Fatawu Issahaku makes Champions League debut; Lomotey and Sowah see red: Performance of Ghanaian players in European competitions

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The fourth round of games for the Group stages of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League were played across Europe from Tuesday to Thursday.

A lot of Ghanaian players were involved with their various clubs in the three competitions.

MahamaShaibu.com brings you up to speed of how the Ghanaian players fared with their respective clubs in the three European competitions.


Mohammed Kudus played 65 minutes for Ajax in a 4-2 away defeat to Napoli.

Kamal Sowah was sent off as Club Brugge played a scoreless draw against Atletico Madrid and in the process secured a place in the knockout for the first time in their history. Denis Odoi also featured for Club Brugge.

Abdul Fatawu Issahaku made his Champions League debut for Sporting Lisbon in a 2-0 home defeat to Olympique de Marseille.

UEFA Europa League

Thomas Partey played 5 minutes for Arsenal in their 1-0 victory against Bødo/Glimt.

Kamaldeen Sulemana came on in the 66th minute for Stade Rennais as they defeated Dynamo Kiev 1-0.

Bernard Tekpetey provided an assist for Ludogorets Razgrad in their 2-0 victory against Helsinki. Malik Abubakar didn’t make the bench for Helsinki.

Emmanuel Lomotey came from the bench and saw red as Malmo lost 1-0 to Union Berlin.

Patrick Kpozo and Mudasiru Salifu featured for Sheriff Tiraspol in a 3-0 defeat to Real Sociedad. Razak Abalora didn’t make the match day squad.

Kwabena Owusu saw 85 minutes of action for Qarabag in their scoreless draw against Olympiacos.

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh didn’t make Freiburg’s match-day in their 4-0 victory against Nantes.

Osman Bukari returned from injury and came on in the 60th minute for Red Star Belgrade in a 2-1 defeat to Ferencváros. Ibrahim Mustafa was an unused sub.

Europa Conference League

Alfred Duncan lasted 45 minutes on the field for Fiorentina in a 5-1 victory against Hearts of Midlothian.

Majeed Ashimeru didn’t feature for RSC Anderlecht in their 2-1 away defeat to West Ham United.

Eugene Ansah came on in the 59th minute for Hapoel Be’er Sheva in a 1-1 draw against Lech Poznan.

Elisha Owusu played 90 minutes for Gent in a 4-2 defeat to Djurgardens.

Emmanuel Yeboah and Nana Boateng featured for CFR Cluj in their 2-0 victory against Sivasspor.

Kasim Adams didn’t feature for FC Basel in their 3-3 draw against Slovan Bratislava. The defender was out due to suspension.

Francis Kyeremeh played 83 minutes for Zalgiris in a 2-1 victory against Pyunik Yerevan.

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