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20.12.2015 Sports News

Performance of Ghanaian Players Abroad: Jo Ayew, Adomah, Inaki & two others score - Waris & Kumordzi return

By ghanasoccernet.com
Jordan Ayew was in shape for Villa
LISTEN DEC 20, 2015
Jordan Ayew was in shape for Villa

Black Stars forward Jordan Ayew scored with a rasping drive just outside of the box for Aston Villa in their stalemate at Newcastle United.

Meanwhile Spain-born Inaki Dannis Williams scored the second goal for Athletic Bilbao in their 2-0 win over Levante

Albert Adomah scored under Jose Mourinho's watch at the Amex Stadium for Middlesbrough while Johnathan Opoku Agyemang and Erich Berko scored in the Dutch and German lower-tiers respectively.

GHANAsoccernet.com's El Akyereko Frimpong has a comprehensive lowdown on how Ghanaian players fared abroad over the weekend.

NETHERLANDS
FC Twente's miseries continued in the Eredivisie as they suffered a heavy 5-1 defeat at Vitesse Arnhem. Former Ghana U20 triallist Shadrach Eghan warmed the Twente bench but Manchester City loanee Thomas Agyepong was not in their squad for the due to injury.

Derrick Luckassen played in central midfield for AZ Alkmaar when they were held to a 2-2 draw by FC Utrecht. Dutch-born Ghanaian prodigy Rodney Antwi was not in the Utrecht team for the game.

Marcel Appiah reclaimed his starting spot in the NEC Nijmegen team and played the entire match in their 3-1 win over Feyenoord Rotterdam.

Both Marvin Ofori-Appiah and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom were excluded from the Roda JC squad when they lost 3-2 against Willem II. But Dutch-born attacker Edwin Gyasi played until he was replaced in the second-half.

There was no Johan Kappelhof in the FC Groningen team that lost 2-1 at Heracles Almelo.

In the Eerste Divisie, Manchester City loanee Divine Naah came off the NAC Breda bench in the 73rd minute to play in their 1-0 win at Almere City.

Former Eredivisie campaigners VVV Venlo thumped Emmen 4-1 on Friday and Dutch-born Ghanaian Johnathan Opoku Agyemang scored the second goal for Venlo. In the Emmen team was Dutch-born Ghanaian Aruba international Erixon Danso. But AZ Alkmaar loanee Raymond Gyasi was not in the Emmen team for the game.

BELGIUM
Midfielder Bennard Kumordzi earned his first playing minutes in 18 months after coming off the bench to replace Yoni Buyens for Genk in their 3-0 win against St Truiden.

Frank Acheampong returned from injury to assist a goal for Anderlecht and played 69 minutes as they defeated Club Brugge 4-1 in the Pro League. He was booked in the first-half.

Benjamin Tetteh was not in the Standard Liege team that lost 4-1 KV Oostende with ten men.

Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Mitch Apau played the full 90 minutes Westerlo when they won 2-1 against Sporting Charleroi.

Samuel Asamoah was booked in the 10th minute and played 81 minutes for Lokeren when they won 3-1 against KV Mechelen.

Former Liberty Professionals youth team forward Eugene Ansah lost his place in the Lokeren team that drew 1-1 with Zulte-Waregem. But Belgian-born Ghanaian Denis Odoi played the entire game for Lokeren.

In the Second Division, none of the seven Ghanaian players in the Lierse SK team made their squad when they won 2-1 against Deinze.

But former Ghana youth international striker Kwame Nsor came off the FC Seraing bench to replace Petar Bojovic in the 58th minute when they succumbed to a 2-0 home loss against Tubize.

There was no William Acheampong in the FC Antwerp side that beat Patro Eisden 4-1.

ENGLAND
Ghana defender Baba Rahman warmed the Chelsea bench for their 3-1 home win against Sunderland following the departure of Jose Mourinho.

Meanwhile at the Goodison Park Leicester City continued their dominance in the Premier League by travelling to beat Everton 3-2. Utility Ghana wideman Jeffrey Schlupp watched the game from the screens in the hospital.

Ghana-born Norway international Alexander Tettey scored for Norwich City and helped to a memorable 2-0 win over Manchester United at the Old Trafford.

English-born Ghanaian starlet Joshua Onomah lost his place in the Tottenham Hotspur side that won 2-0 at Southampton.

Andre Ayew was in action for Swansea City as they took on West Ham United on Sunday. The game ended 0-0.

