Black Queens midfielder Grace Asantewa played her first match for Spanish side EDF Logroño Feminino on Saturday in the 1-1 draw at UDG Tenerife Egatesa.The former Ampem Darkoaa Ladies star produced quality stuff and lasted 74 minutes.Asantewaa joined the team with two days to the start of the season and so was an unused substitute in their league opener.Coach Gerardo Garcìa Leòn might have seen a lot of qualities to hand her a starting berth.
Ghanaian teenage sensation Nana Kwame Antwi made his debut for LOSC Lille B in their goalless draw with Epinal FC in the French National League on Saturday.Antwi, 19, gave a good account of himself in the entire 90 minutes he played.The marauding right-back joined French side from Armenian top-flight side FC Lori Vanadzor on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy.Antwi had a tremendous season at FC Lori in the Armenian top-flight league with a goal in 33 matches last season.Antwi
Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet will bring to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe every week.European football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad on Friday and Saturday in their respective leaguesI start off with Patrick Twumasi, The Ghanaian winger scored his second goal for Gaziantep in their 3-2 win over Beskitas.Raman Chibsah came off the bench to
Dutch-born of Ghanaian descent Myron Boadu netted a brace for AZ Alkmaar as they made a light work of Sparta Rotterdam 5-1 in the Eredivisie on Saturday afternoon.Abdou Harroui handed Sparta Rotterdam a shock advantage just three minutes into the game to plunge the Afas Stadium into silence.But Oussama Idrissi drew level for the Alkmaar a minute later before Myron Boadu gave shot them into the lead for the first time in the match on the 17th minute.The fast-rising poacher completed
Ghanaian youngster John Yeboah was on target for VVV Venlo in their 2-1 win over FC Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday afternoon.Yeboah opened the scoring for the Yellow and Black lads with a simple finish in the 12th minute.The visitors however fought back to pull level the score line through Ajdin Hrustic on the stroke of half time.But Evert Linthorst’s 84th minute cracker won the encounter 2-1 for Venlo.Yeboah joined the club on a season-long loan deal this summer
Midfielder Yusif Raman Chibsah scored his first goal for ten-man Gazisehir Gaziantep on Saturday in their 3-2 win over Besiktas at home in the Turkish Super Lig.The 26-year-old replaced Mali defender Souleymane Diarra on the hour mark and got onto the scoresheet 19 minutes later.Chibsah goal gave Gaziantep a three-zero lead after countryman Patrick Twumasi had opened the scoring in the 8th minute and Guray Vural after 58 minutes.But Besiktas scored two goals in one minute to cause
Patrick Twumasi scored his second Turkish Super Lig goal of the season in Gazisehir Gaziantep's 3-2 win over Besiktas at home on Saturday.The Ghana striker converted an eighth minute penalty to put the home side on the board.Twumasi was making his third appearance for the club he joined this summer fromHe was replaced by Muhammet Demir in the 77th minute.Countryman Rahman Chibsah climbed off the bench to score in the 79th minute to give Gaziantep a three-zero lead.But Besiktas
Ashantigold captain Shafiu Mumuni is confident the miners can sail through to the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup despite their slim win over RS Berkane in the first leg. The Obuasi based lads defeated last year's finalist 3-2 at the Obuasi Len Clay Park on Saturday to take a slim advantage to Morocco.Shafiu, who was on the score-sheet, lamented over the two goals conceded but was very positive that the Miners can still qualify."I am confident we can qualify,we
Ghana duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlup were all in action for Crystal Palace as the Eagles suffered a heavy defeat to Tottenham on Saturday afternoon. It was a frustrating afternoon for the South London club with Ayew ending up in the books of referee Craig Pawson.All four Spurs goals came in the first half, with Son Heung-min the producing a man of the match performance for Spurs at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium.Soncapitalised on a defensive lapse from returning Palace defender
AshantiGold gained a slim first leg advantage against RS Berkane in their 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup penultimate round qualifier with a 3-2 win at the Len Clay Sports Stadium on Saturday.The Miners took a two-zero lead at half-time but allowed the visitors to rally back and level the scoring before Amos Addai scored the match winner.Left-back Eric Donkor hit the back of the net for the go-ahead goal in the 17th minute when his cross from the flanks zoomed into the net like a
AshantiGold gained first leg advantage against RS Berkane in their 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup.Left-back Eric Donkor scored the go-ahead goal in the 17th minute when his cross from the flanks zoomed into the net like a rocket.On the nick of the half-time captain Shafiu Mohammed who was behind the RS Berkane defender inside the box stuck in his right foot to hit the ball past on-rushing goalkeeper for the second goal.RS Berkane reduce the deficit few minutes after the break through
Ghanaian forward Fatawu Safui was the hero for Trelleborgs FF as his solitary strike helped defeat Orgryte 1-0 in the Swedish Superettan League on Saturday afternoon.The former Asante Kotoko poacher marked his debut with a goal for the lower tier side before the international break and resumed his goal scoring duties with the only goal against Orgryte this afternoon.Safui scored the only goal of the afternoon in the 35th minute as Trelleborgs recorded their second win on the bounce.
