Sports News of Monday, 19 August 2019
The 2019/2020 season kicks off and Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet will be bringing to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe.
We bring you a comprehensive report on how these players performed with their clubs over the weekend.
Our journalist Herbert Boakye Yiadom, a specialist in monitoring players abroad brings to you all the details over the weekend
We begin with, Joseph Painstil. He scored a goal for Genk as they thrashed Waasland-Beveren by 4-0 in the Belgium Pro League this weekend.
Solomon Asante scored over the weekend to become the all-time leading scorer for Phoenix Rising
Andre Ayew also impressed on his debut for Swansea City in the Championship as he came off the bench in the 69th minute.
David Accam came off the bench to score for Columbus Crew as they drew 2-2 with Toronto FC
Jordan Ayew was unused substitute for Crystal Palace as they lost away to Sheffied United. Jeffrey Schlupp made his debut in the league as he was introduced into the game in the 64th minute
Christian Atsu was not included in the match day squad of Newcastle United as they lost 3-1 against Norwich
Daniel Amartey was not included in the match day squad of Leicester City as they drew with Chelsea
In the Championship, Albert Adomah saw 18 minutes of action for Nottingham Forest in their 3-0 win over Birmingham
Andre Ayew came off the bench in the 69th minute as Swansea defeated Preston 3-2
Andy Yiadom played full throttle for Reading in their 3-0 win over Cardiff
In the League One, Kwesi Appiah warmed the bench for AFC Wimbledon as they drew 1-1 against Accrington
In the National League, Ofori-Twumasi Nana and Bernard Mensah featured for Maidenhead in their 4-1 win over Chorley
Brandon Asante came off the bench as Ebbsfleet lost to Solihull Moors by 2-1
Joseph Aidoo was unused substitute for Celta Vigo as they lost to Real Madrid 3-1
Mubarak Wakaso lasted 90 minutes for Alaves in their 1-0 win over Levante
Lumor and Baba Mohammed excelled as Real Mallorca beat Eibar 2-1 in their opening match
Thomas Partey lasted 45 minutes for PSG in their game against Getafe
In the Ligue 1, John Boye played the entire duration for FC Metz in their 3-0 win over Monaco
In the Ligue 2, Ebenezer Assifuah was unused substitute for Le Havre in their 3-1 win over Lens
Lawrence Ati-Zigi warmed the bench for Sochaux as they lost to Lorient 1-0
In the Bundesliga, Bernard Tekpertey, Ampomah Opoku, Kelvin Ofori and Kassim Nuhu Adams did not feature for Fortuna Dusseldorf in their 3-1 win over Werder Bremen
Christopher Antwi-Adjei played the entire duration for Paderborn as they lost to Bayer Leverkusen 3-2. Philimon Tawiah missed the game for Paderborn
In the Bundesliga II, Kyereh Daniel-Kofi warmed the bench for Wehen as they lost 3-0 to Hannover
In the Bundesliga III, Kwadwo Leroy played the entire duration for Wurzburger Kickers in their 3-2 win over Preussen Munster
David Atanga saw 45 minutes of action for Holstein Kiel in their 2-1 win over Karlsruher
Samuel Tetteh was not included in the match day squad of Lask Linz as they were held to a draw at home by Tirol. Felix Adjei was introduced into the game for the away side in the 80th minute
Majeed Ashimeru saw 65 minutes of action for Salzburg as they thrashed St.Pollen by 6-0.
Joseph Painstil scored for Genk as they thrashed Waasland-Beveren 4-0. Thomas Agyepong made his debut for Waasland
Samuel Asamoah played the entire duration for St.Truiden in their 2-0 defeat to Antwerp. Daniel Opare missed the game for Antwerp
Eric Ocansey lasted 87 minutes for Kortrijk in their 4-2 win over Anderlecht. Emmanuel Adjei Sowuah missed the game for the losers due to injury while Dauda Mohammed was not included in the match day squad
Abdul Nurudeen was on the bench for Eupen as they drew against Club Brugge
In the Proximus League, Kamal Sowah was introduced into the game in the 80th minute as Leuven defeated Beerschot 3-0
Regan Obeng scored for Istra 1961 as they lost 4-3 to Slaven Belupo
Emmanuel Antwi saw 81 minutes of action for Pribram as they lost 2-0 to Slovacko
Mohammed Kudus, Christopher Antwi, Isaac Atanga, Abdul Mumin all featured for Nordsjaelland in their 2-0 win over Odense. Ibrahim Sadiq warmed the bench through out
Evans Mensah played the entire duration for HJK as they lost to KPV Kokkola by 2-1
Ghana youth striker Issah Abass scored his first goal for FC Utrecht in their 1-1 draw at Feyenoord on Sunday in the Eredivisie.
Isaac Donkor missed U Craiova game against FC Botosani. Regy Ofosu saw 65 minutes of action for Botosani
Richmond Boakye Yiadom was not included in the match day squad of Red Star Belgrade over the weekend. His side won 3-2 against Subotica.
Samuel Owusu did not play over the weekend for Cukaricki as they won 2-1 against Proleter
Sulley Sadam and Edmund Addo both played for Senica as they were held to a 2-2 draw against Ruzomberok
Osman Bukari featured for Trencin in their 2-1 win over Trnava
Benson Anang was introduced into the game in the 77 minute for Zilina as they defeated Nitra 3-0
Michu Apau played the entire duration for Slovan Bratislava as they thumped Sered 4-0
Sadat Karim came off the bench to score the winning goal for Halmstads BK as they toppled Vasteraas SK in the Swedish Superettan League on Saturday.
Joseph Attamah was a second half substitute for Rizespor in their 1-0 season opener win at Gençlerbirli?i. The Ghana international was introduced on the hour mark to replace Ivorian Ismaël Tiémoko Diomandé.
Bernard Mensah played the full throttle for Kayerispor as they lost by a lone goal to Alanyaspor
Isaac Cofie made his debut for Sivasspor in their 3-0 win over Besiktas
Caleb Ekuban came off the bench and lasted 33 minutes for Trabzonspor as they drew against Kasimpasa
Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful and David Accam featured for Columbus Crew as they drew 2-2 against Toronto FC. David Accam came off the bench to score for Columbus Crew
Solomon Asante scored for Phoenix Rising as they defeated Reno 4-2