Bournemouth perpetuated their winning streak in the Premier League after being West Bromwich Albion 2-1 in an away fixture. Ghana's Christian Atsu failed to make the Cherries squad for the game due to injury.

Striker Jordan Ayew struck in the 61st minute steal a point for under-performing Aston Villa and deny Newcastle United a win at the St James' Park.

Former Liberty Professionals boy Koby Arthur failed to make the Birmingham City squad for their 1-0 home triumph over Cardiff City.

Winger Albert Adomah scored a 44th minute goal for Middlesbrough and played influentially in their 3-0 thumping of Brighton on Saturday. Dutch-born Elvis Manu was unused by Brighton.

In the League One, Leicester City loanee Joe Dodoo was an unused substitute by Bury when they slipped to a 1-0 loss against Southend.

Reading loanee Tarique Fosu was unused by Fleetwood Town for their 1-1 draw at Crewe Alexanderia on Saturday.

In the League Two, experienced attacker Derek Asamoah came off the Carlisle United bench to play in their 3-0 win against Notts County.

Former Arsenal academy striker Zak Ansah was not in the Newport County side that drew 2-2 with AFC Wimbledon.

Andy Yiadom played as a lateral defender for Barnet who hammered Crawley Town 4-2.

FRANCE
Ligue 1 title holders Paris Saint-Germain expressed their superiority over Caen by beating them 3-0 at their own backyard. French-born Ghana-target Dennis Appiah played the entire minutes of the game for Caen.

Injured Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei missed Stade Reims' 2-0 away loss at Bastia.

Striker Majeed Waris returned from a six-game suspension to play for Lorient in their 0-0 draw with Nantes on Saturday.

2015 CAF Youth Player of the Year nominee Yaw Yeboah was axed from the Lille squad for their 1-1 draw at Toulouse on Saturday.

Ghana youth defender Emmanuel Ntim played the 90 minutes for Valenciennes when they split points with FC Paris in a 1-1 draw.

In the third-tier league, former Gefle IF midfielder Joachim Adukor played for Beziers when they lost 4-1 against visiting Consolat Marseille on Friday.

Still in the third-tier league, midfielder Charles Boateng played for Avranches and helped them to a 3-1 away win against Dunkerque.

GERMANY
Ghanaian sensation Gideon Jung played 81 minutes and was replaced by Ivica Olic when his Hamburg SV side were beaten 1-0 by visiting Augsburg. There was no Daniel Opare in the Augsburg squad for the game.

Defender Davidson Drobo-Ampem broke into the St Pauli first team squad but warmed their bench when they lost 2-1 against Karlsruher on Friday.

Eintracht Braunschweig played a pulsating 1-1 draw with Kaiserslautern on Sunday. Black Stars full-back Philemon Ofosu-Ayeh assisted the goal for Braunschweig while central defender Joseph Baffo played for Braunschweig. Midfielder Manfred Osei-Kwadwo came off the Kaiserslautern bench in the 59th minute to play in the game.

In the Liga 3, former Borussia Dortmund midfielder Evans Nyarko played for Holstein Kiel when they lost 4-0 against visiting Hallescher.

German-born Ghanaian forward Erich Berko scored the opening goal for Stuttgarter Kickers in their 2-2 draw with VfL Osnabruck.

Ghana-born Canada international Randy Edwini-Bonsu played for Aalen when they lost 2-0 against Fortuna Koln. Defender Kwame Kusi was not in the Koln squad for the game.

Prince Owusu warmed the Stuttgart II bench when they won 2-1 at PreuBen Munster on Saturday.

ITALY
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu returned from injury to play full 90 minutes for Udinese in their 1-0 away win over Torino with ten men. Midfielder Afriyie Acquah came off the Torino bench in the 63rd minute to play in the game.

Raman Chibsah returned from injury to play in the second half for Frosinone in their 4-2 home loss against AC Milan.

Ghana midfielder Godfred Donsah played 72 minutes for Bologna when they suffered a 3-2 loss against Empoli.

Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah was left on the Juventus bench for their 3-2 victory at Carpi on Sunday. While he was watching from the bench, his Ghanaian compatriot Isaac Cofie played until he was replaced in the 70th minute.

Former Inter Milan midfielder Alfred Duncan came off the Sassuolo bench in the 81st minute to play for Sassuolo in their 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona.

Ghana youth midfielder Moses Odjer played the full 90 minutes for Salernitana when they lost 2-0 at Modena. Ghanaian starlet Prince Besea was not in the Modena team for the game.

There was neither Amidu Salifu nor Masahudu Alhassan in the Perugia team due to injuries when they coasted to a 4-1 win over visiting Livorno.

