Ghanaian Players Abroad – 9-11 May, 2014: Gyan can't stop; Jordan keeps Sochaux afloat...again; Otoo on target
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Many Ghanaians were on the scoresheet this weekend. Asamoah Gyan can't stop scoring. He grabbed his 101st goal since moving to the UAE, 29 goals in 26 league games this season and his 6th converted penalty.
Jordan Ayew's goal gave hope for Sochaux as they fight the drop. Agyemang-Badu's late goal earned his side a point. Mubarak Wakaso was on target, Mahatma Otoo...and the list goes on.
Here are all the scorers: Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Mubarak Wakaso, Mohammed Abdul Basit (2), Mahatma Otoo, Enock Kofi Adu, Seidu Yahaya, Ishmael Yartey and Patrick Nyarko.
And here is your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
In the Serie A, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (on in the 87th min) scored a 91st-minute equaliser as Udinese drew 2-2 away with Hellas Verona on Saturday.
Sulley Muntari played 76 minutes as AC Milan lost 1-2 away at Atalanta on Sunday.
Alfred Duncan played 62 minutes as relegated Livorno lost 0-1 at home to Fiorentina on Sunday.
Afriyie Acquah played the entire game as Parma drew 1-1 away at Torino on Sunday. 89th-minute yellow card.
Kwadwo Asamoah played the entire game as Juventus went away to beat Roma 1-0 on Sunday.
In the Serie B, Amidu Salifu played the first 45 minutes as Modena beat Novara 3-1 at home on Saturday.
Masahudu Alhassan played the entire game as Latina beat Ternana 2-0 at home on Saturday.
In the Bundesliga, Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game as Schalke 04 hosted and beat Nürnberg 4-1 on Saturday. Anthony Annan was unused for the hosts.
Karim Bellarabi played the entire game as bottom Eintracht Braunschweiger lost 1-3 away at Hoffenheim on Saturday.
In the 2 Bundesliga, Abdul Baba Rahman came on in the 84th minute as Greuther Fürth hosted and beat Sandhausen 2-0 on Sunday.
In the 3Liga, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh played the entire game as MSV Duisburg lost 0-1 at home to Preußen Münster on Saturday.
In the Ligue 1, Andre Ayew played the entire game as Marseille drew 1-1 away with Bordeaux on Saturday.
Jonathan Mensah came on in the 62nd minute as Evian TG hosted and beat Nice 2-0 on Saturday.
John Boye played the entire game, Jordan Ayew scored Sochaux's opener as Rennes lost 1-2 at home on Saturday and Sochaux keep their survival hopes alive. Ayew was shown a 52nd-min yellow card.
Abdul Majeed Waris played the entire game as relegated Valenciennes lost 1-2 at home to Monaco on Saturday.
In the Ligue 2, Dennis Appiah played the entire game as Caen lost 1-3 at home to Tours on Friday.
In the La Liga, Richmond Boakye Yiadom came on in the 78th minute as Elche drew 0-0 at home with Barcelona on Sunday.
In the Eredivisie, Vitesse Player of the Year Christian Atsu played the entire game as Vitesse Arnhem lost 1-4 at home to Groningen on Saturday.
In the Pro League, Daniel Opare played the entire game as Standard Liège lost 0-1 at home to Club Brugge on Sunday.
Frank Acheampong came on in the 82nd minute as Anderlecht hosted and beat Genk 4-0 at home on Sunday.
In the Czech Liga, Francis Narh played 60 minutes as Baník Ostrava beat Vysočina Jihlava 3-1 at home on Saturday. He earned 52nd-minute yellow card.
In the Superliga, Francis Dickoh played the entire game as Midtjylland lost 2-3 at home to 10-man København on Sunday.
In the Eliteserien, Mahatma Otoo scored the equaliser as Sogndal beat IK Start 2-1 at home on Sunday. Ernest Asante came on in the 78th minute for Start.
Enock Kofi Adu scored the second goal (penalty) as Stabæk beat Sarpsborg 08 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Adam Kwarasey conceded twice, Mohammed Abu played the entire game as Strømsgodset drew 2-2 away with Molde on Sunday.
Republic of Ireland
In the Premier Division, Prince Agyemang played the entire game as Limerick lost 0-1 away at Bray Wanderers on Friday. Ali Abbas (GK) was on the bench.
In the Liga I, Seidu Yahaya scored the winner, Sadat Bukari played the entire game as Astra Giurgiu went away to beat Botoşani 2-0 on Sunday.
In the Premier League, Mubarak Wakaso scored his side's opener as Rubin Kazan' went away to beat Krylya Sovetov 4-0 on Saturday.
Rabiu Mohammed came on in the 62nd minute as Kuban' Krasnodar lost 1-2 away at Ural on Saturday.
In the PSL, Mohammed Abdul Basit (on in the 46th minute) scored his side's first two goals as Free State Stars went away to beat Moroka Swallows 3-0 on Saturday. Daniel Agyei was on the bench.
John Arwuah played the entire game as AmaZulu lost 0-3 away at Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday.
Yakubu Mohammed came on in the 87th minute as Maritzburg United drew 1-1 at home with title winners Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday. Rashid Sumaila did not take part in the game.
Edwin Gyimah played the entire game as SuperSport United beat Polokwane City 4-2 at home on Saturday.
In the Allsvenskan, Ibrahim Moro played the entire game as AIK beat Mjällby 2-1 at home on Sunday. Ebenezer Ofori was unused for the hosts.
Sam Mensah played the first 45 minutes as Örebro lost 1-2 away at IFK Göteborg on Sunday.
In the Super League, Ishmael Yartey replaced Ebenezer Assifuah-Inkoom in the 61st minute as scored the winning goal as Sion beat Thun 3-1 at home on Sunday.
In the Super Lig, Jerry Akaminko played the entire game as Eskişehirspor gave up the lead to draw 1-1 away with Gaziantepspor on Sunday.
United Arab Emirates
In the Arabian Gulf League, Asamoah Gyan's 90+5th-minute goal (from the penalty spot) clinched the win for Al Ain who went away to Al Wasl on Friday. 101 goals and counting...
United States of America
In the MLS, Patrick Nyarko (68 minutes) scored the winning goal as Chicago Fire went away to beat New York Red Bulls 5-4 on Sunday.
Gershon Koffie played the entire game as Vanvouver Whitecaps went away to beat Columbus Crew 1-0 on Sunday. Dominic Oduro was unused for the hosts.