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Performances of Ghanaian players abroad

Published on: 06 August 2012

By Akyereko Frimpong-Manson

Ghanaian players have been involved in pre-season games but some played league matches for clubs in Scandinavia and Belgium.

Akyereko Frimpong-Manson has a wrap on the performances of Ghanaian players abroad.


League leaders Stromsgodset held Honefoss Ballklubb to a 1-1 draw away on Saturday.

Ghana first choice goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey kept the post for Stromsgodset while left-back Razak Nuhu lasted the entire match for Stroms.

Viking posted a 4-1 win over Odd Grenland to move to sixth place on the table.

Midfielder King Osei Gyan was replaced after 81 minutes but former Ghana U17 captain Paul Addo sat on the Grenland bench.

Awal-Issah Mohammed lasted the entire duration for Rosenborg BK who thrashed Aalesund 3-0.

In the Division 1, winger Ernest Asante played full time for IK Start who drew 2-2 with Ranheim.


Black Stars striker Abdul Majeed Waris missed BK Hacken's 0-0 draw with Malmö FF due to suspension.

Kwame Amponsah-Karikari marked his return to the Allsvenskan by coming off the bench to score the consolation for AIK Stockholm who lost 2-1 against Kalmar.

Sweden-born Ghanaian youngster Edward Owusu sat on the bench while 18-year-old Robin Quaison lasted 77 minutes for AIK.

Zakariah Abdullai watched from the bench as his Gefle IF side lost 1-0 at Syrianska FC but Joachim Adukor failed to make the first team squad.

In the Superettan, former Ghana U20 defender Kassenu Ghandy lost his place in the Degerfors first team squad as they drew 2-2 against Halmstad.


Abraham Kudemor was booked in the 24th minute and lasted the entire duration for newly-promoted side Sporting Charleroi who lost 1-0 at home to Club Brugge.

Dennis Odoi was a full timer for Anderlecht who pipped Germinal Beerschot 1-0.

Elsewhere, Abdul Yakini Iddi played the last 4 minutes for KV Mechelen who drew 1-1 with Waasland-Beveren.

Bernard Yao Kumordzi did not feature in the match for Racing Genk who drew 2-2 with OH Leuven.


Midfielder Enock Adu-Kofi played the entire 90 minutes for Nordsjælland as they split the points with AaB in a 1-1 draw.

Davidson Drobo-Ampem lasted 46 minutes for Esbjerg in their 2-1 loss to giants FC Kobenhavn.

Club friendlies:

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu was introduced in the second half as Udinese drew 2-2 with German side Schalke 04.

Winger Ishmael Yartey set up the opener for FC Sochaux in their 1-1 draw at Freiburg on Saturday.

Kevin-Prince Boateng did not play in AC Milan's 3-1 defeat of Honduras side Olimpia.

Winger Albert Adomah scored his third consecutive pre-season goal for Bristol City as they trounced rivals Bristol Rovers 3-0.

He also set up the third goal.

Maxwell Boadu Acosty and Daniel Kofi Agyei featured for Serie B side Juve Stabia in their 0-0 draw with Siena.

Kwadwo Asamoah played 77 minutes for Juventus as they beat Malaga 2-0.

Young striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom was introduced in the 77th minute.


This article has 5 comment(s), give your comment
  • Niger guy says:
    August 06, 2012 05:59 pm
    Shame on you gsn is Ukraine not Europe ? They have played 4 league games so far and Adiyiah even played in Europa game for his team which won 3-0 and yesterday drew 1-1 draw with derrick beatengs team . Only report where you get ur monies
  • ganaman says:
    August 06, 2012 06:50 pm
    kp boateng is not a ghanaian player.we've had enough of him.
  • lino says:
    August 06, 2012 09:36 pm
    what are this people sayin Schalke drawing 2 -2 with Udinese , i was there personally to witness the match and that result is totally wrong da match end 0 -0 , boring ! do u call this journalism , shame on u
  • kwame in london says:
    August 07, 2012 05:12 am
    gud one there
  • Chu says:
    August 07, 2012 11:33 am
    Pls put right wingers in the light even though the gfa still have virtus plans for inkoom and muntari to keep that role.