March 2, 2021

Ghanaian shot-stopper Ati-Zigi combines feline agility with supreme reflexes to make crucial penalty save in Swiss Super League

Ghana international goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi exhibited admirable feline qualities and great reflexes as he dived to his right to save a crucial penalty taken by France-born Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei during a Swiss Super League game featuring FC Servette and St Gallen.

The tie ended 2-2 following a gallant display by the two sides at the Stade de Genève on Wednesday evening.

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A St Gallen defender handled the ball inside the box on the 23rd minute mark and referee Urs Schnyder wasted no time in pointing to the spot for a spot kick to the home team.

Kyei, who was brimming with confidence after scoring the leveller 3 minutes earlier, elected himself to convert the chance that could have put Servette 2-1 ahead but the Ghanaian stopper instinctively dived to his right to make a crucial save and kept his side in the game.

Ati-Zigi’s performance secured a point for Gallen in the game.

He is on his second season with St Gallen after joining from French side Sochaux Montebillard and has started all 18 league games of the season for the club.

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Source: Sports

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