Ghanaian Players Abroad – 19-21 September, 2014: Nasiru nets hat-trick in Sweden as Antwi continues fine form in Egypt
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
This was another eventful weekend for Ghanaians around the world. Goals galore as BK Hacken's Nasiru Mohammed, who is seen as Abdul Majeed Waris' replacement at the club, grabbed his first ever professional hat-trick. John Antwi, who was Egypt's top scorer last season, continues with his fine scoring form scoring his second goal of the season with two games played.
It's also nice to see Anthony Annan back in consistent action.
Enjoy, your comprehensive round-up.
In the EPL, Jeffery Schlupp came on in the 85th minute as Leicester City recorded a historic 5-3 comeback win over Manchester United at home on Sunday.
In the Championship, Albert Adomah (90 mins) scored his side's second goal as Middlesbrough walloped Brentford 4-0 at home on Saturday.
In the Serie A, Sulley Muntari played the entire game as AC Milan lost 0-1 at home to Kwadwo Asamoah's (90 mins) Juventus on Saturday. Muntari and Asamoah were both shown yellow cards in the 84th and 91st minutes respectively. Michael Essien did not make the team sheet for AC Milan.
Isaac Cofie came on in the 69th minute and provided the assist for his side's only goal as Chievo Verona lost 2-3 at home to Afriyie Acquah's (90 mins) Parma on Sunday.
Raman Chibsah came on in the 88th minute as Sassoulo drew 0-0 at home with Sampdoria on Sunday.
Richmond Boakye Yiadom played the entire game as Atalanta lost 0-1 at home to Fiorentina on Sunday.
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu played the entire game as Udinese beat Napoli 1-0 at home on Sunday.
In the Serie B, Amidu Salifu played the entire game as Modena went away and drew 0-0 with Catania on Saturday. He earned a 59th-minute yellow card.
In the Ligue 1, Jonathan Mensah played the entire game as Evian TG went away and lost 1-2 to Bordeaux on Friday.
Andre Ayew played the entire game and helped Olympique Marseille to a 3-0 home win over Rennes, to ensure their rise to the top of the Ligue 1 table on Saturday.
Jordan Ayew played 62 minutes as Lorient lost 0-1 at home to Reims on Saturday.
In the Ligue 2, Dennis Appiah played the entire game as Caen drew 3-3 away with Toulouse on Saturday. He earned a 32nd-minute yellow card.
In the Bundesliga, Kevin-Prince Boateng was shown a red card in the 61st minute (2nd yellow) as Schalke 04 drew 2-2 at home with Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Abdul Baba Rahman played the entire game as Augsburg beat Werder Bremen 4-2 at home on Saturday.
In the La Liga, Thomas Teye Partey played the entire game as Almería went away to beat Real Sociedad 2-1 on Sunday. He earned a 73rd-minute yellow card.
In the Eredivisie, Shadrach Eghan came on in the 80th minute as FC Twente went away to beat bottom side Heracles 4-1 on Sunday.
In the Pro League, Bennard Yao Kumordzi played 66 minutes as Genk went away to beat Mouscron-Péruwelz 2-1 on Saturday. He was yellow-carded in the 63rd minute.
Frank Acheampong came on in the 70th minute as leaders Anderlecht hosted and beat Cercle Brugge 3-2 on Saturday.
Nana Asare played the entire game as Gent went away to beat KV Oostende 3-1 on Saturday. He earned a 10th-minute yellow card.
David Addy played the entire game as Waasland-Beveren lost 0-2 at home to Standard Liège on Sunday.
In the Superliga,
In the Premier League, John Antwi scored his side's first goal as Ismaily came back to draw 2-2 at home with Misr Lel Makasa on Sunday.
In the Super League, Abdul Aziz Tetteh came on in the 68th minute as Platanias lost 2-3 at home to Panathinaikos on Sunday.
In the Veikkausliiga, Gideon Baah (90 mins) and Anthony Annan (on in the 64th min) both helped their side, HJK Helsinki, to a 5-1 demolition of Mariehamn at home on Sunday.
In the Eliteserien, Adam Larsen Kwarasey kept a clean sheet, Bismark Adjei-Boateng and Mohammed Abu both played the entire game, Divine Naa came on in the 87th minute as Strømsgodset went away and thrashed Bodø / Glimt 4-0 on Saturday.
Ernest Asante played 89 minutes as Start went away to beat Viking 1-0 on Sunday. He earned an 86th-minute yellow card.
Mahatma Otoo scored his side's consolation goal as Sogndal went away and lost 1-3 to Sarpsborg 08 on Sunday. His 8th goal of the season.
In the Primeira Liga, Bernard Mensah played 80 minutes as Vitória Guimarães drew 1-1 at home with Paços de Ferreira on Friday.
Alhassan Wakaso played the first 45 minutes, Emmanuel Okyere Boateng came on in the 62nd minute as Rio Ave lost 1-2 at home to Arouca on Sunday.
In the Liga I, Sulley Muniru played the entire game as leaders CFR Cluj went away to beat Oţelul Galati 1-0 on Saturday.
Sadat Bukari (90 mins) scored his side's winning goal as Astra Ploiesti beat Pandurii Târgu Jiu 2-1 at home on Sunday. He earned an 89th-minute yellow card. Seidu Yahaya was an unused sub for the hosts.
In the Premier League, Emmanuel Frimpong came on to play the final 45 minutes as Ufa lost 0-1 at home to Ural on Saturday.
Rabiu Mohammed played the entire game as Kuban' Krasnodar came back to beat Rubin Kazan' 2-1 at home on Saturday.
In the Premiership, Abdul Osman played the entire game as Partick Thistle lost 1-2 at home to St. Mirren on Friday.
In the Allsvenskan, Nasiru Mohammed scored a hat-trick (his first ever) as BK Häcken went away to beat bottom Brommapojkarna 5-1 on Saturday. Richard Donkor was an unused sub for the visitors.
Godsway Donyoh came on in the 58th minute and scored his side's only goal as Falkenberg lost 1-3 at home to Örebro on Saturday.
Kwame Bonsu played 84 minutes as 10-man Mjällby beat Elfsborg 1-0 at home on Sunday.
Ibrahim Moro (90 mins) and Ebenezer Ofori (63 mins) played as AIK lost 0-1 at home to King Osei Gyan's (90 mins) Halmstad on Sunday.
Enock Kofi Adu played the entire game as leaders Malmö FF drew 1-1 at home with Ema Boateng's (on in the 68th min) Helsingborg on Sunday.
In the Superettan, Reuben Ayarna played the entire game as GAIS hosted and beat Landskrona 3-1 on Saturday. Karim Sadat was unused for the visitors.
Zakaria Abdullai played the entire game as Husqvarna drew 1-1 away with bottom Assyriska on Sunday.
Benjamin Fadi played the entire game as Värnamo lost 1-2 away at GIF Sundsvall on Sunday.
United Arab Emirates
Asamoah Gyan (90 mins) scored the first goal as Al Ain hosted and beat Al Wasl 2-0 at home on Saturday.
United States of America
In the MLS, Samuel Inkoom made his debut, playing the first 45 minutes as DC United drew 3-3 away at Patrick Nyarko's (on in the 63rd minute) Chicago Fire on Sunday.
Dominic Oduro came on in the 72nd minute as Toronto FC beat Chivas USA 3-0 at home on Sunday.