It was a quiet weekend for Ghanaian players in terms of conversion rate as only three players registered their names on the score sheet.
However, performance-wise, there were plenty of positives from most of the players across the major leagues as well as the lesser known leagues.
Reuben Obodai has a lowdown on how Ghanaian players fared across the globe over the weekend.
Daniel Amartey, who is reported to be on his way to French side Nantes was missing from Leicester City’s squad that recorded a 3-2 victory over Newcastle United. Christian Atsu returned from injury to make a cameo appearance for the Magpies.
Andre Ayew was introduced in the 79th for West Ham United in their shocking 1-0 victory over Chelsea.
Collins Quaner enjoyed full throttle for Huddersfield in their 2-0 win over fellow debutants Brighton.
Jeffery Schlupp kept up his superb form as he played full throttle for Crystal Palace as played out a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth.
Jordan Ayew was introduced in the 56th minute for Swansea City in their 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion at the Liberty Stadium.
In the Championship, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh missed the Wolverhampton Wanderers goalless draw with Sunderland through injury.
Albert Adomah failed to conjure his magic for Aston Villa as they were held to a goalless stalemate at home by Millwall.
Andy Yiadom played the entire period for Barnsley in their 3-0 defeat at home to Derby County.
Caleb Ekuban lasted just 34 minutes of Leeds United 3-1 win at QPR with a suspected injury.
Ghanaian duo Tarique Fosu and Joe Dodoo were missing in Charlton Athletic squad that lost 1-0 at home to Portsmouth.
Hiram Boateng played full action for Exeter City in their 3-1 loss at Colchester United.
Harold Odametey lasted full minutes for Maidenhead in their goalless draw with Maidstone. His compatriot Nana Owusu was introduced in the 77th minute for Maidenhead.
Midfielder Nortei Nortey delivered for Dover Athletic in their 4-0 over Hartlepool.
Kwame Thomas lasted full throttle for Solihull in their 1-0 loss at Chester. Kwame Asante made a cameo appearance the losers.
Koby Arthur warmed the bench for Macclesfield as they walloped Wrexam 4-1 at home on Saturday.
Thomas Partey was taken off in the 93rd minute of Atletico Madrid 1-0 win at Real Betis.
Emmanuel Boateng plea was heard by coach Juan Munoz as he finally made playing minutes for Levante in their 2-1 home loss to Athletic Bilbao.
Mubarak Wakaso warmed the bench for Deportivo Alves in their 2-0 win over Las Palmas.
Kwadwo Asamoah was in superb form for Juventus during their goalless stalemate with fellow title chasers Inter Milan at the Allianz.
Godfred Donsah performed admirably for Bologna despite their 2-1 defeat to AC Milan at the San Siro Stadium.
Rahman Chibsah lasted 70 minutes for Benevento Calcio in their 2-0 loss at Udinese. Bright Gyamfi picked a booking as he made a cameo appearance.
Alfred Duncan returned from a long lay-off to play the last thirteen minutes for Sassuolo in their 2-1 win over Crotone at home.
In the Serie B, defender Isaac Donkor scored his first goal of the campaign for Cesena in their 4-2 victory over Pescara. There was no sign of Ransford Selasi on Pescara bench.
Bright Addae returned from suspension to play full throttle for Ascoli in their 1-1 stalemate against Virtus Entella.
Moses Odjer warmed the bench for Salernitana in their 1-1 draw with Perugia. Patrick Asmahwas not added to the match day squad.
Emmanuel Besea warmed the bench for Frosinone in their 2-0 win over Brescia.
Enock Kwarteng still nursing an injury hence missed Nantes 2-1 loss to OGC Nice at home.
Abdul Majeed Waris provided the winning assist for FC Lorient in their 2-1 win over Sochaux Montbilliard. Goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi warmed the bench for the losers.
Grejohn Kyei made a cameo appearance for Stade Reims in their 2-1 win at Niort.
