Performance Of Ghanaian Players Abroad Wrap Up: Schlupp Breaks Goal-Scoring Duck


European football expert, Reuben Obodai brings you a comprehensive update on how Ghanaian players performed in abroad this weekend.

Jeffrey Schlupp was on cloud nine for Crystal Palace after hitting his debut goal in the Premier League opener against newcomers Fulham FC.

Bismark Adjei-Boateng followed in Schlupp’s foot steps by netting his first goal in the colours of Colorado Rapids as they defeated San Jose Earthquakes.

Frank Acheampong once again hogged the headlines in China with his 12th strike of the campaign.

Solomon Asante will feel unlucky as his hat-trick failed to yield an result for Phoenix Rising in loss against Orange County.

Reuben Obodai gives you a lowdown on how the players fared in abroad…


Daniel Amartey conceded a penalty for Leicester City in their 2-1 defeat against Manchester United in the Premier League opener.

Christian Atsu cameos for Newcastle United in their 2-1 loss against Tottenham at the St. James’ Park.

Jeffrey Schlupp scored his first goal for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 win at Fulham FC.

Collin Quaner was left out of Huddersfield squad that lost 3-0 to Chelsea at home.

Phil Ofosu-Ayeh was not added to Wolverhampton Wanderers squad that played 2-2 with Everton at home.

In the Championship, Albert Adomah cameoed for Aston Villa in their 3-2 win over Wigan Athletic.

Andy Yiadom lasted full period of action for Reading FC as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest.

Caleb Ekuban was left out of Leeds United squad once again as they battered Derby County 4-1 at away.

In League One, Bernard Mensah warmed the bench for Bristol Rovers in their in their 2-1 loss against Accrington Stanley.

Tarique Fosu was not added to Charlton Athletic squad that won 2-1 at home against Shrewsbury.

Kwesi Appiah played full throttle for AFC Wimbledon in their goalless draw with Coventry City.

In League Two, Hiram Boateng enjoyed full throttle for Exeter City in their 2-0 win at Morecambe.

Kobby Arthur lasted full period of action for Macclesfield in their 2-0 home loss against Grimsby Town.

Kevin Lokko lasted 90 minutes for Dover Athletic in their 2-1 defeat at Gateshead. Nortei Nortey lasted 79 minutes for the losers.

Nana Owusu scored for Maidenhead in their 2-2 draw with Dagenham & Red. Harold Odametey played 90 minutes for the victors.

Kwame Thomas cameos for Solihull in their 1-0 win over Aldershot at home.

Nana Ofori Twumasi lasted full throttle for Maidstone United in their 3-0 loss at Halifax Town. Darius Osei was left out of Maidstone squad.


David Atanga was taken off in the 94th minute for Greuther Furth in their 1-1 draw at Ingolstadt. Agyemang Diawusie came off the bench to play for Ingolstadt.

Christian Adjei-Antwi played full throttle for Paderborn in their 2-0 win over Regensburg. Bernard Tekpetey lasted 75 minutes for the victors.

Marcel Appiah missed VfL Osnabruck 0-0 draw with Sonnenhof Grossaspach through injury.

Gideon Jung missed SV Hamburg 3-0 win over Sandhausen through injury.

Kingsley Schindler lasted 79 minutes for Holstein Kiel in their 1-1 draw with Heidenheim.

Bernard Kyere played 90 minutes for Fortuna Koln in their 1-0 loss at Zwickau. Kwame Yeboah lasted 57 minutes for the losers.

Daniel Kofi Kyereh cameoed for SV Wehen in their 3-3 stalemate with Eintracht Braunschweig. Steffen Nkansah also cameoed for Braunschweig.

Jan Gyemerah climbed off the bench to play for Bochum in their 2-0 win at Duisburg. American-born Joseph Claude-Gyau cameos for the losers.

Okyere Kwasi Wriedt played 90 minutes for Bayern Munich II who scored a goal in each half to win 2-0 at SV Schalding-Heining in the Regionalliga Bavaria.


Nicholas Opoku was an unused substitute for Udinese in their 2-1 loss against Benevento Calcio in the Coppa Italia round of 32. Bright Gyamfi also warmed the bench for the victors. Meanwhile, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu missed the game through injury.

Godfred Donsah missed Bologna 2-0 win over Padova in the Coppa Italia round of 32 through injury.

Emmanuel Gyasi played for Spezia in their 1-0 loss to SPAL.

Moses Odjer was in action for Salernitana in their 2-0 defeat at Entella.

Raman Chibsah and Prince Besea were in the Frosinone team that lost 2-0 to Sudtirol which ended their hopes in the competition.

Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alfred Duncan both scored for Sassuolo in their 5-1 win over Ternana. Claud Adjapong was unused by the host.

Striker Bismarck Ngissah played for Viterbese when Sampdoria beat them 1-0.


Enoch Kwateng played full throttle for Nantes FC in their 3-1 loss against AS Monaco. Majeed Wariscameoed for the losers.

Grejohn Kyei came off the bench in the 89th minute to play for Stade de Reims when they beat OGC Nice 1-0 at away.

