Ghanaian Players Abroad: Muntari hits double but tastes defeat, Ayew & Boateng on target

Ghanaians were on target this weekend in different top-flight leagues abroad with the likes of Muntari, Ayew, KP Boateng, Nsor and others grabbing the headlines

This is an extensive wrap of how Ghanaian players fared in Europe over the weekend of October 4-6


Andre Ayew was on target for Marseille who lost at home by 1-2 to PSG. Jordan Ayew was replaced by Pierre Gignac in the 67th minute Ghanaian young international Kwame Nsor scored in the 59th minute and made way for Luciano Teizeira as Metz beat Chateauroux by a lone goal at the Stade Saint Symphorien


In the Bundesliga, midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng scored a penalty in the 16th minute and was replaced by Max Meyer in the 68th minute as Schalke 04 beat Augsburg 4-1 at Gelsinkirchen. Bellarabi scored on the half hour mark and played 88 minutes as debutants Eintracht Braunschweig went away to the VW Arena to beat Wolfsburg 2-0.

In the Bundesliga 2, right-back Marcel Appiah played 90 minutes for Arminia Bielefield who lost by three goals to nothing at home to Kaiserslautern. Former Ashanti Gold striker Kingsley Agyemang once again lost his place in the Bielefield set up.

Tony Baffoe's nephew Reinhold Yabo lasted the entire duration for Karlsruher at the Wildpark Stadion as they were beaten 2-1 by his former club Koln.


Winger Shadrack Eghan played 46 minutes for FC Twente and made way for Younes Mokhtar as they went away to beat Cambuur by a lone goal to go on top of the Dutch Eredivisie. Midfielder Kwame Quansah saw 83 minutes of action for Heracles Almelo who were beaten 2-1 by Nac Breda at the Rat Verlegh Stadion. Striker Mathew Amoah came into the game for Heracles in the 86th minute whilst Jeffrey Sarpong was also replaced in the 87th minute by Breda. Striker Fred also saw full time action as PEC Zwolle drew 1-1 with Roda JC.


In the Superattan, striker Thomas Boakye scored and played full time as his side Ostersunds FK beat Orgyte 2-1. Isaac Telly Shaze also played full time for Ostersunds. David Accam scored the first goal as Helsingborg beat Halmstad 4-2.


Sulley Muntari and Kwadwo Asamoah both lasted the full duration for their respective clubs as Juventus beat Milan 3-2. Muntari grabbed a brace for Milan.

In the Serie B, Ghanaian trio of Isaac Toah Ntow, Harouna Bara and Mase Addo Welbeck were missing in action as Brescia drew 1-1 with Palermo at the Stadio Mario Rigomonti

Youngster Amidu Salifu played full time for Modena as they lost by two goals to one away to Emploi at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. Left-back Masahudu Alhassan also lasted 80 minutes for Latina who drew 1-1 to Trapani away.


Derek Boateng came in for Greek midfielder Giorgios Karagounis in the 60th minute at Craven Cottage where Fulham beat visiting Stoke City 1-0 in the Premiership. Crystal City boss Ian Holloway did not include youngster Hiram Kwarteng Boateng in his squad who were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool at Anfield.

At the River Side Stadium winger Albert Adomah Dankwah played full throttle and scored in the 24th minute as Middlesbrough thrashed Yeovil Town 4-2 in the N. Power Championship. Michael Essien was on the bench for Chelsea who beat Norwich City 3-1 away.

Jeffrey Schlupp also came into the game for Leicester City in the 71st minute as they lost 1-2 to Doncaster Rovers. Striker Bernard Mensah was not picked by Watford for their 2-1 away win over Huddesfield Town.


Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom came in for the last seven minutes as Elche beat Espanyol 2-1 at home.


Centre back Jerry Akaminko lasted the entire duration and was booked in the 44th minute as Eskisherispor lost by a lone goal at home to Besikatas.


Striker Dominic Adiyiah was a full timer for Arsenal Kiev who suffered a 7-0 humiliation by Shakhtar Donetsk at the Donbass Arena.


Club Brugge's midfielder of Ghanaian descent Vadis Odjidja- Ofoe scored in the 33rd minute and lasted the entire duration as Brugge beat OH Leuven by a lone goal. Former Ghana Under-17 striker Enock Adu Kofi was on the substitutes’ bench for Brugge whilst Kpando Hearts of Lions product Abraham Kudemor did not make the trip with Leuven.

Frank Acheampong came in for Martin Suarez in the 46th minute as Anderlecht lost 1-0 at home to Kotrijk. Right back Daniel Opare got booked in the 44th minute and play full time as Standard Liege were beaten 1-0 away by Zulte Waregem.

Former Gomoah Fetteh Feyernoord forward Abdul Yakinu Iddi was introduced in the 68th minute for Aleksandar Trajkovski as his side Mechelen lost by two goals to one at the Argos Oil Stadion to Circle Brugge


Adambathia Larsen Kwarasey was in post for Stromsgodset who beat Valeranga by two goals to one at the Marienlyst Stadion. Left back Razak Nuhu was an unused substitute for Stromsgodset. Striker King Osei Gyan was not in the Viking line up as they drew 1-1 with Sandness ULF.


Elsewhere in the Superliga, Dominic Oduro was an unused substitute for AGF who went away to draw with Randers whilst Manchester City loanee Mohammed Abu could not make the AGF match day list. Davidson Dobo-Ampem was also an unused substitute for Ejsberg who drew 1-1 with OB.


Midfield anchor Abraham Akwasi Frimpong lasted the entire duration for Napredak Krusevac who went away to draw 1-1 with Novi Pazar at Gradski Stadium. Former Asante Kotoko and Gomoah Fetteh Feyernoord prodigy Obeng Regan was not in the Napredak team because of a red card


Former King Faisal winger Enock Ebo Andoh came in for Christos Theofilou in the 65th minute as his side Ael Limassol drew 1-1 with Ael Larnaca.


In the Greek Super league, 2009 MTN Soccer Reality show winner Arago Jamal missed his place in the Atromitos match day squad as they held Asteras Tripolis to a two all draw away at the Stadio Theodors Kolokotronis.

Former Liberty Professionals forward Aziz Tetteh played full time for Platanias who lost 1-3 to Ergotelis


Former Heart of Lions striker Sadat Bukari was substituted in the 66th minute as his side Astra were beaten 3-1 by Concordia Chiajna. Seidu Yahaya was on the Astra bench whilst Uriah Asante Mensah did not make the Astra squad.


Mubarak Wakaso scored his debut goal in the Russian top-flight after finding his name on the score sheet when his side, Rubin Kazan beat Anzhi Makhachkala 5-1.