European football specialist, Reuben Obodai brings you a comprehensive update on how Ghanaian players performed in abroad this weekend.
The weekend was very fun in terms of the number of players who registered their names on the scoresheet – sixteen players hit the back of the net for their various clubs across the globe.
Caleb Ekuban got off the mark for Trabzonspor in grand style as they walloped giants Galatasaray. The young hitman had to wait for 14 matches at Leeds United before opening his scoring account but it took him just six minutes to sign off for the Turkish side
Joseph Aidoo, who has been churning out excellent performances in the opening weeks of the Belgian Jupilar Pro League, registered his name on the scoresheet with a cracking strike to help Genk earn a draw.
Still in Belgium, Black Stars newbie signed off his Ghana duty with a last-gasp goal to snatch a draw for Antwerp.
Kevin-Prince Boateng continued his superb return to the Serie A by notching up a goal for Sassuolo in their big win over Genoa.
Kasim Nuhu was the only blemish to a somewhat fantastic weekend for Ghanaian players abroad as the former Medeama SC guardsman suffered a horror injury in Hoffenheim win against SC Freiburg.
Lastly, Alhassan Wakaso kept up from where he left off last week against FC Porto by hitting an important winner for Vitoria Guimaraes in the victory over Tondela.
Reuben Obodai gives you a lowdown on how the players fared in abroad…
Daniel Amartey cameoed for Leicester City in their 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.
Dennis Odoi played full period of action for Fulham FC as they drew 2-2 with Brighton at the Amex Stadium.
Ghanaian duo Jeffrey Schlupp and Jordan Ayew were taken off in the 76th minute for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 defeat to Southampton at the Selhurst Park.
Christian Atsu cameos for Newcastle United in their 2-1 loss against Manchester City
Collin Quaner missed Huddersfield 1-1 draw at Everton through injury.
In the Championship, Albert Adomah was left out of Aston Villa matchday squad in their 4-1 defeat at Sheffield United after his brother fired a scathing attack on manager Steve Bruce for sanctioning the Ghanaian sale following the arrival of Anwer El Ghazi and Yannick Bolasie.
Andy Yiadom played full period of action for Reading FC as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at home to Sheffield Wednesday.
In League One, Tarique Fosu returned from injury to cameo for Charlton Athletic in their 2-1 win at Southend United.
Kwesi Appiah played 61 minutes for AFC Wimbledon in their 3-0 defeat at Burton.
Joe Dodoo played 45 minutes for Blackpool in their goalless draw at Walsall.
In League Two, Hiram Boateng picked a booking but played full throttle for Exeter City in their 3-0 home loss against Lincoln City.
Kobby Arthur was an unused substitute for Macclesfield in their 3-0 loss at Crewe Alexandria.
Kevin Lokko lasted 43 minutes for Dover Athletic in their 2-1 defeat at home to Barnet. Nortei Nortey lasted 63 minutes for the losers.
Nana Owusu and Harold Odametey played full throttle for Maidenhead in their 2-2 draw with Bromley.
Kwame Thomas was left out of Solihull matchday squad in their 2-1 win at Barrow.
Nana Ofori Twumasi lasted full throttle for Maidstone United in their 1-0 loss at Gateshead. Darius Osei was left out of losers squad.
Thomas Partey picked a booking but played full throttle for Atletico Madrid in their 2-0 loss at Celta Vigo.
Raphael Dwamena replaced fit-again Emmanuel Boateng in the 69th minute for UD Levante in their 2-2 stalemate with city rivals Valencia.
Mubarak Wakaso enjoyed full throttle for Deportivo Alaves as they romp back from a goal down to beat Espanyol 2-1 at home. Patrick Twumasi warmed the bench for the victors.
In the Segunda Division, Yaw Yeboah did not feature in CD Numancia 3-2 defeat at Lugo after he was granted permission to return to Ghana to renew his visa.
Richard Boateng played 79 minutes for Real Oviedo in their 1-1 draw at Cadiz.
Isaac Cofie was again in fantastic form for Sporting Gijon as they swat aside UD Extremadura 2-0 at home.
Kasim Nuhu suffered an injury during TSG Hoffenheim 3-1 win over SC Freiburg.
Baba Rahman lasted 73 minutes for Schalke 04 in their 2-0 home defeat to Hertha Berlin. Derrick Luckassen watched his new Hertha Berlin teammates from the stands.
Issah Abass watched from the stands as his new teammates FSV Mainz 05 laboured to draw 1-1 at FC Nuremburg.
Agyemang Diawusie warmed the bench for Ingolstadt in their 3-2 win over Aue.
Christian Adjei-Antwi played full throttle for SC Paderborn 07 in their 2-2 draw with VfL Bochum. Bernard Tekpetey for Paderborn. Jan Gyemerah was introduced in the 20th minute for Bochum.
