Ghanaian Players Abroad – WEEKDAY WRAP – 3-6 November, 2014: Asamoah, Adu, Acheampong in Champions League action; Baah scores in Europa
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Another week of action which saw Ghanaians see some playtime. Kwadwo Asamoah helped Juventus to a win in the UEFA Champions League. Enock Kofi Adu and his side, Swedish Champions, Malmö FF lost while Frank Acheampong’s Anderlecht drew.
Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
Monday, November 3.
Sulley Muniru came on in the 74th minute as CFR Cluj lost 1-2 at home to Brasov.
Emmanuel Frimpong played 88 minutes as 10-man Ufa lost 0-1 away at Terek Grozny. He was yellow-carded in the 79th minute.
Tuesdays, November 4.
Albert Adomah played 49 minutes as Middlesbrough hosted and beat Norwich City 4-0.
Enock Kofi Adu played the entire game as Swedish Champions Malmö FF lost 0-2 at home to Atlético Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.
Kwadwo Asamoah played 88 minutes as Juventus beat Olympiakos Piraeus 3-1 at home in the UEFA Champions League.
Frank Acheampong played the entire game as Anderlecht went away to draw 3-3 with Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League.
Wednesday, November 5.
Kevin-Prince Boateng came on in the 65th minute as Schalke 04 went away and lost 2-4 to Sporting CP in the UEFA Champions League.
John Paintsil and Mohammed Awal both played the entire game, Mohammed Anas came on in the 60th minute as Maritzburg United played a 0-0 home draw with Bloemfontein Celtic. Paintsil was yellow-carded in the 13th minute.
Thursday, November 6.
Gideon Baah (90 mins) scored the first goal, Anthony Annan played the entire game as HJK Helsinki hosted and beat Torio 2-1 in the Europa Cup. Annan was yellow-carded in the 95th minute.
Daniel Amartey played the first 45 minutes as FC København lost 0-4 at home to Club Brugge in the Europa Cup.
Sadat Bukari played the entire game, Seidu Yahaya played 81 minutes as Astra drew 1-1 at home with Mubarak Wakaso's (81 mins) Celtic in the Europa Cup. Bukari was yellow carded in the 91st minute, Yahaya in the 66th minute.
Samuel Afum came on in the 68th minute as Young Boys went away and lost 0-3 to Napoli in the Europa Cup.
Alhassan Wakaso played the entire game as Rio Ave drew 2-2 at home with Steaua Bucuresti in the Europa Cup. He was yellow-carded 41st minute. Emmanuel Okyere Boateng was an unused sub for the hosts.
Abdul Majeed Waris scored his first ever goal for Trabzonspor as they went away to draw 1-1 with Lokeren in the Europa Cup.
John Antwi was a two-goal hero as Ismaily beat Wadi Degla 2-1 at home.