Kudus, Salisu and two Ghanaian players on target for their clubs in midweek action

Kudus, Salisu and two Ghanaian players on target for their clubs in midweek action

  • Mohammed Kudus scored his first goal on his return to first team action for Ajax
  • The Ghana defender netted his first ever goal for Southampton
  • Striker Kwasi Wriedt and Augustine Boakye were all on the scoresheet for their clubs

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Ghanaian players continue to flourish in Europe for their clubs, and on Tuesday night, four of them were on target for their teams, with two netting their debut goals.

Southampton defender, Mohammed Salisu, and Wolfsberger AC new signing, Augustine Boakye, scored debut goals for their clubs, with Mohammed Kudus and Kwasi Okyere Wriedt scoring in the Dutch Eredivisie.

In photos posted on the respective Twitter handles of the clubs, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the quartet of Ghanaian stars were all on winning sides.

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Kudus, Salisu and two Ghanaian players on target for their clubs in midweek action
Kudus, Salisu and two Ghanaian players on target for their clubs in midweek action. SOURCE: Twitter/ @AFCAjax @Southamptonfc @WillemII @wolfsbergerac
Source: Twitter

In England, Mohammed Salisu continued to dazzle for Southampton, helping them progress to the fourth round of the EFL Cup after beating Sheffield United on penalties.

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For a defender, it had to take time for him to score his first ever goal for the Saints, but his performances this season proved his first would not take time.

Salisu shot Southampton into a 53rd minute goal at the Bramall Lane, after Ibrahima Diallo had cancelled Enda Stevens' opener for Sheffield United. Oli McBurnie leveled in the 66th minute to force the game into penalties, where Salisu and his teammates triumphed.

Mohammed Kudus returned like he never was away. The 21-year-old Ajax star featured for the first time for the Ajax first team on Tuesday night, as the free scoring Dutch champions thumped Fortuna Sittard 5-0.

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The Black Stars playmaker who came on in the second half netted his side's fourth in the thrashing of Sittard at the Offermans Joosten Stadium.

His compatriot, Kwasi Okyere Wriedt, continued his scoring form after netting his second in a row as Willem II snatched an important win at RKC Waalwijk. The former Bayern Munich youth star broke the game's deadlock in the 52nd minute as Willem won 2-1.

And it was debut delight for young Ghanaian midfielder, Augustine Boakye, who netted Wolfsberger AC's fifth goal as they thrashed Siegendorf in the OFB Cup match in Austria.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, Ghanaian players are beginning to take center stage for their clubs in the English Premier League, as three of them featured for their teams over the weekend.

Thomas Partey and Jordan Ayew started for Arsenal and Crystal Palace respectively, with Mohammed Salisu coming on in the 37th minute for Southampton.

While Partey and Salisu smiled home with points, Jordan Ayew and his Crystal Palace team were crashed at Anfield by Liverpool.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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