Ghanaian Players Abroad – 25-27 April, 2014: Otoo hits scoring form; Antwi, Accam, Gyan can't stop scoring
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Our Ghanaian exports continue to exert their influence on the teams in which they play. This weekend, Mahatma Otoo, David Accam, Asamoah Gyan and John Antwi have continued their scoring form for their teams. Isaac Sackey and Mohammed Abdul Basit got their names on the score sheet too.
Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
In the Championship, Albert Adomah played the entire game as Middlesbrough beat Barnsley 3-1 at home on Saturday.
In the League Two, Kwesi Appiah played the entire game as AFC Wimbledon lost 0-3 at home to Morecambe on Saturday.
Patrick Agyemang came on in the 69th minute as Portsmouth drew 4-4 away at Bury FC on Saturday.
In the Serie A, Sulley Muntari (who returned from injury) was replaced by Michael Essien in the 58th minute as AC Milan lost 0-2 away at Roma on Friday. Muntari picked up a yellow card in the 33rd minute.
Alfred Duncan played the entire game as lowly Livorno lost 0-2 at home to Lazio on Sunday.
Afriyie Acquah played the entire game as Parma lost 0-1 away at Cagliari on Sunday.
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu played the first 45 minutes as Udinese lost 0-2 away at Torino on Sunday. He was yellow-carded in the 29th minute.
In the Serie B, Amidu Salifu came on in the 56th minute as Modena drew 3-3 at home with Ternana on Friday.
Masahudu Alhassan played the entire game as Latina lost 1-3 at home to leaders Palermo on Saturday. Yellow-carded in the 66th minute.
In the Ligue 1, Andre Ayew played the entire game as Marseille drew 1-1 away with Nantes on Friday.
Jonthan Mensah played the entire game as 9-man Evian TG lost 1-2 at home to Saint-Étienne on Saturday.
Abdul Majeed Waris returned from a short injury, played the entire game as Valenciennes lost 0-1 away at Guingamp on Saturday.
John Boye played the entire game as Rennes drew 1-1 at home with Lorient on Saturday.
Jordan Ayew played 89 minutes as Sochaux held PSG to a 1-1 home draw on Sunday.
In the Bundesliga, Karim Bellarabi came on in the 46th minute as Eintracht Braunschweiger lost 0-2 away at Hertha BSC on Saturday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game as Schalke 04 lost 0-1 at home to Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday.
In the 2Bundesliga, Charles Takyi was red-carded in the 43rd minute as bottom Energie Cottbus lost 1-3 away at FSV Frankfurt on Saturday.
In the 3Liga, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh played the entire game as MSV Duisburg drew 1-1 away at Hallescher FC on Saturday. Yellow-carded in the 5th minute.
In the La Liga, Richmond Boakye Yiadom (75 minutes) scored the opener as Elche drew 1-1 at home with Levante on Friday.
In the Eredivisie, Kwame Quansah played the entire game as Heracles drew 1-1 with leaders Ajax on Sunday. Matthew Amoah was an unused sub.
Christian Atsu (90 minutes) provided the assist for his side's equaliser as Vitesse Arnhem drew 2-2 at home with Go Ahead Eagles on Sunday.
Shadrach Eghan came on in the 75th minute as FC Twente went away and demolished NEC 5-2 on Sunday.
In the Pro League, Bennard Yao Kumordzi (90 minutes) returned from suspension and helped Genk to a 2-2 away draw with Zulte-Waregem on Friday.
Nana Kwesi Asare played the entire game as Gent drew 1-1 away with KV Oostende on Saturday.
Abraham Kudemor came on in the 90th minute as Sporting Charleroi beat Mechelen 3-0 at home on Saturday.
Frank Acheampong came on in the 84th minute as Anderlecht beat Daniel Opare's (90 mins) Standard Liège 2-1 at home on Sunday.
1 Division, Carlos Ohene played the entire game as AEL Limassol beat Anorthosis 4-3 at home on Saturday.
In the Czech Liga, Isaac Sackey came on in the 37th minute and scored his side's only goal as Slovan Liberec lost 1-4 away to leaders Sparta Praha on Saturday.
In the Premier League, John Antwi scored his side's first goal as Ismaily lost 2-3 at home to El Geish on Sunday.
In the Veikkausliiga, Gideon Baah played the entire game as HJK loat 0-1 at home to TPS on Saturday. He was yellow-carded in the 66th minute.
In the Premier Division,
In the Eliteserien, Adam Larsen Kwarasey conceded once, Mohammed Abu played the entire game as leaders Strømsgodset beat Odd 2-1 at home on Sunday.
Enock Kofi Adu played the entire game as Stabæk beat Bodø / Glimt 2-1 at home on Sunday.
Mahatma Otoo (88 minutes) scored his side's first goal as Sogndal went away to beat Haugesund 3-0 on Sunday.
Ernest Asante played 64 minutes as Start lost 0-2 at home to Viking on Sunday.
In the Liga I, Seidu Yahaya played the entire game as Astra Giurgiu beat CFR Cluj 1-0 at home on Sunday.
In the Premier League, Patrick Twumasi played 75 minutes as Amkar Perm' drew 2-2 away with Krylya Sovetov on Friday.
Mubarak Wakaso came on in the 75th minute as Rubin Kazan' lost 1-3 away to CSKA Moskva on Sunday.
In the Premiership, Prince Buaben was subbed out in the 46th minute as Partick Thistle drew 1-1 at home with leaders St. Mirren on Friday.
In the PSL, Mohammed Abdul Basit came on in the 63rd minute and scored his side's 2nd goal as Free State Stars lost 2-3 at home to Mpumalanga Black Aces on Saturday. Daniel Agyei was an unused sub.
In the Allsvenskan, David Accam (88 minutes) scored his side's first two goals as Helsingborg beat Mjällby 3-1 at home on Sunday.
Daniel Amartey played the first 32 minutes as Djurgården beat Brommapojkarna 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Nasiru Mohammed played the first 45 minutes as BK Hacken drew 2-2 at home with Ebenezer Ofori's (84 minutes) AIK on Sunday.
In the Superettan, Benjamin Fadi played 75 minutes as Värnamo beat Öster 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Super League, Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom was replaced by Ishmael Yartey in the 82nd minute as FC Sion beat Aarau 2-0 at home on Saturday.
Samuel Afum played 75 minutes as Young Boys went away to beat Lausanne Sport 1-0 on Sunday.
In the Super Lig, Jerry Akaminko played the entire game as Eskişehirspor lost 0-1 at home to Kayseri Erciyesspor on Sunday.
In the 1Lig, Emmanuel Banahene played the entire game as Şanlıurfaspor drew 1-1 away with Mersin İdmanyurdu on Sunday.
Shaibu Yakubu played the first 45 minutes as 9-man 1461 Trabzon lost 1-2 away to leaders İstanbul BB on Sunday.
United Arab Emirates
In the Arabian Gulf League, Asamoah Gyan grabbed a late brace as Al Ain went away to beat Al Sharjah 3-1 on Sunday.
United States of America
In the MLS, Dominic Oduro came on in the 68th minute as Columbus Crew drew 1-1 at home with New York Red Bulls on Sunday.
Gershon Koffie played the entire game as Vancouver Whitecaps drew 2-2 away with Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
Khalif Alhassan played 76 minutes as Portland Timbers drew 1-1 away with Houston Dynamo on Sunday.