Ghanaian players abroad wrap: Mohammed Kudus and Ernest Nuamah get first league goals as Black Stars sign off for international break

Published on: 09 October 2023

Ghanaians abroad signed off for the October international break, with some doing so on a high note.

Mohammed Kudus scored his first Premier League goal for West Ham to rescue a point for them against Newcastle United in a 2-2 draw.

Similar for Ernest Nuamah, he also netted his first goal for Lyon in a 3-3 draw against Lyon in the French Ligue 1.

Here’s’s wrap of the performance of Ghanaians in the top 7 leagues in Europe:

Premier League round 8

Thomas Partey returned from his groin injury to play the last 15 minutes as Arsenal edged Man City 1-0. It was his first game since August.

Mohammed Kudus came off the bench after the 75th minute to score the equalizer for West Ham, earning them a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

Striker Antoine Semenyo was an unused substitute for Bournemouth in their 3-0 defeat at Everton.

Jordan Ayew lasted the full game for Crystal Palace while Jeffrey Schlupp was taken off after 26 minutes with an injury in their goalless draw with Nottingham Forest.

Tariq Lamptey missed Brighton’s draw with Liverpool after picking up an injury in training.


Joseph Aidoo was an unused substitute for Celta Vigo in their 2-2 draw with Getafe.

Inaki Williams impressed for Athletic Club as they beat Almeria 3-0, with Baba Iddrisu playing 82 minutes for Almeria.

German Bundesliga

Patric Pfeiffer lasted 75 minutes for Augsburg as they lost 2-1 at home to Darmstadt.

Moritz-Broni Kwarteng finally made his Bochum debut coming off the bench in the 72nd minute as they held Leipzig to a goalless draw.

Jeremie Frimpong scored for Leverkusen as they picked a 3-0 win over Koln.

Serie A

Caleb Ekuban came off the bench to play the last 22 minutes as his side Genoa lost 1-0 at home o AC Milan.

Emmanuel Gyasi came off the bench in the 81st minute for EMpoli as they were held to a goalless draw at home by Udinese.

Ibrahim Sulemana was subbed off for Cagliari as they lost 4-1 at home to Roma.

Alfred Duncan lasted 83 minutes for Fiorentina in their 3-1 win over Napali.

French Ligue 1

Alidu Seidu played the entire game for Clermont Foot while Grejohn Kyei was a late substitute as their game was suspended in additional time due to crowd disturbances, with Montpellier leading 4-2.

Ernest Nuamah scored a volley for his first Lyon goal as they were held at home by Lorient to a 3-3 draw.

Salis Abdul Samed played the entire game for Lens in their 1-1 draw with Lille.

Belgium Pro League

Francis Amuzu came off the bench to score for Anderlecht in their 3-1 win over Mechelen.

Kamal Sowah starred for Standard Liege as they won 2-1 against Club Brugge, with Denis Odoi taken off after 61 minutes for Brugge.

Isaac Nuhu scored the consolation goal for Eupen in their 4-1 defeat to Royale Antwerp.

Joseph Paintsil was taking off in stoppage ime as a side, Genk, were held to a 1-1 draw by Gent.