Report on Ghanaian players abroad in CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup

Published on: 14 February 2019
Report on Ghanaian players abroad in CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup
Hudu Yakubu

GHANASoccernet.com African football specialist rounds up the performance of Ghanaian players in foreign clubs for another installment of CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup. 

CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

It was a Ghanaian affair when Horoya AC beat Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum on Tuesday in Conakry.

Ocansey Mandela headed home a cross from Hudu Yakubu to put the Guinean giants in the lead.

Yakubu scored the second, the match winner with a sublime finish which was assisted by Sebe Baffour Kyei.

Godfred Asante lasted the entire duration of the game at centre back whilst Brefo Mensah was substituted in the 57th minute.

Patrick Razak marked his debut in the competition coming on in the 82nd minute to replace Mandela.

In Dar es Salaam, Kwasi Asante was forced to make away for Mohammed Husseini through an injury in the 40th minute when Simba SC pipped giants Al Ahly SC by 1-0 on Tuesday.

James Kotei played almost all minutes of the encounter for the Tanzanians as he was substituted in the 90th minute for Mzamiru Yassin.

Nicholas Gyan was an unused substitute as he watched on from the bench.

Derrick Sasraku replaced Bassirou Campaore in the 59th minute when Club Africain played out scoreless stalemate with TP Mazembe at the Stade Olympique de Rades on Tuesday.

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP

Nana Bonsu put up a splendid display to make sure Enugu Rangers FC picked one point from Tunisia with a 1-1 draw against CS Sfaxien on Wednesday.

Bonsu made eight saves in total with a sumptuous one in the last minute of the game.

Samuel Akwasi Amoto came on in the 89th minute to replace Illase Sawadogo as Salitas FC were held to a scoreless draw by Tunisian giants Etoile Sportive du Sahel on Wednesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Rahim Osumanu got the consolation for ZESCO United in the 73rd minute when they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Asante Kotoko SC in Kumasi on Wednesday.

Osumanu replaced Kenyan forward Jesse Jackson Were in the 65th minute.

By Nuhu Adams

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