Ghanaian Players Abroad – WEEKDAY WRAP – 29 September – 2 October, 2014: Antwi just can’t stop, Accam on target, Gyan’s red
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Another eventful week for Ghanaians. Some in the Champions League and the Europa League. David Accam grabbed his 17th league goal of the season. And John Antwi scored another winner in Egypt. He just can’t stop!
However, it was also a week for firsts. Well…not so good ‘firsts’. Asamoah Gyan also saw his 1st red card in an Al Ain shirt after a wild tackle in their AFC Champions League clash. Afriyie Acquah also received his marching orders for the first time in a Parma shirt.
All the juicy details in here. Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
Monday, September 29.
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu played the entire game as Udinese hosted and beat Afriyie Acquah's Parma 4-2. Acquah was shown a second yellow card in the 77th minute.
Sulley Muniru played the first 45 minutes as CFR Cluj beat Universitatea Cluj 1-0 at home.
David Accam (90 mins) opened the scoring as Helsingborg went away to beat Mohammed Abubakari's (90 mins) Åtvidaberg 2-1.
Zakaria Abdullai played the entire game as bottom Husqvarna lost 1-2 away at GIF Sundsvall.
Benjamin Fadi played the entire game as his Värnamo were thrashed 1-4 by leaders Ljungskile in their own backyard.
Tuesday, September 30.
Kevin-Prince Boateng played 79 minutes as Schalke 04 drew 1-1 at home with Maribor in the UEFA Champions League. Boateng was shown a 71st-minute yellow card.
Asamoah Gyan was shown a 70th-minute straight red card, after a wild two-footed challenge, as Al Ain won 2-1 at home but were beaten 2-4 on aggregate by Al Hilal, and lost out on the final of the AFC Champions League.
Reuben Ayarna played the entire game as GAIS lost 0-1 at home to Degerfors.
Wednesday, October 1.
Enock Kofi Adu played the entire game as Malmö FF beat Olympiakos Piraeus 2-0 at home in the UEFA Champions League. He was shown a 69th-minute yellow card.
Frank Acheampong came on in the 73rd minute as Anderlecht were walloped 3-0 at home by Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League.
John Antwi scored the winner as Ismaily hosted and beat Petrojet 2-1.
Thursday, October 2.
Samuel Afum came on in the 69th minute as Young Boys lost 1-3 away to Sparta Praha in the Europa League.
Emmanuel Okyere Boateng played 74 minutes as Rio Ave lost 0-1 away at Aalborg BK in the Europa League.
Abdul Majeed Waris played the entire game as Trabzonspor lost 0-1 at home to Legia Warszawa in the Europa League.
Gideon Baah and Anthony Annan both played the entire game as HJK Helsinki lost 0-3 at home to Club Brugge in the Europa League.
Daniel Amartey played the entire game as FC København lost 0-1 away to Torino in the Europa League.
Sadat Bukari played the entire game as Astra lost 1-2 at home to Salzburg in the Europa League. Seidu Yahaya was an unused sub for the hosts.
Mubarak Wakaso played 78 minutes as Celtic beat Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 at home in the Europa League.