Sports News of Monday, 21 December 2015
Jordan Ayew, Albert Adomah, Emmanuel Gyasi and Bradley Hudson Odoi were the only Ghanaians to find the back of the net over the weekend.
Frank Acheampong returned from injury to assist in Anderlecht’s heavy win over Club Brugge.
Ghanasportsonline.com brings you a recap of how Ghanaian players abroad fared for their respective Clubs over the weekend.
Jordan Ayew grabbed his fourth English Premier League goal for Aston Villa when he scored in their 1-1 draw with Newcastle United on Saturday.
Andre Ayew played and got substituted in Swansea City’s 0-0 draw game with West Ham United.
Abdul Baba Rahman was on the Chelsea bench when they defeated Sunderland 3-1 at home.
Albert Adomah ended his two month goal drought as he netted in Middlesbrough’s 3-0 thrashing over Brighton & Hove Albion. Elvis Manu was on the bench for Brighton.
Derek Asamoah played to help Carlisle United defeat Notts County 3-0 at home.
Alhassan Fusieni played 78 minutes as his Bromley side suffered a 5-3 defeat at Southport.
Bradley Hudson Odoi played 90 minutes and scored to help Chelmsford City beat Wealdstone 2-0 at home.
Former Chelsea youth team captain Daniel Pappoe played 90 minutes for Hemel Hempst in their 2-0 triumph over Oxford City.
Kevin Amankwaah was in full action for Sutton United when they drew 2-2 at home with Maidenhead United.
Mubarak Wakasu returned from injury and warmed the bench for Las Palmas in the 0-1 loss to Espanyol.
Black Stars goalkeeper Razak Brimah was in post for Córdoba and conceded two goals as they lost 2-1 to Elche in the Segunda division. Michael Anaba was not in the Elche team.
Thomas Partey continued his fine form for Atlético Madrid after coming on in the second half to play in their 0-1 defeat to Málaga.
Mohammed Fatau warmed the bench as his team Almería succumbed to a painful 1-0 defeat to Real Oviedo,
Godfred Donsah also played 67 minutes but could not help Bologna avoid a 3-2 defeat to Empoli.
Isaac Cofie’s assist for Carpi was not enough to earn them a point at home as they tasted a 3-2 defeat to Champions Juventus. Kwadwo Asamoah returned from injury and made the bench for Juventus.
Alfred Duncan came on to play the final 18 minutes for Sassuolo in their 1-1 stalemate with Hellas Verona.
Rahman Chibsah returned from injury to play a part in Frosinone’s 2-4 loss at home to AC Milan.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu played full throttle and propelled Udinese to pip Torino 1-0 away from home. Fellow Black Stars teammate Afriyie Acquah also came on as a second half substitute for Torino.
Emmanuel Gyasi grabbed a goal in Carrarese’s 4-2 drabbing over Prato.
Ransford Selasi was in action for Pescara as they recorded a 2-1 win over Virtus Lanciano.
Bright Addae played 90 minutes and got booked in Ascoli’s 3-1 win over Novara.
Former Inter-Milan defender Isaac Donkor could not feature for Bari as they lost 2-1 to Cagliari away from home.
Dennis Kumih helped his Rimini side to draw 2-2 with Ancona 1905.
Former Ghana U20 midfielder Moses Odjer played 90 minutes for Salernitana in their 2-0 away defeat to Modena.
Black Stars defender Phil Ofosu-Ayeh assisted the equalizer to help Eintracht Breaunchweing draw 1-1 at home with Kaiserslautern. The Ghanaian international got booked n the course of the game, compatriot Manfred Osei Kwadwo also came on in the second half and got booked.
Prince Owusu was an unused substitute for Stuttgart II in their 2-1 win over Preußen Münster.
Davidson Drobo Ampem was on the St. Pauli bench when they suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Karlsruher SC.
Evans Nyarko also played 90 minutes in Holstein Kiel’s 4-0 loss at home to Hallescher FC.
