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Ghanaians abroad: Team-of-the-week Oct. 5-7

Published on: 08 October 2012

By: Akyereko Frimpong Manson picks Ghanaian star performers abroad after monitoring how they fared over the weekend. 


Adam Kwarasey - Stromsgodset

The Black Stars first choice goalkeeper played a vital role in ensuring Stromsgodset secured a much-needed point at Valerenga in an away fixture. Kwarasey made a string of superb saves to add to his credentials as a world class shot-stopper.

David Addy - Vitória Guimarães

Addy, on his first season at Guimarães, helped secure his club's second win of the season and move closer to European spot. The former FC Porto man proved a constant threat going forward and, although his side conceded one goal, Addy can't be held accountable.

John Boye - Stade Rennes

The Stade Auguste-Bonal appeared an unfavourable grounds for Rennes to achieve acceptable results after Sochaux dropped points against PSG last weekend but John Boye marshalled his Rennes defence and halted Cedric Bakambu and the Sochaux strikeforce. Rennes won 1-0.

Jonathan Mensah - Evian TG

Mensah was the man to make the champions' fall and fail to deliver. He was a huge and towering figure at the back to stop them in their tracks as Evian won 3-2 against Montpellier at their own backyard.

Rahim Ayew - Lierse SK

The 24-year-old emerged the Man-of-the-Match in SK Lierse’s fight-back to draw 2-2 at Lokeren on Saturday.

Mubarak Wakaso - Espanyol 

Wakaso was a real handful, his pace and physique was no match for the Real Valladolid defence during the 83 minutes he lasted the on the pitch.

Kwadwo Asamoah -  Juventus

The former Udinese playmaker was influential for Juventus in their 2-1 win over Siena. He came off the bench and helped the champions to pile a sustained pressure until Claudio Marchisio scored the much-needed winner in the 85th minute.

Rabiu Mohammed - Evian TG

Rabiu has fitted in well with Evian's style of play following his improved form for the Ligue side. Though he came off the bench to play just 32 minutes of his side's 3-2 win over title holders Montpellier, the former Ghana U20 star was pivotal in the middle and his contributions were key for Evian.

Andre Ayew - Marseille

Andre was one of Marseille's stand-out players in the derby clash against money-bags PSG. He set up Andre-Pierre Gignac for the opening goal in the 17th minute.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom - Sassuolo

The Juventus loanee scored all two goals for Sassuolo in their 2-1 crucial win over Grosseto. It was the 19-year-old's second goal in a two weeks running.

Abdul Majeed Waris - BK Hacken

Waris continues to hog the headlines in Europe for his fine scoring shape. He netted thrice and set up his team-mate Martin Ericsson in Hacken's 5-1 drubbing of Syrianska FC in the Swedish top flight.


Christian Atsu - FC Porto

Daniel Kofi Agyei - Juve Stabia

Jordan Ayew - Olympique Marseille

Razak Nuhu - Stromsgodset

Jerry Akaminko - Eski?ehirspor

Patrick Nyarko - Chicago Fire

Nasiru Mohammed - BK Hacken


This article has 8 comment(s), give your comment
  • abudu says:
    October 08, 2012 07:47 pm
    Soo no Adiyiah n Afful shame on u GSN
  • Roberto says:
    October 10, 2012 08:21 am
    Do you ever watch MLS league in the U.S? Am sure you don't. Gershon Koffie won man of the match and scored the 1st goal on the 4-0 win for Whitecaps fc over Chivas. Patrick nyarko played 65mins and was changed by dominic Oduro and yet his the one you put on your final team of the week. Sorry sir,but you don't know your job. Pls get the right info before doing your team of the week. Aldo Asamoah Gyan scores a hatrick. Hahahaha
  • skilful says:
    October 08, 2012 05:23 pm
    Asamoah Gyan scored a Hat trick and he is not in here. Amazing
  • Abu Saeed says:
    October 08, 2012 05:11 pm
    @Jah Guide, what the **** r u talkin abt meeeen? the thing is there twice 3-2. wake up bull!
  • Jah Guide says:
    October 08, 2012 04:39 pm
    Evian TG Won the match by 3 goals to 2 so stop confusing and misinforming us. if you don't have any credible news to give,go home
  • Abu Saeed says:
    October 08, 2012 04:48 pm
    How can u compare Belgium league to Portuguese league? opare should be benched. this is a perfect team.
  • Magnum says:
    October 08, 2012 04:02 pm
    OPARE should be in the team, HE played 90mins for STANDARD DE LIEGE against ANDERLECHT and won 2-1 he was very impressive. Now he is fully recovered. Go OPARE g Go GHANA!!!!!!!!!!
  • Veloso says:
    October 08, 2012 03:55 pm
    G.S.N please dont just b writin anything dat comes into your mind.. . Daniel kofi Agyei played full 90mins for juve stabia's 4-1 victory over padova...