Ghanaian Players Abroad: Emmanuel Clottey hits a hat-trick, Kwarasey denies Otoo

Former Berekum Chelsea goal poacher Clottey came from the bench to bag a hat-trick that downed Gyan’s Al Ain far away in the Gulf Region as Kwarasey thwarted Otoo’s effort


In the English Premier League, Ghana midfielder Michael Essien continued to warm the bench for Chelsea at White Hart Lane as they drew one all with Tottenham Hotspurs. At Craven Cottage, midfielder Derek Boateng was once again not in the match-day squad of Fulham as they lose 2-1 at home to Cardiff City. Midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong was not picked by Arsenal for the trip to Liberty Stadium as the Gunners won 2-1 against Swansea.

Elsewhere in the N. Power Championship, German-born Ghanaian young forward Jeffrey Schlupp was an unused substitute for Leicester City who beat Barnsley 2-1. Winger Albert Adomah Dankwa played full throttle for Middlesbrough who lost by two goals to nil to league leaders Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.


In the Serie A, midfielder Isaac Cofie was an unused substitute at the Communale Ferraris as Genoa lost 2-0 to Napoli. At the Stadio Olimpico di Torino Kwadwo Asamoah played 74 minutes as Juventus beat Torino 1-0. Kingsley Boateng was an unused substitute for Catania who beat Chievo Verona 2-0 whiles striker Maxwell Boadu Acosty was not in the Chievo match-day squad.

Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari was substituted two minutes into the second half as AC Milan beat Sampdoria 1-0 at San Siro. Elsewhere, at the Stadio Mac Antonio Bentegodi Alfred Duncan came in for Emerson in the 74th minute as Livorno went down 2-1 to Hellas Verona. Also in the Serie B, left-back Masahudu Alhassan played full time for Latina who beat Brescia 2-0 at home. Isaac Toah-Ntow and Mase Addo Welbeck failed to make the Brescia squad. On loan left-back Nii Nortey Ashong was on the bench for Spezia at the Stadio Alberto Picco as they drew goalless with Novara


In the La Liga Richmond Boakye Yiadom came in for Manu in the 75th minute as Elche won at home by a lone goal against Celta Vigo.


Former Gomoah Fetteh Feyernoord player Nana Akwasi Asare played 90 minutes for Gent as they went away to record a one all draw with OH Leuven. Bernard Yao Kumordzi came into the game to replace Hyland in the 46th minute as his side Genk beat KV Mechelen by one goal to nil at the Cristal Arena in the Pro league. French-born Ghanaian defender Jerry Vandam also played 90 minutes for Genk.

Former Ghana Under-17 star Enock Adu Kofi came into the game for the last five minutes replacing Jesper Jorgensen as Club Brugge beat Mons 1-0 at Stade Charles Tondreau.

Winger Frank Opoku Acheampong played 86 minutes for Anderlecht as they beat Lierse 2-0 at the Stade Constant Vanden Stock. Right-back Daniel Opare also lasted the entire duration as Standard Liege demolished Circle Brugge 5-0 away.

In the Second Division, Belgian-born Ghanaian striker Kevin Tano made way for Congolese Mombongo Duese in the 88th minute at the Bosuilstadion as Royal Antwerp beat Excelsoir by a lone goal.


Andre Ayew lasted the entire duration and scored in the 90th minute as Marseille beat Lorient 2-0 away. Jordan Ayew was substituted by Saber Khalifa in the 56th minute.

Centre-back Jonathan Mensah played 46 minutes at Parc des Sports when Evian TG drew 1-1 with Girondis Bordeaux. Elsewhere in the Ligue 2 midfielder Dennis Appiah was an unused substitute as Caen beat Le Havre 1-0 at home.


In-form midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng shrugged off an injury to feature for Schalke 04 in their 3-3 draw with Hoffenheim away. Boateng scored in the 3rd minute and lasted the entire duration.

The Bundesliga II also saw right-back Marcel Appiah playing full throttle for Arminia Bielefied who lost by four goals to two to Energie Cottbus at the Stadion der Freundschaft. Former Ashantigold striker Kingsley Agyemang did not make the trip with Bielefield whilst Charles Takyi came into the game in the 65th minute and scored the fourth for Cottbus in the 77th minute


In the Eredivisie, Ghana target Memphis Depay scored for PSV and lasted the entire duration in a 2-1 away defeat to AZ Alkmaar. Jeffrey Sarpong was substituted in the 93rd minute as Nac Breda went away to draw goalless with Pec Zwolle.

Kwame Quansah played 46 minutes for Heracles Almelo who thrashed RKC Waalwijk 4-1. Teenager Shadrack Eghan played 60 minutes and scored twice for FC Twente as they thrashed Gronningen 5-0.


In the Superliga Danish-born Ghanaian forward Kevin Nicklas Mensah came in for Alexander Stankov in the 73rd minute and scored in the 90th minute as his side Viborg beat Vestsjaelland with two unanswered goals to move to second on the log. His brother Jeffrey Andy Mensah was an unused substitute


In the Super League striker Ebenezer Assifuah Inkoom came from the bench to score in the 87th minute as FC Sion went away to draw 2-2 with leaders FC Basel at St. Jakob Park. Winger Ishmael Yartey was not in the Sion squad.


In the Primiera Liga Rio Ave midfielder Alhassan Abdulai Wakaso was substituted with 15 minutes to the end of proceedings as his side lost 3-0 to Nacional at home.


In the Allsvenskan midfielder Yussif Chibsah Alhassan and Daniel Amartey played 90 minutes for Djurgardens as they went away to beat Halmstad 4-1. Teenage striker Godsway Donyoh was introduced in the 79th minute.

David Accam played full time for Helsingborg who went away to draw with Elfsborg at the Boras Arena


The Norwegian Eliteserien saw Stromsgodset thrashing Sogndal 5-0. Goalkeeper Adambathia Larsen Kwarasey was in post for Stromsgodset whilst Sogndal striker Mahatma Otoo was replaced in the 46th minute

At the AKA Arena former Right to Dream and Fulham youngster King Osei Gyan was introduced in the 64th minute as his side Viking went away to draw 2-2 with Honefoss. At the Color Line Stadion offensive midfielder Kennedy Ashia was on the bench as SK Brann went away to draw 0-0 with Aalesund.


Midfielder Abraham Akwasi Frimpong starred for Mirosavljevic for 58 minute whilst Obeng Regan was also substituted in the 79th minute for FK Napredak who defeated Cuckaricki 2-1 at Mlodost in the Serbian Super League.


Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan netted a brace for Al Ain whist his counterpart Emmanuel Clottey came from the bench to net a sensational hat-trick to help Al Dhafra defeat Al Ain 4-3.