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Comprehensive report: How Ghanaian players fared abroad

Wakaso Mubarak came off the bench to score and provide an assist for Espanyol who beat Osasuna to better their survival hopes

Wakaso Mubarak came off the bench to score and provide an assist for Espanyol who beat Osasuna to better their survival hopes

Black Stars midfielder Wakaso Mubarak put in a sterling performance for Espanyol in the Spanish La Liga as he scored and set up a goal for Javier Aguirre’s side who have almost secured their future in the Spanish top flight.

There was also a goal for Dominic Oduro in the Major Soccer League as Columbus Crew drew 1-1 with Philadelphia Union.

Albert Adomah scored a consolation goal for Bristol City.

Ghanasoccernet.com’s Akyereko Frimpong Manson has a comprehensive wrap-up of how Ghanaian stars fared abroad.

ITALY
Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah lasted the entire regulation minutes of the game for Juventus and set up the second goal as they beat Pescara 2-1 in the Serie A.

AC Milan were held to a 2-2 draw by ten man Fiorentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Firenze.

Ghana pair of Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng both started the game but were replaced on the 46th and 84 minutes respectively.

Amidu Salifu came off the bench to play the last eight minutes for Catania who were held to a 2-2 draw by Cagliari.

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu came off the bench in the 60th minute to play in Udinese’s 3-1 win over Chievo Verona.

Isaac Cofie was not in the Chievo team.

In the Serie B, Alfred Duncan played the full 90 minutes for Livorno when they hammered Ascoli 3-0.

Mase Nana Addo Welbeck was not in the Brescia team that defeated Cesena 2-1.

Former Ghana U20 defender Bright Addae was not in the Crotone team when they drew 0-0 with Empoli.

Yaw Asante watched from the Grosseto bench as they lost 2-1 at Spezia.

AC Milan loanee Edmund Etse Hottor did not play for Virtus Lanciano when they drew 1-1 with Juve Stabia.

Ghana youth pair of Daniel Kofi Agyei and Maxwell Boadu Acosty both featured in the game for Juve Stabia.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom played 69 minutes for Sassuolo when they lost 3-2 at Novara Calcio.

Midfielder Yussif Raman Chibsah was introduced by Sassuolo in stoppage-time.

Masahudu Alhassan was an unused sub by Novara while Ahmed Barusso was not in the team.

In the Primavera League, Bernard Gyimah Frimpong played the last ten minutes for Cittadella when they drew 2-2 with Chievo Verona.

FRANCE
Olympique Marseille pipped Bordeaux 1-0 to keep their title hopes alive.

Brother Andre and Jordan Ayew started the game for Elie Baup’s side but were both replaced in the dying embers of the game.

Youngster Kevin Osei remained with the Marseille second team.

Defender John Boye played in central defence for Stade Rennes who were beaten 2-0 by leaders PSG at the Route de la Lorient.

Former Ghana captain John Mensah was not in the Rennes team.

Ishmael Yartey was not involved in action for Sochaux who were held to a 0-0 draw by Ajaccio at the Stade Auguste-Bonal.

Defender Samuel Inkoom came off the bench to play 29 minutes for Bastia when they condemned Brest 4-0 to push up to 12th place on the Ligue 1 log.

Evian TG are just a point above the drop zone and they lost 1-0 at St Etienne on Sunday afternoon.

Black Stars midfielder Rabiu Mohammed lasted the entire match for Evian but Jonathan Mensah did not make the trip.

Mohammed Abu was a component of a weaker Lorient midfield set-up as they lost 5-0 at Lille.

In the Ligue 2, duo Derrick Appiah and Dennis Appiah failed to make the AS Monaco first team squad as they drew 1-1 with Nort.

Haminu Dramani missed out of the Arles Avignon first team squad when they drew 1-1 with Nîmes.

HOLLAND
Nana Akwasi Asare set up the only goal of the game for FC Utrecht and lasted the entire game as they beat ADO Den Haag 1-0.

Midfielder Kwame Quansah played full throttle for Heracles Almelo who lost 4-0 at Ajax Amsterdam.

Former Dutch youth international Jeffrey Sarpong missed NAC Breda’s 3-0 defeat at Vitesse Arnhem due to fitness concerns.

Fred Benson played the last 8 minutes for PEC Zwolle when they drew 1-1 with RKC Waalwijk.

Youngster Edwin Gyasi was not involved in FC Twente’s 2-0 win over Roda JC at the De Grolsch Veste in Enschede.

Memphis Depay came off the bench to set up the second goal for PSV Eindhoven when they posted a 3-0 win over Willem II.

He replaced half-Ghanaian Georginio Wijnaldum in the 69th minute.