John Boye picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Metz FC in their 3-2 win over Clermont.

Lawrence Ati Zigi was an unused substitute for Sochaux in their 3-2 win at AC Ajaccio.

Ebenezer Assifuah played 79 minutes for Le Havre as they pipped Red Stars 1-0 at away.

Emmanuel Ntim was not included in Valenciennes squad that played 1-1 draw with Chateauroux at home.


Samuel Tetteh cameoed for LASK Linz in their 1-0 win at Admira. Reuben Acquah was an unused substitute for the victors.

Gideon Mensah was once again missing for Leifering FC as they defeated Austria Vienna II 3-0 at home.


Joseph Aidoo was a stalwart in defence for KRC Genk in their 2-0 win at Oostende. Joseph Paintsilmissed the game for the victors through injury.

Eric Ocansey was introduced in the second half for KAS Eupen in their 4-0 loss against Zulte Waregem. Goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen missed the game for the losers due to his involvement with Ghana’s U-20 team in their Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Benin.

William Owusu scored the winner for Royal Antwerp as they beat Mouscron 1-0. Daniel Opare played 90 minutes for the victors.

Nana Akwesi Asare lasted 80 minutes for KAA Gent in their 4-1 win over Waalsand-Beveren. Nana Opoku Ampomah was not included in the losers match day squad.

Samuel Asamoah warmed the bench for St Truiden in their 1-1 draw with Sporting Lokeren. Elton Acolatse was left out of St Truiden match day squad.

Dennis Appiah was in magnificent form for Anderlecht in their 2-1 at Charleroi . Francis Amuzu made a cameoed while Dauda Mohammed warmed the bench for the victors.

Divine Naah lasted 49 minutes for Tubize in their 2-2 draw with Lommel SK.

Kamal Sowah was an unused substitute for OH Leuven in their 2-1 win at St. Gilloise.


Michael Tawiah warmed the bench for Vereya in their 3-0 walloping at Lokomotive Plovdiv.

Edwin Gyasi missed CSKA Sofia 2-1 win over Slavia Sofia through injury.


Richmond Boakye-Yiadom lasted 88 minutes for Jiangsu Suningin their 3-1 loss at Beijing Guoan.

Frank Acheampong netted his 12th league goal for Tianjin Teda in their 2-0 win against Henan Jianye.


Maxwell Boadu Acosty and Ahmed Said cameoed for Rijeka and Hadjuk Split respectively in their 1-1 stalemate.

Obeng Regan was not included in Istra 1961 squad that lost 3-0 at Osijek.


Benjamin Tetteh played 78 minutes for Sparta Prague in their 4-0 win at Teplice.


Abdul Mumin played full throttle for FC Nordjaelland in their 1-0 loss at Aalborg. Kudus Mohammed lasted 75 minutes for the Wild Tigers while Sadiq Ibrahim and Clinton Antwi warmed the bench. Godsway Donyoh missed the game for the losers through injury.

Kevin Mensah missed Brondby’s 3-1 defeat against FC Copenhagen through injury.


Reuben Ayarna missed SJK 2-0 win at VPS through injury.

Samba Silla played full throttle for Jaro FF in their 1-0 loss at home to KTP.


Abraham Frimpong missed Ferencvarosi 2-0 win over Kisvarda through injury.


Clifford Aboagye played 90 minutes for Atlas FC in their goalless draw with Lobos BUAP.

Joseph Akrong picked a booking but played 90 minutes for Zacapetec in their goalless draw at Atletico San Luis.


Jonathan Opoku cameoed for VVV Venlo in their 1-0 win over Willem II.

Leeroy Owusu played 74 minutes for Graafschap who beat Feyenoord Rotterdam 2-0.

Derrick Luckassen warmed the bench for PSV Eindhoven in their 4-0 win over Utrecht.

Myron Boadu registered his name on the scoresheet for AZ Alkmaar in their 5-0 hammering of NAC Breda.


Raymond Gyasi missed Stabaek 1-1 draw with Rosenborg through injury.

Isaac Twum warmed the bench for IK Start in their goalless draw with Ranheim.

Danny Antwi play 90 minutes for Asane in their 2-1 home loss against Viking.

Gilbert Koomson played for Brann in their 5-1 loss against Molde.

In the third-tier league, Salomon Owusu played for Raufoss when they beat Nybergsund 3-1.


Alhassan Wakaso picked a booking but lasted full minutes of action for Vitoria Guimaraes in their 3-2 loss at Benfica. Joseph Amoah warmed the bench for the losers.

Lumor Agbenyenu was left out of Sporting Lisbon match day squad that defeated Moreirense 3-1 at away.

Kwame Nsor played 90 minutes for Academica Viseu in their goalless draw at Sporting Covilha.


Frank Adu Kwame played at lateral defence for Legnica when they slipped to a 2-0 loss against Lechia Gdansk.


Joseph Mensah played 53 minutes for Sepsi in their 3-0 over Poli Lasi.

Isaac Donkor lasted 85 minutes for CS Universitatea Craiova in their 3-1 win at Calarasi.


Samuel Owusu provided a superb assist for Cukaricki in their 1-1 draw with Backa.

