the 27th August 2013!

If he can get the chance to shine at Selhurst Park, who knows what he might achieve.

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