Ghana international Solomon Asante Kotoko opened his 2019 United Soccer League scoring account with a brace at home to New Mexico United in a 6-goal thriller.
The slippery attacking sensation extended his superb start with a pair of goals from the spot kick to rescue Phoenix Rising FC from a starring defeat.
The former Berekum Chelsea and TP Mazembe attacker dispatched two goals from the 18 yards to pull parity on two occasions before Jason Johnson tied the game at 3-3 in the end to end thriller.
New Mexico United raced into a well deserved 1-0 lead after 16 minutes through Santiago Moar before Asante pegged the scores at 1-1 on the 29th minute mark.
The visitors restored their lead less than one minute after Asante’s equalizer thanks to Kevangh Frater to give Mexico a 2-1 lead.
Solomon Asante then pulled parity again 2 minutes into the second department of the game to level the scores at 2-2 from yet another spot kick.
Santiago Moar scored the third goal for the visitors before Jason Johnson leveled the game at 3-3 in the second tier of American football.
Phoenix Rising FC remain winless after 2 matches in the USL despite scoring 6 goals in the opening matches of the campaign.