Rashid Sumaila lasted 64 minutes for Red Star Belgrade in their 3-0 win over Sp Subotica. Samuel Affumplayed 74 minutes for the losers.

Zakaria Suraka scored from the spot to give Din. Vranje the consolation goal in their 3-1 home loss against Mladost.

Francis Kyeremeh played 90 minutes for Radnik in their 3-1 defeat to Rad Beograd.


Sadam Sulley played 90 minutes for Michalovce in their 3-0 loss against Spartak Trnava. Reagy Ofosumissed the game for the victors through injury.

Benson Anang played full period of action for MSK Zilina in their 3-2 loss against Trencin.

Mitch Apau played for Slovan Bratislava in their 1-1 draw with Nitra.

Patrick Asmah played the entire game for Senica in their 1-1 draw with Podbrezova.


Kingsley Boateng scored while Issah Abass registered assist for NK Olimpija Ljubljana in their 4-0 win at Triglav.

Ibrahim Arafat Mnesah scored for NK Aluminij in their 3-1 loss at Domzale.


Richard Kissi Boateng was left out of SuperSport United in their win over Orlando Pirates in the quarter finals of the MTN 8.

Richard Ofori was in goal as Maritzburg United loss 1-0 to Cape City FC. Nana Akosah-Bempah warmed the bench for the victors.


Thomas Boakye was deployed as a makeshift right back for Halmstad in their 2-1 loss Gefle. Isaac Telly Shaze played for the losers.

Nasiru Mohammed scored a brace for BK Hacken in their 5-0 win over Djurgarden.

Patrick Kpozo came off the bench to score for Ostersunds in their 2-0 win over Kalmar. Samuel Mensah and Frank Arhin warmed the bench for the victors.

Enock Adu Kofi played 90 minutes for AIK in their 1-0 win over Elfsborg.

Emmanuel Okine played 90 minutes for Landskoma BOIS in their 2-1 loss against Degefors at home.


Defender Gregory Kwesi Wuthrich played for Young Boys in their 3-2 win over Luzern.

Midfielder Majeed Ashimeru played the entire game for St Gallen who drew 0-0 with FC Zurich.


Al Ahli Doha posted a 2-0 win over Qatar SC. Ghanaian trio of John BensonFred Dabanka and Babo Seddiqi were all in the Al Ahli squad for the game.

Mohammed Muntari came off the bench in the 75th minute to play for Al-Duhail when they whitewashed Al Khor 6-0.


Andre Ayew was magnificent for Fenerbahce in their 2-1 win over Bursaspor.

Midfielder Isaac Sackey played the entire game for Alanyaspor when they lost 1-0 against Sivasspor.

In the second-tier league, Mahatma Otoo played for Balikesirspor when they drew 0-0 with Altinordu.


Aziz Tetteh missed Dynamo Moscow 1-1 draw against Ural through suspension.

Rabiu Mohammed picked a booking but lasted the entire duration for Anzhi Makchackala in their 1-0 loss at Sparta Moscow.

Kadri Mohammed warmed the bench for Arsenal Tula in their 3-1 win over Akhmat Grozny.


Harrison Afful registers assist for Columbus Crew in their 1-0 win over Dynamo Houston. Jonathan Mensah played full throttle while Lalas Abubakar warmed the bench for the victors.

Bismark Adjei-Boateng scored his first goal for Colorado Rapids in their 2-1 win over San Jose Earthquakes. Dominic Oduro who joined Earthquakes last week watched from the stands.

Dutch-born Johan Kappelhorf played for Chicago Fire in their 1-0 home loss to New York Red Bulls.

David Accam warmed the bench for Philadelphia Union in their 3-2 win over New England Revolution.Charles Sapong played 90 minutes for the victors.

Ema Boateng cameoed for LA Galaxy in their 2-2 draw with Minnesota United. Abu Danladi also cameored for Minnesota.

Ebenezer Ofori was booked in the first-half and he lasted the entire period of the game New York City FC in their 3-2 win over Toronto FC. Kwame Awuah was left out of the victors match day squad.

Latif Blessing was introduced in the second-half by Los Angeles FC when they lost 2-0 against Kansas City at their own backyard.

In the USL, Solomon Asante bagged a hat-trick but it wasn’t enough to save  Phoenix Rising from a 4-3 defeat against  Orange County SC.

Former Inter Allies defender Wahab Ackwei warmed the bench for New York Red Bulls 2 in their 6-4 defeat against Louisville City.

Geoffrey Acheampong lasted 64 minutes for LA Galaxy II in their 2-1 home win over Fresno. Emmanuel Appiah was once again missing for the victors through injury.

Ropapa Mensah cameos for Nashville in their 2-0 win over Ottawa Fury. Nana Attakora lasted the entire period of the game for the Fury.

Dominic Oduro played 90 minutes while compatriot Kwadwo Poku lasted 55 minutes for Tampa Bay Rowdies in their 2-0 defeat to North Carolina.

Nicholas Amoako was a bench warmer for Colorado Spring in their 2-1 loss to Tulsa Roughnecks.


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