Ghanaian Players Abroad – 2-4 May, 2014: Jordan keeps Sochaux afloat; Rabiu scores first goal; Assifuah also on target
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Jordan Ayew came through for Sochaux, scoring the winner to delay any chance of relegation. In Russia, Rabiu Mohammed scored his first ever goal for his new side. Kwadwo Asamoah also won his second Serie A league title in a row, even though Juventus are yet to play.
Ghanaian players who were on the score sheet this weekend: Jordan Ayew, Kwesi Appiah, Rabiu Mohammed, Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom, and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu.
In the Championship, Albert Adomah played the first 45 minutes of Middlesbrough's last game of the season as they went away to beat Yeovil Town 4-1 on Saturday.
In the League Two, Kwesi Appiah (90 mins) scored AFC Wimbledon's second goal but they lost 2-3 away to Accrington Stanley on Saturday.
In the Serie A, Sulley Muntari came on in the 72nd minute as AC Milan beat Internazionale Milan 1-0 at home in the city derby on Sunday. Michael Essien was an unused sub.
Isaac Cofie came on in the 17th minute as Genoa drew 0-0 at home with Bologna on Sunday.
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu scored his side's second as Udinese beat Alfred Duncan's (77 mins) relegation-threatened Livorno 5-3 on Sunday.
Afriyie Acquah played the entire game as Parma hosted and beat Sampdoria 2-0 on Sunday.
In the Serie B, Amidu Salifu played the entire game as Modena went away to beat Siena 3-1 on Saturday.
In the Bundesliga, Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game as 10-man Schalke 04 went away to beat Freiburg 2-0 on Saturday.
Karim Bellarabi played 88 minutes as Eintracht Braunschweiger lost 0-1 at home to Augsburg on Saturday.
In the 2 Bundesliga, Abdul Baba Rahman came on in the 76th minute as Greuther Fürth went away and thrashed bottom Energie Cottbus 6-0 on Sunday.
In the 3Liga, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh played the entire game as MSV Duisburg lost 1-4 away to Unterhaching on Saturday.
In the Ligue 1, Andre Ayew played the entire game as Olympique Marseille beat Olympique Lyonnais 4-2 at home on Sunday.
Jonathan Mensah came on in the 77th minute as Evian TG lost 0-1 to Reims on Sunday.
Jordan Ayew (81 minutes) scored the winner as Sochaux hosted and beat Nice 2-0 on Sunday.
Abdul Majeed Waris played the entire game as Valenciennes lost 0-1 at home to Bordeaux on Sunday.
In the La Liga, Richmond Boakye Yiadom played 52 minutes as 9-man Elche went away to beat Málaga 1-0 on Saturday.
In the Eredivisie, Vitesse Player of the Year Christian Atsu played the entire game as his side lost 1-2 away at Utrecht on Saturday.
Kwame Quansah played the first 45 minutes as Heracles were beaten 1-4 away at Groningen on Saturday.
In the Pro League, in feisty a game that saw 4 red cards, Daniel Opare helped 10-man Standard Liège to a 4-1 home win against Zulte-Waregem on Friday.
Bennard Yao Kumordzi played the entire game as Genk lost 1-2 at home to Lokeren on Saturday. 71st-minute yellow.
Nana Kwesi Asare played the entire game as Gent hosted and beat Lierse 4-0 on Saturday.
Abdul Yakinu Iddi came on in the 82nd minute as Mechelen beat Cercle Brugge 2-0 at home on Saturday.
Frank Acheampong came on in the 82nd minute as Anderlecht went away to beat Club Brugge on Sunday.
In the Superliga, Francis Dickoh played the entire game as leaders Midtjylland beat Vestsjælland 3-1 at home on Sunday.
In the Veikkausliiga, Gideon Baah played the entire game as HJK Helsinki went away to beat VPS 2-0 on Sunday.
In the Eliteserien, Adam Kwarasey kept a clean sheet, Mohammed Abu played the entire game as Strømsgodset beat Bodø / Glimt 2-0 at home on Sunday.
Mahatma Otoo played the entire game as Sogndal lost 0-2 away to Lillestrøm on Sunday.
Ernest Asante played 89 minutes as Start drew 1-1 at home with Brann on Sunday.
In the Primeira Liga, Barnes Osei came on in the 89th minute as bottom Paços de Ferreira drew 0-0 away with Rio Ave on Sunday.
David Addy came on in the 72nd minute as Vitória Guimarães drew 0-0 away with Académica on Sunday.
Republic of Ireland
In the Premier Division, Prince Agyemang played 71 minutes as Limerick drew 1-1 away with Shamrock Rovers on Friday.
In the Liga I, Seidu Yahaya played the entire game as Astra Giurgiu drew 0-0 away with Gaz Metan Mediaş on Friday.
In the Premier League, Rabiu Mohammed scored his first goal for Kuban' Krasnodar, grabbing the winner in a 4-0 home win over Krylya Sovetov on Saturday.
Mohammed Awal (90 mins) and Frank Sarfo-Gyamfi (60 mins) both missed out on the Cup Final as Maritzburg United lost 1-2 at home to Orlando Pirates on Saturday.
In the Allsvenskan, Kwame Bonsu played 59 minutes as Mjällby beat King Osei Gyan's (90 mins) Halmstad 2-1 at home on Saturday.
Mohammed Abubakari played the entire game as Åtvidaberg drew 1-1 at home with Yussif Chibsah's (on in the 78th minute) Djurgården on Sunday.
Samuel Mensah came on in the 60th minute as Örebro lost 0-2 away at Kalmar on Sunday.
In the Superettan, Benjamin Fadi played the entire game as Värnamo drew 2-2 away with Hammarby on Sunday.
In the Super League, Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom (57 mins) scored the winner, Ishmael Yartey came on in the 78th minute as FC Sion went away to beat Luzern 1-0 on Saturday.
Samuel Afum played the first 42 minutes as 9-man Young Boys were thrashed 0-5 away at Grasshopper on Sunday.
In the Ligue 1, Harrison Afful played in Esperance de Tunis' 1-0 home win over Monastir, to win their 26th League title on Sunday.
In the 1Lig, Emmanuel Banahane played the first 45 minutes as Şanlıurfaspor lost 3-4 at home to Orduspor on Sunday.
United States of America
In the MLS, Gershon Koffie played the entire game as Vancouver Whitecaps beat SJ Earthquakes 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Patrick Nyarko played 62 minutes as Chicago Fire lost 2-3 at home to Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
Khalif Alhassan came on in the 69th minute as Portland Timbers beat DC United 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Dominic Oduro came on in the 46th minute as Columbus Crew lost 0-2 away at Sporting KC.