BELGIUM

Albert Adomah got on the score-sheet with a consolation goal for Bristol City in the Npower Championship

Albert Adomah got on the score-sheet with a consolation goal for Bristol City in the Npower Championship

In-form midfielder Bennard Kumordzi sat on the Genk bench as they shared the spoils with Zulte-Waregem.

Defender Daniel Opare was handed a starting spot in the Standard Liege team when they drew 0-0 with Anderlecht in the title play-offs.

The 22-year-old lasted the entire 90 minutes.

2007 Ghana U17 midfielder Enock Adu Kofi played the last 4 minutes for Club Brugge who thrashed Lokeren 4-1 to move to fourth place.

In the Europa League play-offs, Mons consigned Lierse SK to a 2-1 defeat.

Duo Rahim Ayew and Richard Ofori were not in the Lierse team.

Abraham Kudemor came off the bench to play the entire second half for Sporting Charleroi when they beat OH Leuven 3-0.

Abdul Yakinu-Iddi was not in the KV Mechelen team when they lost 1-0 to Waasland-Beveren.

Jerry Vandam sat on the Mechelen bench.

Defender Francis Dickoh watched from the bench when his Cercle Brugge side won 1-0 over Germinal Beershot.

TURKEY
Jerry Akaminko started in central defence for Eski?ehirspor when beat 2-1 Sivasspor on Sunday evening in the Superlig.

Former Berekum Chelsea striker Emmanuel Banahene saw full time action for Kar??yaka but he was unable to help them avoid defeat at the hands of Rizespor.

Nimble-footed Toric Jebrin was involved for 1461 Trabzon who lost 1-0 on home turf to Adana Demirspor.

GERMANY
Afriyie Acquah failed to make the Hoffenheim first team squad once again as they defeated Fortuna Düsseldorf 3-0 in the Bundesliga.

Ghana youth defender Baba Abdul Rahman played full throttle for ten-man Greuther Furth who lost 1-0 at Borussia M’glabach.

In the Bundesliga II, Kwame Nsor was not selected for the Kaiserslautern first when they hit three past FC Koln.

American-born Joseph Claude-Gyau started the game and played 71 minutes for St Pauli who lost 3-2 at Dynamo Dresden.

Arminia Bielefeld hit the top of the Liga 3 after a comfortable 2-0 win over Hansa Rostock.

Defender Marcel Appiah played full time but striker Eric Agyemang watched from the Bielefeld bench.

In the reserves league, German-born Ghanaian defendr Lenny Sowah played the full match for Hamburg SV II when they lost 4-1 at Schwarz-Weiß Rehden.

Reagy Ofosu played 81 minutes and assisted the second goal for Ingolstadt II who beat Seligenporten 2-1.

In the Junior League, Andy Akoteng-Bonsrah scored twice for Borussia Monchengladbach when they defeated Lemgo 3-1 in a friendly game.

SPAIN
Michael Essien watched Real Madrid’s 5-1 drubbing of Levante from the bench.

Wakaso Mubarak came off the bench to scored and provide an assist to help Espanyol beat Osasuna 2-0 in an away game.

Anthony Annan was not in the Osasuna team.

In the Segunda Division, Razak Ibrahim kept the post for Guadalajara who beat Córdoba 3-1.

Thomas Partey was suspended and did not play for Atletico Madrid II when they lost 2-0 at Real Oviedo.

Rayo Vallecano were held to a 1-1 draw by Real Avilés.

Isaac Nana Asare played full time but Stephen Owusu-Ansah sat on the bench.

Benjamin Akoto Asamoah scored the third goal for Atletico Madrid III and assisted other two when they hammered Salamanca 7-0.

David Tetteh scored the consolation goal for Rayo Majadajonda when they lost 3-1 at Placencia.

Starlet Paul Quaye played a key role in Espanyol II’s slim 1-0 win over Constància on Sunday evening.

Erixon Danso was not in the Valencia II team when they drew 1-1 with Olímpic de Xàtiva.

ENGLAND

Black Stars midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong came off the bench to play for Fulham who lost at Newcastle United

Black Stars midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong came off the bench to play for Fulham who lost at Newcastle United

Emmanuel Frimpong came off the bench on the 50th minute mark to play for Fulham who lost 1-0 at Newcastle United.

Daniel Boateng and Zak Ansah both featured for the Arsenal U21 side when they lost 2-1 at Southampton.

In the Npower Championship, winger Albert Adomah scored the consolation for Bristol City who lost 3-1 Burnley.

Young midfielder Koby Arthur came off the bench to play for Birmingham City when they drew 1-1 with Millwall.

Striker Akwasi Asante was not in the Birmingham City team.

Prince Buaben failed to make the Watford first team when they drew goalless with Cardiff City.

Jeffrey Schulpp played 73 minutes Leicester City when they drew 1-1 with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Youngster James Alabi played the last 17 minutes for Scunthorpe United when they lost 3-0 at Preston North End in League One.

