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Sports News of Friday, 10 August 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Wrap of performance of Ghanaian players in Europa League

There were Ghanaian interests in Thursday night's UEFA Europa League as a lot of Ghanaian stars were involved in action.

Maxwell Boadu Acosty was replaced at the death as Croatian side Rijeka drew 1-1 with Norwegian side Sarpsborg 08.

Former Black Stars B icon Joel Fameyeh lasted 83 minutes for Dinamo Brest who earned a 1-1 draw at Apollon Limassol.

Compatriot Saliw Babawo was an unused substitute for the Belarusians.

Midfielder Seidu Yahaya played the entire duration as Dinamo Minsk thrashed Zenit St Petersburg 4-0 at home.

Veteran Nana Kwesi Asare saw full-time action as Gent earned a 1-0 win at Jagiellonia Bialystok.

Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi suffered an injury and was replaced in the 37th minute as CSKA Sofia were beaten 2-1 at home by Danish side FC Copenhagen.

Youngster Mohammed Kudus made his Europa League debut as Nordsjaelland lost 2-1 at home to Partizan Belgrade.

He came on in the 65th minute for Rygaard Jensen while countrymen Clinton Antwi, Ibrahim Sadiq and Abdul Mumin were unused substitutes.

Midfielder Godsway Donyoh missed the game for the Danish side through injury.

Former Ghana U17 striker Issah Abass bagged a brace as Slovenian side Olimpijia recorded a 3-0 win over Finnish side HJK at home.

Midfielder Anthony Annan played the full match while Evans Mensah was substituted in the 80th minute.

Striker Samuel Tetteh lasted 78 minutes for LASK Linz who were beaten by 1-0 at Turkish side Besiktas.

Defender Joseph Aidoo was an unused substitute as Genk posted a 2-0 win over Lech Poznan.

Ghana defender Joseph Attamah warmed the bench for Istanbul Basaksehir who drew 0-0 with Burnley.

Striker Samuel Afum was introduced in the 68th minute for Serbian side FK Subotica who got nailaed 2-0 at home by Brondby.

Youngster Osman Bukari made a cameo for Trencin who trounced Dutch giants Feyenoord 4-0 as he played the final five minutes.

Striker Said Ahmed Said climbed off the bench in the 64th minute as Croatian side Hadjuk Split drew 0-0 with FCSB