Ghanaian Players Abroad – 31 January-2 February, 2014: Karikari on target again, Akaminko solid in Fenerbahçe defeat
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku
Kwame Amponsah-Karikari continued his fine scoring form with his 11th of the season for Balıkesirspor, where he’s on loan from AIK Stockholm.
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In the Championship, Emmanuel Frimpong was red-carded (in the 30th minute) in his first game for Barnsley, who lost 0-1 away to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.
In the League One, Kwesi Appiah came on in the 65th minute as Notts County lost 0-2 away at Preston North End on Saturday.
In the League Two, Patrick Agyemang came on in the 63rd minute as Portsmouth recorded a 0-1 home loss to lowly Torquay United on Saturday.
In the Serie A, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu played the entire game as Udinese went away to beat Bologna 2-0 on Saturday.
Sulley Muntari (63 minutes) provided the assist for Rami's goal as AC Milan came back to draw 1-1 at home with Torino on Saturday. Michael Essien was an unused sub.
Joseph Alfred Duncan played 90 minutes in Livorno's 3-3 away draw with Catania on Sunday. He was yellow-carded in the 20th minute.
Kwadwo Asamoah played 90 minutes as Juventus recorded a 3-1 home win over Inter Milan on Sunday.
In the Serie B, Masahudu Alhassan played the entire game as Latina played a 1-1 away draw with Avellino on Friday.
In the Bundesliga, Karim Bellarabi came on in the 67th minute as Eintracht Braunschweig lost 1-2 at home to Borussia Dortmund on Friday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng (86 minutes) was involved in both goals, providing the assist for the first goal by Santana and scoring the winner as Schalke 04 recorded a 2-1 home win over Wolfsburg on Saturday.
In the Ligue 1, Abdul Majeed Waris played the entirety of Valenciennes' 0-3 away loss to Saint-Étienne on Saturday.
Jordan Ayew (90 minutes) helped Sochaux to a 1-0 home win over Nantes on Saturday, goal courtesy Zambia's Stoppila Sunzu.
In the Pro League, Daniel Opare played the entire game as leaders Standard Liège thrashed Cercle Brugge 4-0 at home on Saturday.
Nana Kwesi Asare (90 minutes) helped Gent to a 2-0 home defeat of OH Leuven on Saturday.
Bennard Yao Kumordzi played 71 minutes as Genk went away to beat Mechelen 2-0 on Saturday.
In the 1.Division, Moustapha Quaynor was shown a red card in the 33rd minute as Alki were thrashed 1-5 by Doxa on Sunday.
Carlos Ohene kept a clean sheet as leaders AEL Limassol beat Nea Salamis 2-0 at home on Sunday.
In the Super League, Samuel Inkoom and Aziz Tetteh (assist) both played the entire game as FC Platanias beat PAOK 2-1 at home on Sunday. Aziz was shown an 80th-minute yellow.
In the Eredivisie, Christian Atsu (90 minutes) helped Vitesse Arnhem to a 1-1 away draw with Feyenoord on Friday.
Shadrach Eghan came on in the 59th minute and scored a minute later as FC Twente beat Cambuur 3-1 at home on Sunday.
In the Super League, Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom (90 minutes) and Ishmael Yartey (82 minutes) played but couldn't avert FC Sion's 0-1 away loss to FC Zürich on Saturday.
In the Ligue 1, Harrison Afful played the entire game, helping Esperance de Tunis to a 2-1 home win over Bizertin on Saturday.
In the Super Lig, Jerry Akaminko (90 minutes) helped Eskişehirspor to a famous 2-1 home victory over leaders Fenerbahçe on Saturday.
In the 1 Lig, Emmanuel Banahene played the entire game as Şanlıurfaspor drew 1-1 at home with İstanbul BB on Saturday.
Kwame Amponsah Karikari scored the only goal as Balıkesirspor beat Adana Demirspor 1-0 at home on Sunday.
Toric Jebrin played the first 45 minutes as 1461 Trabzon recorded a 3-3 home draw with Boluspor on Sunday.