By Akyereko Frimpong Manson
Black Stars pair Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu and Abdul Majeed Waris will play no further part in the Uefa Europa League after their clubs suffered elimination in their second-leg ties on Thursday.
Russians Spartak Moscow become the first side to be kicked out of the competition after falling 4-2 to Swiss Super League side St Gallen in Moscow.
Striker Abdul Majeed Waris played the entire first half for Spartak before he was replaced.
While a ten-man Udinese side were unable to salvage victory in Czech Republic after drawing 1-1. Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu was an unused substitute.
Wakaso Mubarak watched Rubin Kazan’s 3-0 win over Norwegian side Molde from the stands at the Central’nyj stadion Kazan’.
There was no Issah Kamal in the Nordsjælland when they were beaten 1-0 by Swedish side Elfsborg.
Astra Giurgiu were held to a 1-1 home draw by Maccabi Haifa and were kicked out.
Midfielder Seidu Yahaya returned to the Astra team but was an unused substitute same as Sadat Bukari who sat on the bench.
Danish side Esbjerg progressed on a 5-3 aggregate after beating Saint Etienne 1-0 at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Former St Pauli defender Davidson Drobo-Ampem was introduced with a minute of full-time.
KRC Genk completed a 7-2 aggregate win over Icelandic side FH after winning 5-2.
Bennard Kumordzi played the last 11 minutes of the game for the Belgians.
Daniel Opare maintained his impressive run by playing the full 90 minutes for Standard Liege in their 3-1 win over Minsk.
Feyenoord’s poor start to the season continued as they exited the Europa League after losing 2-1 to Kuban’ Krasnodar.
Midfielder Rabiu Mohammed did not travel with Kuban while Dutch-born Elvis Manu was introduced on the hour mark by Feyenoord.
Samuel Inkoom watched from the stands at the Dnipro Arena when they recorded a 2-0 win over Kalju to advance on a 5-1 aggregate.