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Performance of Ghanaian players abroad: Partey, Gadze, Ampomah score - Twumasi wins title, Ocansey injured


Thomas Partey is soaring high in the Spanish LaLiga as his dramatic late strike saved Atletico Madrid blushes against Deportivo La Coruna while Patrick Twumasi wins fourth consecutive league title in Kazakhstan.

Daniel Amartey continues to struggle with game time at Leicester City in the English Premier League despite change of coach.

And Richard Gadze also keeps hoisting the Ghana flag high in Azerbaijan with another match winning goal for Zira.

Reuben Obodai has a lowdown on how Ghanaian players fared across the globe over the weekend.

ENGLAND


Andre Ayew registered an assist for West Ham United in their 4-1 home loss to the free-scoring Liverpool side, which piled more misery for under-fire manager Slaven Bilic.

Collins Quaner was an unused substitute for Huddersfield Town in their 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Daniel Amartey warmed the bench for Leicester City as they held Stoke City to a 2-2 draw at the Britannia Stadium.

Christian Atsu lasted 82 minutes for Newcastle United in their 1-0 home loss to Bournemouth.

Jordan Ayew was lively for Swansea City but they were pipped 1-0 by Brighton Albion at the Liberty Stadium. He was taken off in the 79th minute of the game.

In the Championship, Albert Adomah played full throttle for Aston Villa as they were beaten 2-1 at home by Sheffield Wednesday. The match was overshadowed by the injury to former Chelsea captain, John Terry.

Dennis Odoi played full action for Fulham in their 2-0 away defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers. Meanwhile,

Phil Ofosu-Ayeh missed the game as a result of injury.

Andy Yiadom kept his place in Barnsley starting lineup as they recorded a 2-0 home victory over Birmingham City.

Caleb Ekuban missed Leeds United 3-1 away loss to Brentford through injury.

Joe Dodoo and Tarique Fosu were instrumental for Charlton Athletic in their 3-1 win over Truro in the preliminary rounds of the FA Cup.

Hiram Boateng played full action for Exeter City in their 3-1 win over Heybridge in the preliminary rounds of the FA Cup.

Harold Odametey was an unused substitute for Maidenhead as they were knocked 2-0 by Coventry City in the FA Cup preliminary rounds.

Former Chelsea defender Nana Ofori-Twumasi picked a booking for Maidstone in their 4-2 win over Cheltenham in the FA Cup preliminary rounds.

Kwesi Appiah missed AFC Wimbledon 1-0 win over Lincoln City in the FA Cup preliminary rounds through injury.

Koby Arthur lasted 80 minutes for Macclesfield in their 1-0 defeat at Forest Green Rovers in the FA Cup preliminary rounds.

SPAIN

Thomas Partey was the hero for Atletico Madrid as his dramatic late strike defeated Deportivo La Coruna 1-0 at the Estadio Raizor.

Emmanuel Boateng made a cameo appearance for UD Levante in their 2-1 home loss to Girona.

Black Stars returnee Mubarak Wakaso was named man-of-the-match for Deportivo Alaves in their 1-0 win over Espanyol.

In the Segunda Division, Owusu Kwabena made a cameo appearance for Real Oviedo in their 3-2 victory over Lugo. On loan Manchester City midfielder Yaw Yeboah was an unused substitute for Oviedo.

ITALY

Kwadwo Asamoah was an unused substitute for Juventus in their slim 2-1 win over Benevento Calcio. Rahman Chibash played full throttle while Bright Gyamfi warmed the bench for the losers.

Afriyie Acquah climbed off the bench to shore the defence for Torino in their 1-1 draw with Inter Milan.

Alfred Duncan missed Sassuolo 2-0 loss to AC Milan through injury.

Godfred Donsah lasted 73 minutes for Bologna in their 3-2 home loss to Crotone. It was Bologna’s fourth consecutive defeats in the league.

Isaac Cofie warmed the bench on his return from a long layoff as his Genoa side lost 2-0 to Sampdoria at the Stade Luigi Ferraris.

In the Serie B, Bright Addae warmed the bench for Ascoli in their 4-2 defeat at Carpi.

Emmanuel Besea replaced the injured Paolo Sammarco in the 34th minute as Frosinone beat Parma 2-1.