Kelvin Weidlich played full throttle for Energie Cottbus in their 2-0 defeat at 1860 Munich.
Prince Owusu cameoed for Armenia Bielefeld in their 5-3 win over Regensburg.
American-born Joseph Claude-Gyau was relegated to Duisburg as he missed their 1-0 defeat at home to Greuther Furth. David Atanga also missed the match for the victors through injury.
Braydon Marvin Manu snatched a point for Hallescher in their 1-1 draw with VfL Osnabruck. Marcel Appiah missed the game for Osnabruck..
Steffen Nkansah warmed the bench for Eintracht Braunschweig in their 3-0 loss at Unterhaching.
Daniel Kofi Kyereh was left out of SV Wehen squad that lost 3-1 at Wurzburger Kickers.
Bernard Kyere and Kwame Yeboah played 90 minutes for Fortuna Koln in their 2-0 home win over Jena.
Kwadwo Asamoah recovered from a thigh injury to play 90 minutes for Inter Milan in their 3-0 victory over Bologna. Godfred Donsah missed the game for the losers through injury.
Afriyie Acquah played 88 minutes for Empoli in their goalless draw with Chievo Verona.
Yusif Rahman Chibsah played 90 minutes for Frosinone in their 1-0 defeat at Lazio.
Kevin Prince Boateng opens the scoring for Sassuolo as they thump Genoa 5-3. Alfred Duncan played full period of action while Claud Adjapong warmed the bench for the victors.
In the Serie B, Emmanuel Gyasi came off the bench to hit the winner for Spezia in their 3-2 victory over Brescia.
Moses Odjer warmed the bench for Salernitana in their 2-2 draw at Lecce.
Bright Addae was an unused substitute for Ascoli in their 2-0 defeat Perugia.
Enoch Kwateng played full throttle for Nantes FC in their 3-2 win at Strasbourg. Majeed Waris cameoed for the victors.
John Boye missed Metz FC 2-0 win over in-form RC Lens through injury. Grejohn Kyei made his debut as a late substitute for the losers.
Lawrence Ati Zigi warmed the bench for Sochaux in their 1-0 win over Beziers.
Ebenezer Assifuah was an unused substitute for Le Havre in their 3-1 win over Orleans.
Emmanuel Ntim warmed the bench for Valenciennes as they were hammered 4-0 at home by Clermont.
Winful Cobbina and Vincent Atinga played 90 minutes FK Tirana in their 3-1 away loss against Kukesi.
Samuel Tetteh missed LASK Linz 2-0 win over AC Wolfsberger through injury.
Seth Paintsil was once again left out of Admira Wacker squad as thet lost 3-1 at Red Bull Salzburg.
In the Bundesliga 2, Reuben Acquah played the entire period of action for LASK Juniors as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Neustadt.
Gideon Mensah missed Leifering FC 1-0 defeat at Austria Lustenau through injury.
Kelvin Yeboah climbed from the bench to snatch a point for Wattens in their 2-2 stalemate with SV Kapfenberg. Prince Mensah played full throttle for SV Kapfenberg.
Kennedy Boateng excelled in a three-man defense for Ried in their 3-0 won over Horn.
Gideon Baah excelled for FC Gomel as they pipped Isloch Minsk 1-0 at away.
Joel Fameyeh was taken off in the 90th minute for Dinamo Minsk in their 2-1 won over FC Minsk.
Eric Ocansey was introduced in the 41st minute for KAS Eupen in their 2-1 win over Standard Liege. Goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was not included in the victors matchday squad.
Nana Opoku Ampomah picked a booking but played 90 minutes for Waasland-Beveren in their 1-0 loss at Sporting Lokeren.
William Owusu Acheampong signed off for Black Stars duty with injury time equalizer against RSC Anderlecht. Daniel Opare played 84 minutes for Antwerp while Dennis Appiah cameoed with Dauda Mohammed warmed the bench for the Purple and White lads.
Samuel Asamoah played full throttle for Sint Truiden as they defeated Oostende 1-0 at home.
Nana Kwesi Asare played 90 minutes for KAA Gent in their 3-0 win at Cercle Brugge.
Joseph Aidoo scored his first goal of the campaign for KRC Genk in their 3-3 draw at Kortrijk. Joseph Paintsil played 63 minutes for the victors.
Kamal Sowah played the entire duration of the game for OH Leuven in their 3-1 defeat against Westerlo.
Divine Naah warmed the bench for Tubize in their 1-0 defeat at KV Mechelen.
Ishmael Baidu lasted 67 minutes for Septemvri in their 2-0 defeat at home to Etar.
Edwin Gyasi played 78 minutes for CSKA Sofia in their goalless draw with Botev Plovdiv.