Defender Bright Addae was booked in the 84th minute and played the entire match for Ascoli who lost 3-1 against visiting Novara.

Isaac Ntow Tuah was not in the Como side that lost 1-0 against Avellino.

Ghanaian Ransford Selasi came off in the 58th minute to play for Pescara in their 2-1 win over Lanciano.

Former Fiorentina player Maxwell Boadu Acosty scored a stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a point for ten-man Latina in a 2-2 draw with Crotone.

Cagliari defeated Bari 2-1. AC Milan loan star Kingsley Boateng came off the Bari bench to play in the game while Inter Milan loanee Isaac Donkor was unused.

Former Chievo Verona attacker Caleb Ekuban played for Renate in their 1-0 win over Cuneo.

Young attacker Dennis Kumih came off the Rimini bench to play the last 6 minutes in their 2-2 draw with Ancona.

Former Fiorentina defender Nii Nortey Ashong played the full 90 minutes for Lucchese in their 3-1 win against L Aquila.

Torino loanee Emmanuel Gyasi scored the second goal for Carrarese and played the full 90 minutes when they won 4-2 against Prato. His Ghanaian compatriot Moro Alhassan was unused by Carrarese.

In the Primavera league defender Bright Gyamfi scored the second goal for Inter Milan in their 4-2 win over Perugia.

SPAIN
Inaki Williams scored the second goal for Athletic Bilbao in their 2-0 win against Levante on Sunday.

Bernard Mensah was axed from the Getafe team for their 2-2 draw at Valencia on Saturday.

But Wakaso Mubarak returned from injury to warm the bench for Las Palmas when they lost 1-0 at Espanyol.

Ghana goalkeeper Razak Braimah manned the post for Cordoba who lost to Elche FC with nine men. But former Asante Kotoko midfielder Michael Anaba was not in the Elche squad for the game.

Kasim Nuhu could not make the Real Mallorca squad for their 1-1 draw with Girona.

Fatau Mohammed was on the Almeria bench when they lost 1-0 against Oviedo.

CYPRUS
Ghanaian pair of Ulyss Ndong and Mustapha Quanyor were in the Ermis team that drew 0-0 with Aris. Ndong played but Quanyor was unused by Ermis.

Former Charlton Athletic striker Chris Dickson came off the bench to play for Paralimni in their 2-1 loss against Apollon Limassol.

Both Carlos Ohene and John Arwuah were in the AEL Limassol team that won 1-0 at Ayia Napa.

Former Manchester City defender Razak Nuhu was on the Anothorsis Famagusta bench when they played against Nea Salamis on Sunday.

SCOTLAND
Former Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Prince Buaben played for 10-man Heart of Midlothians when they drew 0-0 at St Johnstone.

Abdul Osman skippered Partick Thistle to a 1-0 win over Ross County in the Premiership.

TURKEY
Defender John Boye played in central defence for Sivasspor in their 0-0 draw with Kayserispor on Sunday.

Jerry Akaminko also played in central defence for Eskisehirspor when they won away against Basaksehir.

Striker Kwame Karikari was not in the Balikesirspor team that won 6-0 against Bulospor.

SOUTH AFRICA
Defender Lawrence Lartey was not in the Ajax Cape Town side that lost 1-0 against Mpumalanga Black Aces on Saturday.

John Pantsil warmed the Maritzburg United bench but Anas Mohammed played for them in their 1-1 draw with Platinum Stars.

Edwin Gyimah was booked in the 93rd minute and played the entire game for Orlando Pirates in their 2-0 loss against Mamelodi Sundowns.

PORTUGAL
Both Ernest Ohemeng and Emmanuel Boateng were on the Moreirense bench when they defeated Nacional 2-0 on Sunday.

Winger Ishmael Yartey warmed the bench for Gil Vicente in their 1-0 win against Feirense.

FC Porto loanee Lumor Agbenyenu played for Portimonense in their 2-2 away draw at Chaves on Sunday.

Kumasi-born former Inter Milan forward Said Ahmed Said was in action for Olhanense when they succumbed to a 2-0 home loss against visiting Leixoes.

Former Manchester City players Thomas Agyiri played for Farense in their 2-0 loss at Deportivo Aves.

Emmanuel Oti warmed the Sporting Braga II bench when they beat Santa Clara 2-0.

SAUDI ARABIA
Sulley Muntari played 75 minutes for Al Ittihad Jeddah and helped them to a 4-1 against Al-Taawon.

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