Defender Isaac Donkor suffered an injury in the 19th minute of Cesena 2-2 draw with Virtus Entella.

Ghanaian duo Patrick Asmah and Moses Odjer warmed the bench for Salernitana in their 2-2 draw with

FRANCE

Enock Kwarteng was again missing for Nantes in their 2-1 home win over Toulouse through injury.

Abdul Majeed Waris lasted 87 minutes for Lorient in their 1-1 draw at Paris FC.

Despite earning yet another Black Stars call-up, goalkeeper Lawrence Ati Zigi again warmed the bench for Sochaux Montbiliard in their 3-3 stalemate with Orleans.

GERMANY

Ebenezer Ofori warmed the bench for VfL Stuttgart in their 3-1 defeat at Hamburg SV.

Austrian-born of Ghanaian descent Kelvin Danso rescued a point for Augsburg in their 1-1 draw with Leverkusen. Daniel Opare meanwhile, picked a booking but lasted full period for Augsburg.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt was an unused substitute for Bayern Munich in their 3-1 win against arch rivals Borussia Dortmund in the Die Klassikar on Saturday.

Kevin-Prince Boateng miraculously returned from injury to play full throttle for Eintracht Frankfurt in their 2-1 win over Werder Bremen.

Defender Joseph Baffo missed Eintracht Brauschweig 2-2 home draw with Darmstadt through injury. Steffen Nkansah also missed the match day squad for Brauschweig.

Marcel Appiah excelled at the heart of defence for VfL Osnabruck despite losing 3-0 at Paderbon.

AUSTRIA

Samuel Tetteh warmed the bench for Red Bulls Salzburg in their 3-1 win at St. Polten.

Bernard Tekpetey was introduced on the 60th minute mark for Altach in their 4-2 home loss to LASK Linz.

Austrian-born Ghanaian attacker Samuel Oppong picked a booking as substitute for BW Linz in their goalless draw against FAC Wien.

Majeed Ashimeru was introduced in the 56th minute for Austria Lustenau in their 4-2 home loss to Liefering FC. David Atanga enjoyed full throttle for Liefering FC.

Kingsley Boateng played full period for Reid Grodno in their 2-1 away win over Wattens.

AZERBAIJAN

Richard Gadze helped Zira leapfrog Gabala into second position on the log with his lone strike against Neftci Baku.

BELGIUM

Nana Akwesi Asare captained KAA Gent in their 1-0 victory over Standard Liege on Friday.

Dennis Appiah made a cameo appearance for Anderlecht in their goalless draw game against Club Brugge. Emmanuel Nii Adjei Sowah missed the game for Anderlecht through injury

William Owusu Acheampong lasted full minutes for Royal Antwerp in their 3-1 home lost to Sporting Charleroi.

Midfielder Samuel Asamoah scored while on-loan Club Brugge attacker Elton Acolatse for Sint Truiden in their 4-4 goal-fest against KAS Eupen. Eric Ocansey suffered an injury and was substituted with just 30 minutes on the clock while goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen warmed the bench for Eupen.

Joseph Aidoo was once again a pillar at the back for KRC Genk in their 0-0 draw with Lokeren.

Bernard Kumordzi missed the match day squad for Kortrijk 2-0 loss against KV Mechelen.

Black Stars newbie Nana Opoku Ampomah was on target for Waasland-Beveren in their 2-0 win over Mouscron.

Osah Bernardinho Tetteh once again warmed the bench for Westerlo in their 3-1 loss at Cercle Brugge KSV.

BELARUS

Joel Fameyeh registered a goal for Dinamo Brest in their 2-0 win against Neman Grodno. However, Saliw Babawo was unused substitute for Brest.

Dickson Afoakwa climbed off the bench to help FC Gomel defeat Krumkachy 1-0. Evans Edomanko did not make the match day squad for the victors.

BULGARIA

Francis Narh missed Levski Sofia 1-0 win over Lokomotive Plovdiv through injury.

Madina-born midfielder Ohene Carlos did not make the match day squad for Beroe in their 1-1 home draw with Dunav Ruse.