Derrick Mensah cameoed for Dunav Ruse in their 3-1 loss at Ludogorets.
Frank Acheampong lasted 72 minutes for Tianjin Teda in their 2-0 defeat at Guangzhou R&F.
Ahmed Said was left out of Hadjuk Split squad that played 1-1 draw at Slaven Belupo.
Obeng Regan played 90 minutes for Istra 1961 in their 2-0 home loss to Gorica.
Maxwell Acosty lasted 72 minutes for Rijeka in their 1-1 stalemate with Dinamo Zagreb.
Benjamin Tetteh opened the scoring for Sparta Prague in their 2-0 win over Dukla Prague.
Emmanuel Antwi was introduced at half time for Pribram in the 3-0 defeat at Zlin.
Zuberu Sharani played 90 minutes for Sparta Prague U21 as they were beaten 2-1 at Viktoria Plzen U21.
Benjamin Asamoah played 90 minutes for Doxa in their 2-0 defeat at AEL Limassol.
Yaw Amankwa played full throttle for Hobro IK as they held Sonderjyske to a 1-1 stalemate. Collins Tanor, who joined Hobro on Transfer Deadline Day watched from the stands.
Abdul Mumin picked a booking but played 90 minutes for FC Nordsjaelland in their goalless draw at OB Odense. Kudus Mohammed was hauled off at half time while Godsway Donsah cameoed for the Wild Tigers. Sadiq Abubakar was left out of FC Nordsjaelland squad.
Emmanuel Oti missed Esbjerg 2-0 defeat home to FC Copenhagen through injury.
Kelvin Mensah missed Brondby 2-2 draw with FC Midtyjlland through injury.
Reuben Ayarna missed SJK 2-1 home loss against KuPS through injury.
Anthony Annan lasted the entire duration for HJK Helsinki in their 3-0 win over Inter Turku. Evans Mensah was not included in the victors squad.
Samba Silla warmed the bench for Jaro FF in their 3-0 win over KPV Kokolla.
Abraham Akwesi Frimpong missed Ferencvarosi 2-2 draw with MOL Vidi through injury.
Eli Keke played full period of action for Olafsvik in their 2-0 win against Thor Akureyri.
Young left-back Rashid Obuobi missed Ventspils 2-0 win over RFS through injury. Michael Ofosu Appiah was left out of the losers squad.
Clifford Aboagye warmed the bench for Atlas FC in their 3-1 loss at U.A.N.L Tigers.
Jonathan Opoku played the entire duration for VVV Venlo in their 1-1 draw with Herenveen.
Leeroy Owusu picked a booking but lasted the entire duration for Graafschap in their 1-1 draw at Emmen.
Budding forward Myron Boadu again scored for AZ Alkmaar but it was not enough as they lost 3-2 to Heracles.
In the Eerste Divisie, Kelvin Luckassen cameoed for Almere City in their 2-0 loss at FC Eindhoven.
Rodney Antwi lasted 64 minutes for Volendam in their 1-1 home draw with Jong AZ.
Asumah Abubakar played 85 minutes for Maastricht in their 2-1 defeat at home to Go Ahead Eagles.
Ibrahim Arafat Mensah warmed the bench for IK Start in their 1-0 win at Kristiansund. Isaac Twum was left out of the victors matchday squad.
Mohammed Abu and Adam Kwarasey played full period of the game for Valeranga as they pipped Lillestrom 1-0 at away.
Former Hearts of Oak striker Denny Antwi played 90 minutes for Asane in their 2-1 defeat at Ham-Kam.
Alhassan Wakaso scored the winner for Vitoria Guimaraes as they pipped Tondela 1-0. Joseph Amoah lasted 55 minutes for the victors.
Lumor Agbenyenu was left out of Sporting Lisbon matchday squad that beat Feirense 1-0 at home.
Emmanuel Hackman played full minutes of action for Portimonense in their 2-1 defeat at Rio Ave.
In the Segunda Division, Kwame Nsor was on target again for Academica Viseu but they were beaten 2-1 by Porto B.
Henry Medarious was not included in Vitoria Guimaraes B squad that won 2-1 at Sporting Covilha.
Joseph Mensah was left out of Sepsi squad in their 1-0 win over Calarasi.
Isaac Donkor was not included in CS Universitatea Craiova matchday squad that defeat giants Dinamo Bucuresti 3-0 at home.
Rabiu Mohammed was missing for FK Anzhi Makhackala in their 1-0 defeat against FK Krylya Sovetov Samara.
Aziz Tetteh was in magnificent form for Dynamo Moscow in their 2-0 win over Orenburg at the Khimki Arena.
Thomas Agyepong cameoed for Hibernian FC in their 2-1 defeat at Livingston.
Samuel Owusu played the entire duration for Cukaricki in their 1-1 draw with Radnicki Nis.
