Ghanaian Players Abroad – WEEKDAY WRAP - 15-18 September, 2014: Wakaso scores in Europa debut, Antwi picks up scoring in Egypt
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
It has been an eventful week for Ghanaians, especially in Europe. Mubarak Wakaso had a memorable European debut for his new side, Celtic, with John Antwi picking up his scoring form in Egypt. Kwadwo Asamoah was also influential in Juventus' UEFA Champions League clash.
Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
Monday, September 15.
Razak Nuhu played the entire game as Anorthosis beat AEK Larnaca 2-1 at home.
Rabiu Mohammed played the entire game as Kuban' Krasnodar drew 0-0 away with Terek Grozny. 31st-minute yellow card.
David Accam (90 mins) grabbed a brace and won the game for Helsingborg who hosted and beat Ebenezer Ofori (90 mins) and Ibrahim Moro's (90 mins) AIK 3-1.
Sadat Karim came on in the 82nd minute as Landskrona lost 0-1 at home to Östersunds FK.
Reuben Ayarna played the entire game as GAIS went away to beat Sirius 1-0.
Tuesday, September 16.
Albert Adomah played the entire game and provided the assist for the winner as Middlesbrough went away to beat Cardiff City 1-0.
Kwadwo Asamoah (90 mins) provided the assist for the first goal as Juventus hosted and beat FC Malmo 2-0 at home in the UEFA Champions League.
Frank Acheampong played the entire game as Anderlecht drew 1-1 away with Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League. Earned a 64th-minute yellow card.
Asamoah Gyan played the entire game as Al Ain lost the first leg of their AFC Champions League semi-final clash with Al Hilal by 3-0.
John Antwi scored the second goal before Ismaily gave up their lead to draw 2-2 away with Al Masry.
Wednesday, September 17.
Kevin-Prince Boateng played the entire game as Schalke 04 drew 1-1 away with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League. Earned a 26th-minute yellow card.
Thursday, September 18.
Daniel Amartey played the entire game as FC København beat Anthony Annan's (90 mins) HJK Helsinki 2-0 at home in the Europa League. Annan was yellow-carded in the 33rd minute Gideon Baah was an unused sub.
Mubarak Wakaso scored the first goal, in his Europa League debut, as Celtic went away and drew 2-2 with Red Bull Salzburg.
Seidu Yahaya (74 mins) and Sadat Bukari (on in the 65th min) both played in Astra Ploiesti's humiliating 1-5 away loss to Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League.
Samuel Afum played 70 minutes as Young Boys started their Europa League outing with a resounding 5-0 home win over Slovan Bratislava.
Emmanuel Okyere Boateng played the entire game as Rio Ave were beaten 0-3 at home by Dynamo Kyiv in the Europa League.
Abdul Majeed Waris played 82 minutes as Trabzonspor went away to beat Metalist in the Europa League.