CHINA

Frank Acheampong picked a booking but lasted 87 minutes for Tianjin Teda in their 1-0 home win over Henan Jianye

CROATIA

Said Ahmed Said missed Hadjuk 3-2 home loss to Rudes through injury.

Midfielder Maxwell Boadu Acosty lasted 64 minutes for Rijeka in their 1-0 loss to Lokomotive Zagreb.

German-born of Ghanaian descent Reagy Ofosu score his second league goal for Istra 1961 in their 4-1 win over HNK Cibalia.

Obeng Regan made a cameo appearance for Inter Zapresic in their 3-1 win against Osijek.

CZECH REPUBLIC


Benjamin Tetteh made  a cameo appearance for Bohemians 1905 in their 1-1 draw with Sigma Olomouc.

DENMARK

Ibrahim Moro marshaled the midfield for Silkeborg in their 2-2 stalemate against AC Horsen. Joseph Mensah missed the action for Horsen through injury..

Kelvin Mensah warmed the bench for Brondby as they pipped Copenhagen by 1-0 on Sunday.

Nana Welbeck was not included in the match day for OB Odense 3-0 home loss to Sonderjyske

Ernest Asante lasted 85 minutes for FC Nordsjaelland as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Lyngby. But there was no sign of Mumin Abdul on the substitute bench while Godsway Donyoh and Collins Tanor missed the game with injuries.

HUNGARY

Joseph Paintsil was at his usual best for Ferencvarosi in their 2-1 win against Debrecen.

INDONESIA

Michael Essien lasted 73 minutes for Persib Bandung in their 1-0 defeat at Persija Jakarta.

KAZAKHSTAN

Patrick Twumasi played a starring role in Astana FC 2-0 home win over FK Akzhayik. The win confirmed Astana as champions of the Kazakh Premier League, which is their fourth in four years.

KOSOVO

Former Dreams FC captain Abdul Bashiru could not help FC Prishtina avoid defeat at Liria.

KUWAIT

Defender Rashid Sumaila did not score this weekend but was impregnable as ever for Al Qadsia in their 5-1 demolishing of Al Tadamon.

KOSOVO


Former Dreams FC captain Abdul Bashiru played 90 minutes action for Prishtina in their 1-0 win against Liria.

LATVIA

Versatile defender Abraham Ashrifie introduced in the 65th minute for Metta/LU in their 1-0 loss at FK Leipaja.

Rashid Obuobi played full throttle for Ventspils in their 3-2 home defeat to Spartaks.

Former Inter Allies striker Sheriff Deo Mohammed made a cameo appearance for Stumbras as they beat Banga 3-0 in the second leg of the relegation playoffs.

MEXICO

Clifford Aboagye missed Atlas FC 2-1 win at Guadalajara Chivas through injury.

NETHERLAND


Defender Derrick Luckassen climbed off the bench to help PSV Eindhoven in their 4-3 victory against FC Twente.

Jonathan Opoku and Thomas Agyepong respectively missed VVV Venlo 0-0 NAC Breda through injuries.

Striker Asumah Abubakar was again missing for Willem II in their 3-2 away loss to AZ Alkmaar.

In the Eerste Divisie, Leroy Owusu picked a booking but completed 90 minutes for Almere City in their 3-2 home win over Jong AZ.

NORWAY

Gilbert Koomson returned from injury to play 90 minutes of action for Sogndal in their 2-0 home defeat to Tromso IL.

Adam Kwarasey was in post as Valeranga were defeated 2-0 by Sandefjord.

Raymond Gyasi was not included in the Stabaek squad that annihilated Odd 5-0.

Edwin Gyasi picked a booking but became a hero as he fired the winning goal for Aalesund in their 2-1 win over Rosenborg BK.

PORTUGAL

Emmanuel Hackman enjoyed full minutes while Lumor Agbenyenu lasted 75 minutes for Portimonense in their 1-1 away draw with Ernest Ohemeng’s Moreirense. Ohemeng did not make the match day squad.

Alhassan Wakaso was an unused substitute for Vitoria Guimaraes in their 3-1 loss to Benfica.

POLAND

Aziz Tetteh was an unused substitute for Lech Poznan in their 3-1 away win over Gornik Zabrez.

SCOTLAND


Prince Buaben was not included in Hearts of Midlothian squad that got spanked 3-1 by Rangers.