Ghana prodigy Divine Narh came on to play the final 15 minutes for NAC Breda as they managed a narrow 1-0 win over Almere City.
Shadrach Eghan was unused as FC Twente suffered a 5-1 humiliation away to Vitesse.
Abdul Majeed Waris made his Ligue one return after serving a six match suspension as he featured the full 90 minutes for Lorient in their goalless draw game with Nancy.
Frank Achempong marked his injury return in grand style by assisting in Anderlecht’s 4-1 demolishing over Club Brugge.
Nana Kwesi Asare played 90 minutes for Gent and helped them record a resounding 3-0 triumph over Kortrijk.
Eric Ocansey lasted the entire minutes for AS Eupen when they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Coxyde in the Belgian third-tier League.
Former Black Meteors midfielder Bernard Kumordzi finally made a return to the field when he came on as a second half substitute after 8 months on the sideline as his team Racing Genk defeated Sint-Truiden 3-0.
Samuel Asamoah also played 71 minutes for OH Leuven and helped them defeat Mechelen.
Enoch Oteng played 90 minutes in Cappellen’s 3-2 defeat away to Berchem Sport.
Kwame Nsor could not help RFC Seraing avoid a 2-0 defeat to Tubize.
Chris Dickson was introduced into the game in the 67th minute for Enosis who lost 2-1 to Apollon.
Carlos Ohene played 80 minutes and helped AEL secure a narrow 1-0 win over Ayia Napa.
Michael Essien maintained his consistency for Panathinaikos after featuring in their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Panthrakikos.
Aziz Tetteh and his Lech Pozna? team tasted their third defeat of the season after losing 2-0 to Piast Gliwice.
Alhassan Wakasu enjoyed the full 90 minutes and got booked in Rio Ave’s 3-1 defeat away at Benfica.
Ghana U20 striker Emmanuel Boateng could only watch from the bench as his Moreirense side thumped Nacional 2-0. Teammate Ernest Ohemeng also warmed the bench.
Richard Ofori’s Académica could not match the strength of FC Porto as they lost 3-1 away from home. The Ghanaian midfielder played 90 minutes for his side.
Lumor Agbenyenu got booked in Portimonense’s 2-2 stalemate with Chaves.
In other matches Thomas Egyiri warmed the bench in Desportivo Aves 2-0 victory over Farense.
Former Ghana U17 striker Emmanuel Oti was an unused substitute for Sporting Braga in their 2-0 win over Santa Clara.
Black Starlet winger Henry Medarious was not given an opportunity to play in Sporting Covilhã’s 1-1 draw with UD Oliveirense.
Former Ghana youth international Ishmael Yartey was unused in Gil Vicente’s 1-0 win over Feirense.
Former Hearts of Oak defender Nuru Sulley played the full 90 minutes for Alanyaspor who went away to snatch a point by drawing 1-1 with Göztepe.
Jerry Akaminko played in Eski?ehirspor’s 1-0 loss to ?stanbul Ba?.
John Boye manned the back for Sivasspor in their goalless draw game with Kayserispor.
Former Asante Kotoko, Liberty Professionals and Medeama SC midfielder Michael Helegbe played in Tripoli’s 0-0 stalemate with Salam Zgharta. Compatriot Abdul Aziz Yusif was not in the Tripoli team.
Douglas Nkrumah played 90 minutes for Shabab Al Sahel as they lost 2-1 to Safa.
Prince Buaben played in Heart of Midlothian’s 0-0 draw with St. Johnstone.
Partick Thistle midfielder Abdul Osman played 90 minutes and got booked in their 1-0 victory over Ross County.
Sulley Muntari played 86 minutes for Al Ittihad when the posted a 4-1 victory over Al Taawon.
Versatile Edwin Gyimah was a full-timer for Orlando Pirates when they lost 2-0 to Memolodi Sundowns in the ABSA Premier League.
Mohammed Anas started the game for Meritzurg United and got substituted in the second half when they drew 1-1 with Platimum Stars. John Paintsil was on the bench for Meritzurg United.