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Soccer News of Friday, 25 October 2013

Source: Erasmus Kwaw

Right to Dream graduates roundup

Find out how our graduates fared for their clubs and schools in the past week.

Graduate Joshua Yaro was named number Freshman in US Collegiate soccer following an impressive debut season for Georgetown University. James C. Nortey was also ranked 11th in the seniors category of the rankings and And King Osei Gyan scored his second goal of the season for Viking in Norway.


*Norway: Tromso 4:3 Viking*

We start off in Norway where King Osei Gyan scored his second goal of the season but Viking went down 3:4 to Tromso in the league. Gyan scored to bring the scores to 2:2 but the host scored two more goals to get all three points.

*Sweden: Ljungskile 1 - 3 Östersunds FK *

Samuel Mensah and Thomas Boakye played 90 minutes each in Ostersunds FK’s 3:1 away win over Ljungskile in the Swedish Superttan.**

*Åtvidaberg 3 - 0 Helsingborg *

David Accam played 90 minutes as Helgingborg went down 0:3 to Atvidaberg.**

*Kalmar 1 - 2 Djurgården *

Godsway Donyoh made a late substitute appearance in Djurgarden’s 2:1 away success over Kalmar.**

*Denmark: AGF 0 - 1 Nordsjælland *

Dominic Oduro played the opening 77 minutes but AGF lost 0:1 to Nordsjælland in Denmark.**

*Finland: TPS 3 - 3 Mariehamn *

Thomas Agyiri made his 10th appearance for TPS in their exciting 3:3 drawn game with Mariehamn.**

*USA Collegiate Soccer:*

*Westmont College 3:2 ACU*

Nana Akyen provided a crucial assist as Westmont College defeated ACU 3:2. Akyen’s corner kick was headed in by Wynne for the winning-goal.

*UC Santa Barbara 3:2 UC Davis*

Fifi Baiden made his 7th appearance of the season in UC Santa Barbara’s 3:2 victory over UC Davis. It came just days after the RtD graduate was ranked 88th overall in the USA College rankings.

*Boston College 0:1 Duke*

Isaac Normesinu made an impressive appearance but the Boston College soccer team lost 0:1 to Duke College at the Newton Campus Field. Normesinu came close to scoring when he played a give-and-go with teammate Lewis but he missed narrowly in the second half. Isaac was ranked 96th in the latest Collegiate rankings for freshmen.

*Marquette University 1:0 Providence*

James C. Nortey helped Marquette University to secure their fourth straight victory in the BIGEAST Conference after a 1:0 win over Providence. Nortey was very lively in the encounter and was unlucky not to have scored with a diving header. Nortey was named as the 11th best collegiate player in the USA over the weekend.

*Villanova University 1:0 No. 12 Creighton*

Oscar Umar played the entire game as the Villanova University Wildcats defeated No. 12 Creighton 1:0. The win was Villanova's third in a row.

*High School Soccer:*

*Kent School 5:1 Millbrook*

There were three graduates in action as Kent School beat Millbrook 5:1. Emmanuel Twumasi scored two goals, with as assist from Razak Nuhu while Edward Opoku scored the consolation goal for Millbrook.

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*The Hotchkiss 2:0 Choate*

Erick Opoku scored a goal in each half to secure a 2:0 win for the Hotchkiss School soccer team over Choate. Graduates Moro Mohammed, Farouk Osman and Francis Atuahene were also in action. Meanwhile, Francis Atuahene was named Athlete of the Week after scoring five goals in two matches for the School.