SWEDEN

Samuel Mensah lasted 59 minutes for Ostersunds in their goalless draw game against Jonkopings. Frank Arhin warmed the bench while Patrick Kpozo was not included in the squad.

Black Stars newbie Nasiru Mohammed worked his socks off Hacken BK in their 2-1 victory over Malmo FF. Kingsley Sarfo was not included in Malmo’s match day squad while Mohammed Abubakari missed the game for Hacken through suspension.

Sabah Lawson made a cameo appearance for Varbegs in their 3-0 defeat to GAIS. Thomas Boakye meanwhile, missed the game for Varbegs.

Edwin Gyimah missed Helsingborg’s 2-0 home loss to Osters through injury.

Enock Kwakwa played full action for Falkenbergs in their 3-1 home win against Frej. Richard Donkor however, warmed the bench for the victors.

Prosper Kasim was not added to Norrby squad that recorded a 1-0 win at Atvidabergs

SWITZERLAND

Raphael Dwamena was in fantastic form for FC Zurich in their 1-1 draw with FC Sion.

Kasim Nuhu picked a booking for Young Boys but played full throttle as they held giants FC Basel to a 1-1 draw at the St. Jakob Stadium.

In the Challenge League, Kwadwo Duah lasted full minutes for Winterthur in their 1-1 draw against Servette Geneva FC.

SCOTLAND

Prince Buaben was not added to Hearts of Midlothian squad that lost 2-1 to Kilmarnock.

SERBIA


Francis Kyeremeh delivered for Radnik FK in their 1-0 win over FK Vozdovac

Jones Asare was not included in Javor match day squad that lost 2-1 at Borac.

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom  and Abraham Frimpong warmed the bench for Red Stars Belgrade as they walloped Radnicki Ni 4-0.

Samuel Owusu lasted 68 minutes for Cukaricki in their 2-1 win against Vojvodina. Joseph Owusu Bempah was however, missing for Vojvodina through injury.

SLOVENIA

Derick Mensah played full minutes while Abrahim Arafat Mensah made a cameo appearance for Aluminij in their 1-0 loss to Domzale.

Mitch Apau played full throttle while Issah Abass returned from a long layoff to play the second half for NK Olimpija Ljubljana in their 1-0 win against Ankaran Hrvantini. Kingsley Boateng, meanwhile, warmed the bench for the victors.

SLOVAKIA

Since scoring a brace on his debut for Zemplin Michalovce, Sadam Sulley has failed to replicate that form since. He however lasted 72 minutes for the side in their 1-0 loss at Presov.

Hans Nunoo Sarpei made a cameo appearance for Senica FK  in their shocking 4-1 win over giants Zilina.

TURKEY


Asamoah Gyan was a second half substitute as Kayserispor played out a 0-0 stalemate with Trabzonspor.

John Boye was again missing for Sivasspor in their 2-1 win over Konyaspor through injury.

Joseph Attamah played full period for Istanbul Basaksehir in their 2-0 away win against Yeni Malatyaspor.

Bernard Mensah
continued his scoring form for Kasimpasa as he powered in a goal for the side in their 2-2 draw with Bursaspor. Emmanuel Agyeman Badu lasted 68 minutes while Kofi Atta did make the Green Crocodiles match day squad.

Issac Sackey warmed the bench for Alanyaspor in their 4-0 spanking of Akhisar Genclik Spor..

Joseph Attamah put in a splendid performance for Istanbul Basaksehir as they defeated Akhisar Genclik Spor 2-1 at home.

Kamal Issah
was introduced in the 63rd minute for Genclerbirligi as they were spanked 5-1 by Galatasaray while compatriot Elvis Manu warmed the bench.

Jerry Akaminko lasted 66 minutes for Eskisehirspor in their 3-1 home loss to Ankaragucu.

Mahatma Otoo saw full action for Balikesirspor as they were thump 4-1 by Istanbulspor.

USA

Gideon Baah was not included in New York Red Bulls squad that defeated Toronto FC 1-0 in the second leg of the MLS quarterfinals Playoffs but they lost out on the semifinals ticket after losing 2-1 at home last week.


Credit: ghanasoccernet.com

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