Some Ghanaian players abroad over the weekend got themselves involved in proceedings with their various teams where the likes of Essien, Inaki, Donsah and Waris all made the headlines.
In the ITALIAN Serie A, former Satellites player, Godfred Donsah scored the second goal and assisted a well constructed second for Bologna in their 3-2 win over Sampdoria. He was replaced in the 61st minute.
Isaac Cofie played for Carpi FC and was booked in the 31st minute before being replaced in their 1-1 draw with Palermo.
In a high flying tempers game involving Udinese and Lazio, which saw both teams finishing the game with ten men, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu played the entire minutes of the game for Udinese. It ended 0-0.
There was another drawn game involving former Inter Milan midfielder Alfred Duncan who played the entire 90 minutes for Sassuolo when they drew 1-1 with Atalanta.
Black Stars midfielder, Afriyie Acquah played 59 minutes for Turin club, Torino in their 0-0 draw with Hellas Verona on Sunday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng was handed some two minutes of playing time against Inter Milan in their Milan derby which ended 3-0 in favour of AC Milan on Sunday.
AS Roma gave Frosinone some bitter pills to swallow in a 3-1 defeat which saw Rahman Chibsah play 76 minutes for losing side Frosinone on Saturday.
FRANCE’s league one saw Black Stars striker Majeed Waris play 70 minutes after his return from injury for Lorient in their 2-0 win over Stade Reims on Saturday.
Defender Dennis Appiah played the entire minutes of the Caen Vrs OGC Nice match which Caen won 2-0.
In BELGIUM, Ghanaian youth forward for Standard Liege, Benjamin Tetteh helped them come back to their winning run after defeating OH Leuven 2-0. He came off the bench to play for Liege. The opposite side, Leuven also brought on Ghanaian midfielder Samuel Asamoah midway through the second-half.
Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Mitch Apau scored the consolation goal for Westerlo when they lost 2-1 against Zulte-Waregem.
In the Lokerev v Club Brugge encounter, Denis Odoi played at left-back for Lokeren who lost 2-1 to Club Brugge.
Winger Frank Acheampong played 75 minutes for Anderlecht and helped them to a 2-1 win at St Truiden.
In SPAIN, Ghana youth player, Thomas Partey came off the bench to play for Atletico Madrid who lost 2-1 against Barcelona with nine men.
In the Las Palmas vrs Celta de Vigo match, Wakaso Mubarak played for 82 minutes for Las Palmas who defeated Celta de Vigo 2-1.
Christaian Atsu could not get his much publicized debut for Malaga but his trainer Javi Garcia made him observe proceedings from the bench as they got a 2-1 win at Getafe on Saturday.
Ghana-target Inaki Williams scored the only goal of the game for Bilbao in their match with Getafe.
In ENGLAND, Baba Rahman got his first Chelsea start under Guus Hiddink who handed him a full 90 minutes playing time in their 5-1 win over MK Dons.
Black Stars forward Jordan Ayew played for Aston Villas who were humiliated 4-0 by Manchester City in the FA Cup on Saturday.
In GREECE, Michael Essien’s Panathinaikos team posted a 3-2 victory over Platanias.
In TURKEY, Samuel Inkoom played in defence for Antayalspor but his side lost 1-0 against Konyaspor.