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Ghanaian Players Abroad – 21-23 February, 2014: Waris grabs brace; Atsu on target



By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku


Abdul Majeed Waris continued his impressive form for his relegation-threatened Valenciennes (where he is on loan) scoring twice in their game against Jordan Ayew’s Sochaux. In Holland, Christian Atsu also grabbed the headlines when he grabbed the winner for Vitesse Arnhem. Kwadwo Asamoah was, as usual, influential in Juventus’ victory in the Turin derby.

Agoronet brings you another comprehensive round of the activities of Ghanaian players abroad.



In the Championship, Albert Adomah came on in the 72nd minute as Middlesbrough drew 0-0 at home with Leeds United on Saturday.

Jeffery Schlupp played the entire game as leaders Leicester City beat Ipswich Town 3-0 at home on Saturday.

Emmanuel Frimpong played the entire game as Barnsley beat Millwall 1-0 at home on Saturday. He was shown an 87th-minute yellow card.


In the League One, Kwesi Appiah came on in the 46th minute as Notts County lost 2-3 at home to Shrewsbury Town on Saturday.


In the League Two, Patrick Agyemang came on in the 83rd minute as Portsmouth were thrashed 1-5 away at Scunthorpe United on Saturday.



In the Serie A, Alfred Duncan played the entire game as Livorno lost 2-3 at home to Hellas Verona on Sunday.

Emmanuel Agyemang Badu played 88 minutes as Udinese drew 1-1 with Atalanta at home on Sunday.

Michael Essien came on for Sulley Muntari in the 64th minute as AC Milan went away to beat Sampdoria 2-0 on Sunday.

Kwadwo Asamoah played the entire game, providing the assist for Tevez's winner as Juventus beat Torino 1-0 at home in the Turin derby on Sunday.

Raman Chibsah played the first 45 minutes as Sassuolo lost 2-3 away to Lazio on Sunday.


In the Serie B, Masahudu Alhassan played the entire game as Latina drew 0-0 away with Virtus Lanciano on Saturday.



In the Bundesliga, Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game as Schalke 04 drew 0-0 with Mainz 05 at home on Friday. He was shown a 78th-minute yellow card.


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In the 3.Liga, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh played the entire game as MSV Duisburg lost 0-2 away at Evans Owusu Nyarko's (90 minutes) Borussia Dortmund II on Saturday.



In the Ligue 1, Andre Dede Ayew played the entire game as Olympique Marseille beat Lorient 1-0 at home on Saturday.

Abdul Majeed Waris scored twice, the first a penalty, as Valenciennes drew 2-2 at home with Jordan Ayews's (82 minutes) Sochaux on Saturday.

John Boye played the entire game as Rennes went away to beat FC Nantes 3-0 on Sunday.


In the Ligue 2, Dennis Appiah played the entirety of Caen's 0-0 away draw with Niort on Friday.



In the La Liga, Mohammed Fatau came on in the 21st minute as Granada lost 1-2 away to Valencia on Sunday.



In the Pro League, Abraham Kudemor came on in the 67th minute as Sporting Charleroi beat Zulte-Waregem 3-2 at home on Saturday.

Daniel Opare played 55 minutes as leaders Standard Liège drew 2-2 at home with Nana Kwesi Asare's (90 mins) Gent on Sunday. Opare was shown a 13th-minute yellow card.

Bennard Yao Kumordzi came on in the 63rd minute as Genk lost 0-2 at home to Waasland-Beveren on Sunday.



In the 1HNL, Lee Addy helped leaders Dinamo Zagreb to a 1-0 away win over bottom Hrvatski Dragovoljac on Friday.



In the 1 Division, Carlos Ohene came on in the 65th minute, Ebo Andoh on in the 81st minute as AEL Limassol lost 0-1 at home to Razak Nuhu's (on in the 90+7th minute) Apollon Limassol on Sunday.



In the Super League, Samuel Inkoom and Aziz Tetteh both played the entire game as Platanias beat Aris 2-1 at home on Sunday.



In the Eredivisie, Kwame Quansah came on in the 89th minute as Heracles drew 1-1 away with PEC Zwolle on Saturday.

Christian Atsu scored the winner for Vitesse Arnhem who beat RKC Waalwijk 3-1 at home on Sunday. He now has 3 goals in 17 games.

Shadrach Eghan played 57 minutes as FC Twente drew 2-2 at home with Feyenoord on Sunday.


South Africa

Rashid Sumaila came on in the 92nd minute as Mamelodi Sundowns went away to beat Ajax Cape Town 1-0 to advance in the Nedbank Cup on Friday.

Fatau Dauda was on the bench as Orlando Pirates beat Thanda Royal Zulu 3-1 on penalties in the Nedbank Cup after 3-3 in normal time on Saturday.

Frank Sarfo-Gyamfi came on in the 40th minute, Mohammed Awal in the 69th minute as Maritzburg United beat MP Black Aces 2-1 in Extra Time to advance in the Nedbank Cup on Saturday.



In the Super League, Ishmael Yartey came on in the 46th minute as FC Sion lost 1-3 away at FC Thun on Saturday.

Samuel Afum came on in the 89th minute as Young Boys beat Luzern 2-1 away on Sunday.



In the Ligue 1, Harrison Afful played the entire game as leaders Esperance de Tunis beat Métlaoui 3-1 at home on Saturday.



In the Super Lig, Jerry Akaminko played the entire game as Eskişehirspor drew 0-0 away at Antalyaspor on Sunday.


United Arab Emirates

In the Arabian Gulf League, Asamoah Gyan played the entire game as Al Ain lost 0-1 away to Al Nasr on Friday.


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