Ghana v Angola: Performance wrap of Chris Hughton’s Black Stars squad over the weekend

On Thursday, March 9, Chris Hughton named a 25-man squad for Ghana’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Angola later this month.

With exactly 10 days to go until the first of two games against Angola is played at the Baba Yara Stadium, here is the performance wrap of the invited players from the weekend.


As has been the case since his return from the FIFA World Cup, Lawrence Ati-Zigi continued his good form as St. Gallen played out a 1-1 draw against Basel.

Abdul Manaf Nurudeen has only played once for the KAS Eupen since the World Cup and was on the bench again against Kehrwegstadion.

Jojo Wollacott continues to fight for his spot as Charlton Athletic’s first-choice goalkeeper but was an unused substitute against Accrington Stanley.


Denis Odoi featured in Club Brugge’s 2-0 win over Standard Leige

Brighton right-back Tariq Lamptey missed the fixture against Leeds United as he continues his recovery from injury.

Gideon MENSAH lasted the whole game as Auxerre kept a clean sheet and earned a point against Stade Rennais.

Daniel Amartey also played 65 minutes as Leicester City succumbed to defeat against Chelsea at home.

Celta Vigo’s 3-0 win over Rayo Vallecano also saw the involvement of centre-back Joseph Aidoo.

Mohammed Salisu was only fit for the bench in Southampton’s stalemate against Manchester United.

Alexander Djiku featured in Strasbourg’s 2-2 draw against Marseille at the Stade Velodrome

Patrick Kpozo is expected to feature on Monday in Sheriff Tiraspol’s league game against Balti.


Thomas Partey was in good form as Arsenal recorded a 3-0 win against Fulham.

Majeed Ashimeru lasted 74 minutes in the game for Anderlecht which they won 2-0 against Cercle Brugge

Abdul Samed Salis returned to his former club in spectacular fashion as he guided Lens to a 4-0 win over Clermont.

Edmund Addo played the entire game for Spartak Subotica against Mladost GAT. They played out a 0-0 stalemate.


Ransford Yeboah Konigsdorffer was a second half substitute for Hamburg in their 4-2 defeat to Karlsruher SC

Jordan Ayew played for Crystal Palace who suffered a 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at the Selhurst Park

Osman Bukari was left on the bench in Red Star Belgrade’s 5-1 win against Novi Plazar

Joseph Paintsil played 85 minutes in Genk’s 2-1 home defeat to Royale Union SG

Kamaldeen Sulemana was on the pitch for 75 minutes as recorded a draw Southampton against Manchester United.


Mohammed Kudus grabbed his 11th league goal of the season as Ajax defeat Heerenveen on Sunday. The 22-year-old also provided an assist.

Andre Ayew missed a last-ditch penalty in Nottingham Forest’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.

Inaki Williams was unlucky to see his goal ruled out in Athletic Bilbao’s loss to Barcelona.

Antoine Semenyo made a brief cameo ad Bournemouth beat Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium.

Kamal Sowah played no minutes in Club Brugge’s win against Standard Liege.

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