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Ghanaian Players Abroad: Ayew brothers, Kudus, Tetteh on target

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BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Jordan Ayew of Crystal Palace battles for possession with Junior Stanislas of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium on June 20, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Ian Walton/Pool via Getty Images)

 It was a great weekend for Ghanaian players abroad with lots of goals and quality performances, including important strikes from the Ayew brothers — Jordan and Andre — in England.

Edmund Okai Gyimah brings to you a wrap up of the performances of Ghanaian players abroad.


Thomas Partey featured for Atletico Madrid as they defeated Real Valladolid 1-0 to stay at the fourth position on the league log but 13 points off joint leaders, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Iddrisu Baba was impressive in the heart of midfield for Mallorca throughout their 1-1 draw with Leganes.

Youngster Mujaid Aliu Sadick played for 90 minutes in the heart of defence for Deportivo La Coruna who drew 3-3 with Rayo Vallecano.

Emmanuel Lomotey played for 68 minutes for relegation-bound Extremadura who drew 1-1 with Malaga.

Attacker Emmanuel Gyasi was replaced in the 86th minutes by Tobias Reinhart as Spezia pipped Empoli 1-0.

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu took command of the Hellas Verona midfield for 90 minutes as they defeated Calgliari 2-1.
Moses Odjer played for 65 minutes for struggling Trapani who drew goalless with Frosinone.


Centre-back Gideon Jung was solid for SV Hamburg who drew 1-1 with Osnabruck.

Arsenal loanee, Jordi Osei Tutu scored the second goal for VfL Bochum who drew 2-2 with Greuther Furth.

Gideon Jung played the full match while Jan Gyamerah lasted 55 minutes as their side SV Hamburg lost 2-1 to Hiddenheim.

Elsewhere in the Bundesliga III, Akwasi Okyere Wriedt netted a hat-trick for the second team of Bayern Munich who walloped SV Meppen 5-1.

Danish-born Ghanaian midfielder Nikolas Nartey played for 61 minutes for Hansa Rostock who beat Carl Zeiss 4-0. Aaron Opoku was also introduced in the 60th minute by Rostock.

Joseph Amoah played for 74 minutes for Vitoria Guimaraes who dew 1-1 with Moreirense.

Jordan Ayew returned to winning ways as he scored for Crystal Palace who beat Bournemouth 2-0 last Saturday. It was a landmark strike for Palace’s leading goal scorer who took his tally to nine goals this season and became the highest scoring Ghanaian in Premiership history with 25 goals, overtaking the 24-goal mark he shared with retired legend Tony Yeboah.

Yeboah scored his 24 goals in 47 games with Leeds United, while Ayew attained that feat in 129 appearances for three different clubs — Aston Villa, Swansea City and Palace.

Edward Nketiah replaced Alexandre Lacazette in the 74th minute as Arsenal’s woes continued with a 2-1 away defeat to Brighton. Teenage star Tariq Lamptey was an unused substitute for the winners.

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND – JUNE 20: Lukas Nmecha of Middlesbrough vies for possession with Andre Ayew of Swansea City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Swansea City at The Riverside Stadium on June 20, 2020 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Athena Pictures/Getty Images)

At Riverside, Andre Ayew set up the opener for Rhian Brewster in the 18th minute before netting a 34th minute penalty also as Swansea humiliated Middlesbrough 3-0 in the Championship.

In Wales on Sunday, Cardiff City defeated Premiership-bound Leeds United by two goals to nothing, winger Albert Adomah Danquah played 65 minutes for the winners.

 Red-hot Mohammed Kudus netted a brace as Nordsjaelland walloped AaB 4-0. Ibrahim Sadiq also set up a goal in the game. The winners started the game with three Ghanaian — Kudus, Isaac Atanga and Sadiq. Two other Ghanaians, Kamaldeen Sulemana and Abdul Mumin, were introduced later.

Red-hot Mohammed Kudus celebrating one of his goals against AaB

Bernard Mensah played for 90 minutes for Kayserispor who defeated Genclirbirligi 2-0.

Afriyie Acquah saw 90 minutes of action as his side Yeni Malatyaspor beat Goztepe 2-1.

Forward Benjamin Tetteh replaced Libor Kozac in the 63rd minute and scored the fourth goal as Sparta Prague handed Slovan Liberec a 4-1 mauling.
Emmanuel Antwi played for 64 minutes for Pribram as they defeated Sigma Olomouc 2-0.

Abrham Frimpong replaced Gergo Lovrencsics in the 25th minute as Ferencvros beat Ujpest 1-0 to be crowned league champions.

In form Osman Bukari scored the third goal for Trencin as they went away to beat Zlate Moravce by three goals to two.
Edmund Addo lasted 90 minutes in central midfield for FK Senica as they lost 0-2 to Nitra. Compatriot Sulley Sadam replaced Filip Buchel in the 76th minute.

Ebenezer Ofori and Enock Adu Kofi were on the winning side as AIK beat Hamarby 2-0.


Samuel Tetteh was introduced in the second half and netted the second goal for LASK who beat Sturm Graz 2-0. Isaac Donkor, who played in defence for Sturm Graz, was sent off in the 72nd minute.

Central midfielder Majeed Ashimeru replaced Masaya Okugawa in the 64th minute as his side Red Bull Salzburg drew 2-2 with Wolfsberger.

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