Harrison Afful finally made a return to the pitch after a lengthy injury layoff.
The defender featured for the first time in Months when he was handed a start in Columbus Crew’s Open Cup match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
Afful was making a return to the field since March 2019.
The Ghanaian international was given a rousing welcome as he lasted 46minutes in the game before making way for Connor Maloney.
Ghana Coach Kwesi Appiah was forced to leave the full-back out of the Black Stars squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament after the player failed to recover on time.
By Frank Darkwah