Patrick Agyemang was not in the Portsmouth team when they drew 0-0 with Stevenage.

Andy Yiadom played full throttle for Barnet who lost 2-0 to Chesterfield.

Former Liverpool defender Will Antwi sat on the AFC Wimbledon bench when they lost 1-0 at Bristol Rovers.

PORTUGAL
Former Kotoko midfielder William Tiero was not in the Gil Vicente team when won 2-1 over Académica.

Manchester City loanee Thomas Agyiri was not in the Vicente team.

David Addy was booked on the 69th minute and played full time for Vitória Guimarães in their 2-1 win over Beira-Mar.

AUSTRIA
Defender Isaac Vorsah was not in the Red Bull Salzburg when they hammered Sturm Graz 3-0.

CYPRUS
In the play-offs, Enosis posted a 2-1 win over AEL Limassol.

Enoch Ebo Andoh played full-time for AEL Limassol but compatriot Carlos Ohene was not in the team.

Former AshGold striker Shaibu Yakubu watched the entire action from the Enosis bench.

DENMARK
Charles Takyi saw full 90 minutes of action for Horsens who lost 2-0 to Nordsjælland.

Youngster Kamal Issah was not in the Nordsjælland team.

GREECE
Winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie returned to action for Panathinaikos and lasted the first 45 minutes when they drew 0-0 with Panionios.

Former Liberty Professional midfielder Aziz Tetteh was booked on the 31st minute mark for Platanias who were whipped 4-0 by Olympiakos Piraeus.

NORWAY
Winger Ernest Asante was an unused substitute by IK Start who drew 2-2 with Tromsø.

Strømsgodset and Sarpsborg 08 shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Ghana pair of Razak Nuhu and Adam Kwarasey played 90 minutes for Strømsgodset.

King Osei-Gyan played 76 minutes for Viking who pipped Lillestrøm 1-0.

He was booked in the 67th minute.

ROMANIA
Former Newcastle United attacker Frank Wiafe Danquah was introduced in the 67th minute by Bra?ov who beat Ceahl?ul Piatra Neamt 1-0.

Universitatea Cluj shocked Astra Giurgiu 2-1 at their own backyard.

Midfielder Seidu Yahaya was a full timer for Astra Giurgiu but Sadat Bukari was not in the Astra Giurgiu team.

Relegation-trapped Turnu Severin defeated Vaslui 2-0 to better their chances of survival.

Ghanaian youth pair of Kennedy Boateng and Zuberu Salifu were not in the Vaslui team.

Dinamo Bucure?ti managed a slim 1-0 win over CFR Cluj.

Sulley Muniru sat on the Cluj bench but former Parma starlet Godfred Adolf could not make the first team grades.

RUSSIA
Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris played from the right wings for Spartak Moscow who lost 1-0 to Rostov.

He was replaced after 61 minutes.

SWEDEN
Malmo FF moved to third place after beating Åtvidaberg 3-1.

Ghanaian pair of Mohammed Abubakar and Emmanuel Dogbe played for Åtvidaberg.

Former Heart of Lions striker Benjamin Fadi sat on the Malmo bench.

Syrianska FC held AIK Stockholm to a 0-0 draw at the Friends Arena.

Robin Quaison played full time for AIK but Kwame Amponsah-Karikari came off the bench in the 60th minute while Ibrahim Moro was not used.

BK Hacken managed a 0-0 draw at Kalmar.

Youngster Nasiru Mohammed lasted 66 minutes for Hacken but Reuben Aryana was unused.

SWITZERLAND
Samuel Afum played 62 minutes for Young Boys who were shocked 2-0 by relegation-trapped Servette FC.

UKRAINE
Troubled Arsenal Kiev held Metalurh Zapor. to a 0-0 stalemate.

Striker Dominic Adiyiah was introduced by Arsenal in the 53rd minute.

Abeiku Quansah was not in the Kiev side.

Dominic Oduro, right, ensured Columbus Crew managed a 1-1 draw against Philadephia Reunion

Dominic Oduro, right, ensured Columbus Crew managed a 1-1 draw against Philadelphia Reunion

USA
In the Major Soccer League, Gershon Koffie came off the bench to play 27 minutes for Vancouver Whitecaps who split the points with San Jose Earthquakes.

Khalif Alhassan lasted 70 minutes for Portland Timbers when they beat Houston Dynamo 2-0.

Dominic Oduro scored in the 72nd minute to earn a point for Columbus Crew against Philadelphia Union.

UAE
Al Ain drew 0-0 at Al Ahli.

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was not the Ain team.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Maxwell Johnson says:

    Not a bad week for GH players abroad, but the bench warmers gotta back up and start getting playing time.