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Performances of Ghanaian players abroad

Christian Atsu in action for FC Porto

Few Ghanaian players were in action for their clubs on the opening weekend of the Norwegian and Ukrainian Leagues. 

Others were also involved in pre-season friendlies. Below is a lowdown.

SWEDEN

Allsvenskan top scorer Abdul Majeed Waris set up the first goal for BK Hacken who won 2-1 at bottom-placed Orebro.

Zakariah Abdullai played the last six minutes for Gefle IF who held IFK Goteborg to a 1-1 draw.

Compatriot Joachim Adukor failed to make the first team squad.

Defender Edward Owusu watched from the bench as his AIK Stockholm side lost 2-0 at √Ötvidaberg.

Joseph Baffo warmed the bench for Helsingborg who pipped Syrianska FC 1-0.

NORWAY

Former Ghana U17 captain Paul Addo sat on the bench during his Odd Grenland side’s 6-2 drubbing at Brann.

King Osei Gyan lasted 88 minutes for Viking who beat Honefoss 2-1.

In the second-tier league, Ernest Asante played 81 minutes for IK Start who widened their lead at the top of the table after beating Alta 4-0.

UKRAINE

Striker Dominic Adiyiah played the last 21 minutes for Arsenal Kiev who suffered a 6-0 humiliation at Shakhtar Donetsk.

Compatriot Abeiku Quansah sat out due to injury.

Midfielder Derek Boateng was influential in FC Dnipro’s 4-1 win over Tavriya 4-1. Defender Samuel Inkoom warmed the bench.

Defender Daniel Addo was not involved in action for Zorya FC who won 2-0 over Metalurh.

FRIENDLY

Christian Atsu was key to FC Porto’s 1-0 triumph over Evian Thonon on Saturday.

Andre Ayew played for 60 minutes as Olympique Marseille lost 2-0 to Benfica.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. illegal says:

    kwasi appiah pls shine ur eye ooo..we all noe inkoom has lost form.no disrespect ba if u noe dey get some play 4 ukraine where else??

  2. Ansong says:

    Any1 who still thinks unqualified kumasi coach can take us to the world cup (Brazi) is fooling himself.wise up*

  3. qwaqu says:

    atsu we need u in d satelites

  4. Tiger year says:

    I believe that the president of GFA will give Milo a second chance. I want Milo badly because he is the right man for the black stars job. People who don’t like Milo must not buy milo

  5. Love says:

    I tink milo deserve de second chance.

  6. Adebayo says:

    GNS must report the facts: Atsu played only the first half of the friendly against Evian and was substituted at half time when the score was goalless. Although he played well, you cannot really say he ‘was key’ to Porto’s victory!

  7. Chu says:

    we nid a system of willful possesion with few players doing damage and and not milo who cant equalise if we get behind

  8. Chu says:

    No matter how derek impresses, he is just that same loss of concentration who thinks he is senior. ansong, grease elbows