Ebenezer Ofori spent the entire duration of VfL Stuttgart 2-0 loss to Leverkusen on the substitute bench.
Daniel Opare missed Augsburg 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin at home through suspension.
Kevin-Prince Boateng lasted full minutes for Eintracht Frankfurt as they battled against Bayern Munich but lost 1-0 to the Beverian giants. Young striker Okyere Wreidt warmed the bench for the Bayern.
Gideon Jung was enterprising for Hamburg in their goalless against VfL Wolfsburg at home.
Defender Joseph Baffo missed Eintracht Brauschweig goalless draw with Holstein Kiel through injury. Steffen Nkansah lasted full minutes for Braunschweig.
Marcel Appiah excelled at the heart of defence for VfL Osnabruck in their 2-0 win over Unterhaching.
Bernard Tekpetey was an unused substitute for Altach in their 1-0 home win over Austria Vienna. Kadiri Mohammed returned from suspension to play full throttle for the losers.
Richard Gadze played 90 minutes for Zira FK in their 1-0 win over Neftci Baku in the first leg of the Azerbaijan Cup quarter finals.
Nana Akwesi Asare again played full throttle for KAA Gent as they defeated Kortrijk 2-1 at home. Bernard Kumordzi also lasted full minutes for the losers.
Samuel Asamoah played full throttle for Sint Truiden in their 1-1 draw with Zulte Waregem.
William Owusu Acheampong was instrumental in Royal Antwerp in their 1-0 victory over Mouscron at home.
Nana Opoku Ampomah registered his name on the score sheet for Waasland-Beveren in their 3-1 win over Standard Liege.
Dennis Appiah played the entire duration of Anderlecht 3-1 loss at home to Sporting Charleroi.
Joseph Aidoo was in in his usual element for KRC Genk as they drew 1-1 with KAS Eupen, who are still searching for their first win under coach Claude Makelele after four games. Eric Ocanseywas taken off in the 94th minute for Eupen. Goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was not included in the squad for Eupen.
Osah Bernardinho Tetteh made a cameo appearance for Westerlo in their 1-0 win over OHL Leuven.
Striker Francis Narh missed Levski Sofia 1-1 draw with Slavia Sofia through injury.
Attacking midfielder Carlos Ohene lasted 57 minutes for Beroe in their 6-0 annihilation at CSKA-Sofia.
Ishmael Baidu warmed the bench for Septemvri Sofia win over Cherno More
German-born Ghanaian attacker Reagy Ofosu was not included in Istra 1961 match day squad as they were thump 5-1 by league leaders Dinamo Zagreb.
Ahmed Said provided an assist, picked a booking before being substituted in the 87th minute as his side Hadjuk Split recorded a 2-0 win over Lokomotive Zabgreb.
Maxwell Boadu Acosty was substituted in the 55th minute for Rijeka in their 2-0 victory against Slaven Belupo.
Obeng Reagan made a cameo appearance for Inter Zaperic in their 3-2 win against Cibalia
Ibrahim Moro picked a booking but lasted full minutes of action for Silkeborg as they recorded a 2-1 win at OB Odense.
Kelvin Mensah warmed the bench for Brondby in their 2-2 stalemate with Aarhus at home.
Joseph Mensah missed AC Horsen’s 2-1 win against Sonderjyske through injury.
Ernest Asante lasted 67 minutes for FC Nordsjaelland in their 3-2 win over Hobro at the Right to Dream Park. Ghanaian trio of Mumin Abdul, Collins Tanor and Godsway Donyoh missed the game through injuries.
Joseph Paintsil played remarkably well for Ferencvarosi in their 2-0 win at Vasas.
Derrick Luckassen lasted 73 minutes for PSV Eindhoven as they were hammered 3-0 by Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena.
Jonathan Opoku made a cameo appearance for VVV Venlo in their 2-2 stalemate with Heerenveen
Asumah Abubakar missed Willem II 1-1 draw with NAC Breda through injury likewise Thomas Agyepong for Breda.
