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08.02.2010 Football News

Performance of Ghanaian players abroad

Performance of Ghanaian players abroad
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Two of Ghana's African Nations Cup squad members were on target as they returned to club duties in Europe after their month-long participation in the continental competition hosted by Angola.

Asamoah Gyan and Matthew Amoah found target in the French and Dutch leagues while Isaac Vorsah and Kwadwo Asamoah played key roles in their team's league success over the weekend.

In the Dutch Eredivisie, Amoah rediscovered his scoring touch as he came off the bench to help NAC Breda beat Willem II Tilburg 2-1 away.

Amoah, who failed to score during the Nations Cup secured the winner for Breda to send his goal tally to seven this term.

For Asamoah Gyan, it was business as usual as he continued his fine scoring form by helping Rennes defeat leaders Bordeaux 4-2 in the weekend's top liner in France.

The Ghana striker scored the decisive goal after coming off the bench to hit his ninth Lique 1 goal.

Kwadwo Asamoah was on hand to help Udinese beat Napoli 3-1 in the Italian Serie A before he was substituted with eight minutes to go.

Still in Italy, Sulley Muntari came off the bench in Inter Milan's 3-0 win over Cagliari.

Quincy Owusu-Abeyie played his second game for struggling Portsmouth in the English Premiership as Avram Grant's side were thrashed 5-0 by Manchester United on a day when the Pompey side conceded three own goals.

Kelvin Prince-Boateng, who is awaiting the finalization of his nationality switch to Ghana, was sent on in the second half before Quincy's introduction.

Isaac Vorsah was a second half substitute for TSG Hoffenheim in the German Bundesliga as they won 2-1 against Hannover on Saturday. Prince Tagoe was an unused substitute.

Isaac Boakye on the bench for Nurnberg in their 2-1 loss to Stuttgart.
Eric Addo was an unused substitute for Roda JC Kerkrade in their 2-1 win over Sparta Rotterdam.

Derek Boateng, playing for Getafe was on the losing side and picked a yellow card as his side went down 2-1 to champions Barcelona.

In the Swiss Super League, Samuel Inkoom was back in the Basel line up as they run out 4-0 winners over Young Boys.

Mark Edusei equalised for Bellinzona to make it 1-1 with Aarau after 14 minutes but his side went on to lose 6-3.

David Addy was an was an unused substitute as his new club FC Porto beat Associacao Naval at the Estadio do Dragao 3-0 in the Portuguese Liga.

Bennard Yao Kumordzi lasted the entire match but his team, Panionios lost 1-0 to Atromitos in the Greece Super Liga.

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