GHANAsoccernet.com brings to you live updates from the Len Clay Sports Stadium as AshantiGold host Moroccan side RS Berkane in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup first roundFor the past decade, no Ghanaian club has eliminated a North African side from the CAF Inter-club competition.AshantiGold in the preliminary round eliminated Akonanguiclub of Equatorial Guinea to set up this clash against RS Berkane. The Moroccan team were runners up in last year’s competition
Solomon Asante has dedicated his United Soccer League Player of the Month for August award to Phoenix Rising teammates.The Ghana winger was named the league’s best player for August this week after registering three assists and scoring an impressive six goals as Phoenix Rising kept up their flawless display in the campaign.Asante broke the club’s single-season goal record and broke the league’s single-season record for most combined goals and assists in a season.The 28-year-old
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad says there will be new awards to recognize and celebrate exceptional contributions to Africa football and inspiring people during the CAF awards.The yearly ritual ceremony currently in its 27th edition will honour the best African players, coaches as well as national teams who have been outstanding throughout the year.The award ceremony will take place in the iconic resort Albatros Citadel in Egypt.“Awards will honor
Afriyie Acquah’s agent has apologized on behalf of the player for posting a disturbing sex video on social media but insists the Yeni Malatyaspor midfielder was NOT the actor.ArthurLegacy claims they have investigated the issue and concluded Acquah did the wrong thing by mistakenly posting that video.A statement on its Twitter account read: ''ArthurLegacy has spoken to our client Afriyie Acquah, investigated and can confirm he was not the one in the video but, been careless
Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban has promised fans of Trabzonspor he will make a strong come back from injury. The striker suffered a broken left foot injury after colliding with Portuguese midfielder Fernandes in training on Wednesday.Ekuban will miss from four to six weeks of football but the Ghana international has pledged to return stronger for the club."Football gives and buys football. Just like life. Unfortunately I will stay away from the field for at least 1 month. I will
Ghanaian defender Richard Baffour has sealed a move to Iraqi side Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya on a free transfer. The 29-year-old had previously been in the books of Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily.Last month, it was reported Saudi Arabian newcomers Al Adalah tabled US$ 150,000 to sign the centre-back.But that was rejected by Ismaily.Baffour also played for Bechem United in the Ghana Premier League.
Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp says he wants to move into property business after football. The 27-year old has started preparing for life after football insisting managing a portfolio has been his passion since he was young.The Crystal Palace midfielder has had a good start to the season, after returning from a lengthy injury lay off."I will plead to all football loving fans to troop to the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday to support us to victory," he told the club's
German legend Lothar Matthaus has revealed that he recommended defender Jerome Boateng to Bayern Leverkusen during the winter transfer window. Boateng was set to leave Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window following interest from Paris Saint Germain.The German born Ghanaian is believed to be unhappy in Munich.Meanwhile, former German great, who thinks Leverkusen are weak defensively recommended the player to manager Rudi Völler."For me, they aren't strong enough