Performance of Ghanaian players in Europa League

Caleb Ekuban

Caleb Ansah Ekuban, and Joseph Amoah were the Ghanaian players who scored in the Europa League qualifiers on Thursday whilst others including Elisha Owusu, Nana Asare and Adu Kofi saw full time action. brings to you a wrap up of the output of Ghanaian players in the Europa League.

At the AEK Arena in Cyprus, veteran Nana Akwasi Asare, Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe and youngster Elisha Owusu all lasted 90 minutes for Gent who went away to draw 1-1 with AEK Larnaca

It was a clash of Ghanaian strikers at the Generali Arena in Praque as Sparta Praque hosted Trabzonspor. Benjamin Tetteh lasted 80 minutes for Sparta whilst Caleb Ansah Ekuban played full throttle scoring his side’s second goal in the 84th minute. The game ended 2-2.

Winger Joseph Amoah played full time and scored his first European competition goal for Portuguese outfit Vitoria Guimaraes in the 80th minute as they went away to wallop Latvian club Ventspils 3-0. Alhassan Wakaso was not in the Vitoria match day squad.

Central midfielder Enock Adu Kofi was instrumental in the heart of AIK midfield as they recorded a 2-1 win over FC Sheriff in Albania.

Elsewhere, teenager Cody Gakpo was introduced in the 59th minute by PSV who went north to beat Norwegian outfit FK Haugesund by a lone goal.

Winger Maxwell Boadu Acosty saw 63 minutes of action for Rijeka who beat Scottish side Aberdeen 2-0 at the Stadion Rujevica.

Wonderkid Myron Boadu who has netted three goals and provided three assists in his last two games for Dutch club AZ Alkmaar led the attack of his club but could not find the cutting edge as they went away to draw goalless with Mariupol.

By Edmund Okai Gyimah, Daily Mail GH

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