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Ghanaian Players Abroad – 21-23 March, 2014: Waris on fire, Cofie scores debut goal, Akaminko sees red


By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku


Week-in, week-out, we see Waris impacting on Valenciennes performance and his consistency has been marvellous. He netted another double. 11 games, 8 goals, 3 assists. By far the most in-form Ghanaian export at the moment.

Isaac Cofie also scored a goal, his first for his new club.

On the down side, Jerry Akaminko was shown a red card.

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



In the Championship, Albert Adomah played the entire game as Middlesbrough lost 1-3 at home to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Jeffery Schlupp played the entire game as leaders Leicester City drew 1-1 away with Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.


In the League One, Abdul Osman came on in the 77th minute as Crewe Alexandra went away to beat Gillingham 3-1 on Saturday.



In the Serie A, Joseph Alfred Duncan played the entirety of Livorno's 1-3 away defeat to Torino on Saturday.

Afriyie Acquah played the entire game as Parma came back and drew 1-1 at home with Genoa on Sunday, Isaac Cofie getting the visitors' goal. His first ever for the club. Solomon Nyantakyi was on the bench for the hosts.

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu came on in the 78th minute as Udinese bat Sassuolo 1-0 at home on Sunday. Raman Chibsah was an unused sub for the visitors.


Kwadwo Asamoah came on in the 66th minute as Juventus went away to beat bottom Catania 1-0 on Sunday.

Michael Essien played the entire game, Sulley muntari came on in the 76th minute as AC Milan drew 1-1 away with Lazio on Sunday. Essien was shown a yellow card in the 58th minute.


In the Serie B, Moro Alhassan came on in the 88th minute as Cesena beat bottom Juve Stabia 1-0 at home on Saturday.



In the Bundesliga, Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game, Anthony Annan came on in the 80th minute as Schalke 04 beat Karim Bellarabi's (74 minutes) Eintracht Braunschweiger 3-1 at home on Saturday. 


In the 2Bundesliga, Charles Takyi came on in the 54th minute as bottom Energie Cottbus went away to beat lowly Arminia Bielefeld 3-1 on Sunday.



In the Ligue 1, Abdul Majeed Waris netted another double (2nd goal a penalty) as Valenciennes fell to a late surge to lose 2-3 at home to bottom Ajaccio on Saturday.

Andre Ayew played 81 minutes of Marseille's 0-1 home loss to Rennes on Saturday. John Boye was on the visitors' bench.


In the Ligue 2, Dennis Appiah played the entire game, helping Caen to a 1-1 home draw with Châteauroux on Friday.



In the La Liga, Mohammed Fatau played 60 minutes as Granada beat Richmond Boakey Yiadom's (on in the 77th) Elche 1-0 at home on Saturday.



In the 1.Division, Gerome Agbo played the first 33 minutes as leaders Nea Salamis beat AE Kouklion 2-1 at home on Saturday.


Czech Republic

In the Czech Liga, Isaac Sackey played 90 minutes in Slovan Liberec's 3-0 home win over Jablonec on Friday.

Joseph Mensah played the first 25 minutes as Slavia Praha lost 1-2 at home to Vysočina Jihlava on Sunday.



In the Super League, Samuel Inkoom and Aziz Tetteh both played the entire game as Platanias lost 0-3 away at Atromitos on Sunday.



In the Premier Division, Ali Abass (GK) and Prince Agyemang were unused subs as Limerick drew 1-1 away with Saint Patrick’s Athletic on Saturday.



In the Eredivisie, Christian Twasam Atsu scored the equaliser but Vitesse lost 1-3 away to Groningen on Saturday.



In the Premier League, Mubarak Wakaso played the entirety of Rubin Kazan's 0-0 away draw with Dinamo Moskva on Sunday.



In the Premiership, Prince Buaben came on in the 72nd minute as Partick Thistle lost 0-1 away at Inverness CT on Saturday.



In the Super Liga, John Mensah was subbed out in the 11th minute, as bottom FC Nitra drew 1-1 away at Trenčín on Saturday.


South Africa

Fatau Dauda sat out Orland Pirates' 2-0 away win over Santos in the Nedbank Cup Last 16 fixture on Friday.

Mohammed Awal played the first half but got injured and was replaced after the break, as Maritzburg played 1-1 in normal time, but beat Platinum Stars 3-1 on penalties to progress to the Quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday.



David Accam scored the equaliser as Helsingborg beat GAIS 2-1 at home to progress in the Svenska Cupen on Saturday.

Nasiru Mohammed came on in the 52nd minute as BK Hacken lost 0-1 away to Elfsborg to crash out of the #SvenskaCupen (Swedish Cup) on Sunday.



In the Super League, Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom came on for Ishmael Yartey in the 61st minute as FC Sion fell to a 0-2 away loss to Aarau on Saturday.

Samuel Afum came on in the 88th minute as Young Boys fell to a late surge to lost 0-4 at home to Grasshopper on Sunday.



In the Super Lig, Jerry Akaminko was shown a red card in the 83rd minute as Eskişehirspor drew 0-0 away with Rizespor on Saturday.


United Arab Emirates

In the Arabian Gulf League, Asamoah Gyan scored from the spot as Al Ain lost 2-3 at home to Al Ahli on Sunday.


United States of America

In the MLS, Gershon Koffie came on in the 70th minute as Vancouver Whitecaps drew 0-0 away with New England Revolution on Saturday.

Dominic Oduro came on in the 66th minute as Columbus Crew beat Philadelphia Union 2-1 at home on Saturday.


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