Ghanaian Players Abroad

Performance of Ghanaian players abroad wrap-up: Kudus, Issahaku made their debut, Paintsil, Inaki shines

Performance of Ghanaian players abroad

On another weekend of fully-packed football matches across the world some Ghanaian footballers continue to make the country proud with their steller performances.

We at, brings to you detailed report of top performers whose contributions a their respective clubs cannot be overlooked.


In arguable the most watched league in the world, English Premier League, Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew lasted 90 minutes in Crystal Palace 3:2 win over Woverhampton Wanderers

Jeffrey Schlupp also enjoyed 73 minutes for Palace in the same game

At Anfield, Jarell Quansah was used as a substitute in the 72nd minute for Liverpool in their 3:0 home win over Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon.

Thomas Partey however could not feature for Arsenal due to foot injury as the side triumph Manchester United 3-1 at the Emirate Stadium.

The 30-year-old midfielder whose injury situation will see him on the sideline for weeks was left out in Ghana’s call up for its upcoming AFCON qualifier against Central African Republic.

Mohammed Kudus made his debut for West Ham United against Luton Town. He came in the 90th minute in the game where West Ham won 1:2.

At the Brentford Community Stadium Antoine Semenyo lasted 60 minutes for AFC Bournemouth as there held Brentford 2-2.

READ:Mohammed Kudus makes West Ham United debut

Kamal Deen Sulemana was not included in Southampton squad that suffered a 4-0 baptism of fire in the hands of Sunderland due to injury.

Fatawu Issahaku, whiles making his debut for Leicester City in the championship, tasted a 1-0 defeat to Hull City as he enjoyed 53rd minute of play.


Black Stars forward Inaki Williams lasted 73 minutes for Athletic Bilbao as they were held to a goalsess draw by Mallorca

Celta Vigo’s Joseph Aidoo was in action for 89th minutes for in their dramatic 3-2 win over Granada. Baba Iddrisu was on the other side substituted in the 68 minutes for Almeria.


Alfred Duncan was unused sub for Fiorentina as they suffered a 0:4 humiliating defeat to Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A.

Caleb Ekuban came in the 72nd minute for Genoa in their 1:0 defeat to Torino whiles Emmanuel Gyasi had 7 minutes for Empoli at home in their 2-0 lost to Juventus.


Frankfurt’s Ansgar Knauff couldn’t feature for the side in their 1:1 home draw with FC Cologne due to suspension following the red card he received the previous week.

Christopher Antwi-Adjei enjoyed 15 minutes minute for Bochum in their 2:2 away draw with Augsburg.

Anterior Crucial Ligament injury compelled Daniel Kofi Kyere to be left out of Freiburg squad for Stuggart.

READ ALSO:Ghana’s Ernestina Abambila joins Turkish club Spor Kulubu


Black Stars dependable defender Alidu Seidu was in action for Clermont Foot where he lasted the entire 90 minutes in their 2-2 home against Toulouse.

For Ernest Nuamah, his French Ligue 1 for Olympic Lyon ended in a nightmare after they suffered a 4-1 defeat in the hands of Paris Saint German.

The talented youngster who joined the french side from FC Nordsjaelland lasted 76 minutes in the game played on Sunday evening.

Midfielder Abdul Samed Salis was part of Lens team that succumbed to a 3-0 away lost to AS Monaco. He played the entire 90 minutes.

But for the winning side, Monaco, former Southampton defender Mohammed Salisu couldn’t make the match day squad due to injury.


Ernest Poku lasted 72 minutes in AZ Alkmaar’s 2:0 win over Vitese Arhim on Sunday


Alhassan Yusuf was introduced in the 46th minute for Royal Antwerp in their 2:2 draw at Union St Gilloise as Joseph Paintsil lasted 81 minutes for Genk its 1:1 draw against Anderlecht in the Belgium Pro League.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was unused sub as Eupen lost 1:0 to KV Mechelen in Belgium


In the Turkish SuperLiga Daniel Amartey was not part of Besiktas game against Sivasspor due to injury.

However, his fellow countryman Alexander Djiku played the entire 90 minutes for Fernabache as they recorded 1:0 away win against Ankaragucu.


Former Asante Kotoko versatile player Harrison Afful was an unused sub for Charlotte FC in their 1:1 draw against Nashville in the Major League Soccer (MLS).

For Eugene Ansah, he was introduce in the 64th and enjoyed 26 minutes for FC Dallas in their 2:2 draw to Atlanta United.

Lalas Abubakar had his fair share of the the game as he enjoys 18 minutes for Colorado Rapids in their 0:2 defeat to Real Salt Lake.

READ ALSO:Thomas Partey excluded from Ghana squad to face CAR; Check why

Jonathan Mensah was also unused sub for San Jose Earthquakes in their 1:1 hard-fought draw against Minnesota United.

Yaw Yeboah assisted in Columbus Crew 4:2 win over CF Montreal in the MSL as Kwadwo Opoku scored for FC Montreal in the same game.


Ghana U-20 AFCON winner, Afriyie Barnieh lasted 71 minutes in FC Zurich 2:2 draw with FC Basel in Switzerland.

Lawrence Ati Zigi lasted full throttle in St Gallen 2:1 win over Lausanne in Switzerland.


Black Stars darling boy Baba Rahman came in the 63rd minute as PAOK lost 0:1 to OFI Crete in Greece.


In-form Ibrahim Osman lasted 90 minutes for FC Nordsjaelland in their 1:1 draw to Lyngby on Sunday afternoon in the Danish League.

Elsewhere for Randers FC, Ernest Agyiri provided an assist for Randers FC as they suffered a disappointing 3:1 defeat to Brondby IF. In same game Emmanuel Yeboah was an unused sub for the winning side Brondby IF.

Defender Michael Akoto lasted 46 minutes for AGF in their 1:1 draw to FC Midtjylland


Nathaniel Adjei lasted 90 minutes for Hammarby IF and contributed to their 4:2 win over AIK in Sweden.

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