Ghanaian players abroad Team-of-the-Week: November 2-4

Team-of-the-Week - Nov. 2-4 selects top Ghanaian performers across the major leagues in Europe and elsewhere. 

Dutch-born young defender Mitch Apau who plays for second-tier side Veendam has found his way into the team while Nana Akwasi Asare holds down his place.

Formation: 4-1-3-2

Adam Kwarasey – Stromsgodset
With just two games left to decide the fate of the Norwegian Eliteserien title, Stromsgodset needed the maximum points against contenders Rosenborg. Ghana first choice goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey made three wonderful saves to help the Drammen-based side secure the points in a 2-1 victory.

Harrison Afful – Esperance de Tunis
The 26-year-old took his last bite of the Caf Champions League finals lasting 73 minutes in the one-all stalemate in the first leg against Al Ahli. The former Asante Kotoko defender is deployed at right-back.

Razak Nuhu – Stromsgodset
The 21-year-old impressed in the 81 minutes he lasted for Stromsgodset in their 2-1 win over Rosenborg Bk. He set up Ola Kamara for the opening goal for Stroms.

Mitch Apau – Veendam
Though the Dutch Eerste Divisie is a second-tier league, the 22-year-old Amsterdam-born was a pillar in defence for Veendam who emerged comprehensive winners over Oss at their own backyard.

John Boye – Stade Rennes
With Boye at the heart of defence, Stade Reims had limited chances in attack. He marshalled the defence and stood between Rennes and conceding.

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu – Udinese
Badu lasted 50 minutes for Les Zebrettes in their 1-1 draw at Bologna.

Andre Ayew – Olympique Marseille
Ayew was the steamroller for Marseille and scored the opener for Marseille in their 2-0 victory at Ajaccio.

Michael Essien – Real Madrid
The Chelsea loanee dazzled in midfield for Real Madrid and scored the third goal in the 89th minute for Real Madrid in their 4-0 win over Real Zaragoza.

Nana Akwasi Asare – FC Utrecht
The Black Stars returnee set up two of FC Utrecht’s five goals in their 5-1 win at Willem II.

Jordan Ayew – Olympique Marseille
He came off the bench in the 66th minute and doubled Marseille’s lead in the 87th minute in their 2-0 win over Ajaccio.

Abdul Majeed Waris – BK Hacken
The 21-year-old scored his 23rd goal of the season to claim the top scorer award in BK Hacken’s 2-1 last match day win over GIF Sundsvall.

Subs: Ibrahim Moro, Enock Adu Kofi, David Nii Addy, Bernard Kumordzi, Wakaso Mubarak, Kwadwo Asamoah, Jonathan Mensah


  1. Chu says:

    So not even the 3 regular rightbacks are on course. We still dont have a LEFTBACK and we say we can win the AFCON. LOL

  2. kasoa says:

    don’t put nana Asare at left wing , he is the left back that ghana is looking for and i think he is better than all the left backs we have in ghana

  3. nyantakyi knows joshua otoo says:

    joshua otoo is the perfect left back although he has not tasted the euro and afcon he has the brasilian spirit of yes we can.pllllllllllllllls ghanaians look for this boy he is just like marcelo at madrid.he plays for wa all stars and if in case u’ve not seen him play try to watch the on going glo premier league and u will see his beautiful crosses and kicks EXCEPTIONAL!!!!

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