In the Eerste Divisie, Leroy Owusu played astonishingly well for Almere City in their 2-1 home win over De Graafschap.
Aziz Tetteh finally made an appearance for Lech Poznan after warning the for so long in their previous matches as he came on at half time in their 1-0 win over Cracovia.
Winger Ernest Ohemeng did not make Moreinrense squad that were beaten 2-1 at Rio Ave.
Emmanuel Hackman and Lumor Agbenyenu played full period for Portimonense in their 1-0 loss against fellow debutants Chaves.
In the Segunda Liga, Osei Barnes lasted 67 minutes for Arouca in their 2-1 home win over Leixoes.
SWITZERLAND Raphael Dwamena was introduced in the 66th minute for FC Zurich in their 2-1 home loss to Luzern.
Kasim Nuhu enjoyed 90 minutes of action for Young Boys in their 1-1 draw with Grasshoppers.
In the Challenge League, defender Kwadwo Duah lasted full minutes as his side Winterthur suffered a 2-1 defeat to Xamax.
Richard Kissi Boateng picked a booking but lasted entire duration of SuperSport United 1-1 draw with Cape Town City FC. Akosah-Bempah Nana warmed the bench for Cape Town City.
Bernard Morrison was not included in Orlando Pirates 1-1 draw with Amazulu at home. Young midfielder Samuel Darpoh played the last 10 minutes for the away side.
Goalkeeper Richard Ofori kept a clean sheet as Maritzburg United beat Baroka 3-0 at home.
Mohammed Anas lasted full minutes for Free State Stars in their 3-0 defeat at Bloemfontein Celtic. Mumuni Abubakar was an unused substitute for the losers.
Razak Brimah was not included in Mamelodi Sundowns match day squad as they pip Golden Arrows 1-0.
Isaac Vorsah was pillar in defense for Ohod in their 2-2 draw against Al Ahli SC.
Prince Buaben was combative at the heart of Hearts of Midlothian midfield in their 1-0 win over Motherwell.
Francis Kyeremeh lasted full throttle for Radnik FK in their 1-0 victory at Zemun on Saturday.
Jones Asare missed Javor FK 3-0 win at Vojvodina through injury.
Former Vision FC midfielder Samuel Owusu lasted 82 minutes Cukaricki in their 1-0 loss at Radnicki Nis.
Abraham Frimpong played 90 minutes for action for Red Star Belgrade in their 3-0 win over Borac. Richmond Boakye Yiadom warmed the bench for the victors.
Hans Nunoo Sarpei made a cameo appearance for Senica FK in their 1-1 draw with Michalovce at home. Sadam Sulley lasted full minutes for the visitors.
Nicholas Opoku was in great form for Club African in their goalless draw with Zarsiz.
Elvis Manu enjoyed full throttle for Genclerbirligi in their 1-1 draw at Antalyaspor. Kamal Issahmade a cameo appearance for Genclerbirligi.
John Boye returned from a long injury lay-off but was declared unfit to play as his side Sivasspor beat Istanbul Basaksehir 1-0. Joseph Attamah lasted 61 minutes for coach Abdullah Avci’s side.
Asamoah Gyan was an unused substitute for Kayserispor in their 1-1 draw with Besiktas.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu lasted 66 minutes for Bursaspor in their 1-0 loss to Fenerbahce. Kofi Atta did not make the match day squad for the Green Crocodile.
Bernard Mensah missed Kasimpasa’s 3-0 defeat against Trabzonspor through suspension.
Issac Sackey was in inspiring form for Alanyaspor despite their 3-0 loss at Osmanlispor
Mahatma Otoo scored his EIGHT league goal for Balikesirspor as they held his former side Umraniyespor to a 2-2 stalemate.
Former Liberty Professionals striker Bernard Arthur opened his account for Azam FC in a friendly game against Friends Rangers as part of their preparations ahead of next season.
By: Reuben Obodai
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