Francis Kyeremeh played 90 minutes for Radnik in their goalless draw with Proleter.
Rashid Sumaila, Ibrahim Tanko and returnee Richmond Boakye–Yiadom were not included in Red Star Belgrade as they smashed Vojvodina 4-1 at away.
Former Vision FC midfielder Zakaria Suraka played 90 minutes for Din. Vranje in their 2-0 defeat at Sp. Subortica. Samuel Affum was left out of the victors matchday squad.
Sadam Sulley cameoed for Michalovce in their 2-0 win over Podbrezova.
Benson Anang played full period of action for MSK Zilina in their 1-0 loss against Slovan Bratislava. Mitch Apau enjoyed 90 minutes for the victors.
Patrick Asmah played the entire game for Senica in their 4-0 walloping at Ruzomberok.
Osman Bukari played full throttle for AS Trencin in their 1-0 win over champions Spartak Trnava.
Kingsley Boateng warmed the bench for NK Olimpija Ljubljana in their 5-0 victory over Rudes.
Richard Kissi Boateng warmed the bench for SuperSport United in their 1-0 win over Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN 8 semifinal.
Nana Akoasah–Bempah cameoed for Cape Town City FC in their 1-1 draw with Mamelodi Sundowns in the second leg of the semi final of MTN 8.
Enock Adu Kofi was a stalwart for AIK Stockholm in their 3-0 win over BK Hacken. Nasiru Mohammed was not included in the losers matchday squad.
Frank Arhin played 62 minutes for Ostersunds FK in their 2-1 defeat at Orebro. Patrick Kpozo cameoed while Samuel Mensah was left out of the losers squad.
Abdul Halik Hudu was left out of Hammarby IF that lost 3-1 at home to Djurgarden.
Thomas Boakye played 90 minutes for Halmstad in their 1-0 win over Jonkopings.
In the Superettan, Sadat Karim climbed off the bench to score for Landskroma BOis in their 1-1 draw with Norrby. Emmanuel Okine played full throttle for Landskroma.
Defender Gregory Kwesi Wuthrich played the entire duration for Young Boys in their 3-0 win at FC Sion.
Swiss-born defender Kwadwo Duah was left out of Servette squad that lost 1-0 at home to Lausanne.
John Benson picked a booking but played 90 minutes for Al Ahli in their 4-0 defeat at home to Al Gharafa. Babo Seddiqi warmed the bench while Fred Dabanka was left out of the losers squad.
Muniru Sulley watched his new team Yeni Malatyaspor from the stands as they were beaten 1-0 at home by Konyaspor.
Andre Ayew scored his first goal for Fenerbahce but it wasn’t enough as Kayserispor rallied back to beat them 3-2 with Bernard Mensah registering his name on the scoresheet for the victors. Asamoah Gyan warmed the bench for the victors.
Joseph Attamah Lawerh played 90 minutes for Istanbul Basaksehir in their 1-0 win over Erzurum BB.
Midfielder Isaac Sackey picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Alanyaspor in their 1-0 win over Goztepe.
Caleb Ekuban climbed off the bench to open his scoring account for Trabzonspor as they white-washed Galatasaray 4-0 at home.
In the second-tier league, Mahatma Otoo played 45 minutes for Balikesirspor in their 2-1 win at Elazigspor.
Kamal Issah was not included in Eskisehirspor squad that won 2-0 at home to Kardemir Karabukspor.
Ernest Asante netted his debut goal for Al Jazira in their 5-4 win over Shabab Al Ahli Dubai.
Charles Sapong played 62 minutes for Philadelphia Union in their 2-2 draw at Orlando City. David Accam cameoed for the Union.
Harrison Afful registered his name on the scoresheet for Columbus Crew as they rallied back from a goal down to beat New York City FC 2-1. Jonathan Mensah and Lalas Abubakar played full throttle for the victors while Ebenezer Ofori missed the action for the losers through suspension. However, Kwame Awuah also warmed the bench for the losers.
Dominic Oduro was an unused substitute for San Jose Earthquakes in their 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps.
In the USL, Dominic Oduro picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Tampa Bay Rowdies in their 3-0 win at North Carolina. Kwadwo Poku lasted 83 minutes for the victors.
Latif Blessing warmed the bench for Los Angeles FC in their 4-2 win over Toronto FC.
Ropapa Mensah was not added to Nashville SC squad that lost 1-0 at Charlotte Independence.
Geoffrey Acheampong grabbed a goal for LA Galaxy 2 in their 3-1 win over Colorado Springs.
Shaibu Haruna and Issac Osae cameoed for Penn FC in their 3-1 win at Bethlehem Steel. Prince Baffoe was left out of the victors squad.
Kalif Alhassan was left out of Oklahoma City Energy squad that lost 1-0 at Swope Park Rangers.