Ghanaian Players Abroad – WEEKDAY WRAP – 16-18 December, 2014: Acheampong and Gyan score for their teams
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
This week was one which saw a number of Ghanaians in action. A week which saw both Frank Acheampong and Asamoah Gyan open the scoring for their teams. Interesting to note that John Paintsil is still active in the South African League.
Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
Tuesday, December 16
Abdul Baba Rahman played the entire game as Augsburg lost 0-2 away at Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga.
John Paintsil played the entire game, Mohammed Awal played 57 minutes as Maritzburg United lost 1-2 at home to Mamelodi Sundowns in the PSL.
Wednesday, December 17
Frank Acheampong opened the scoring as Anderlecht thrashed Zulte-Waregem 3-0 in the Belgium Cup. He was shown a 32nd-minute yellow card.
Abdul Aziz Tetteh played the entire game as Platanias lost 0-1 away at Panaitolikos in the Greek Super League.
Eric Wuadom Warden played 70 minutes as Iraklis Psachna drew 1-1 at home with Chania in the Greek Football League.
Thursday, December 18
Godfred Donsah came on in the 46th minute as Cagliari lost 1-3 at home to Serie A leaders Juventus.
Afriyie Acquah played the entire game as rock-bottom Parma lost 0-2 away at Napoli.
Asamoah Gyan opened the scoring as Al Ain went on to beat Al Sharjah 4-1 at home. Al Ain, who have a game in hand, lead the Arabian Gulf League.