This week in review of Ghanaian footballers plying their trade abroad:
1. Ghana ends AFCON2012 campaign in 4th place
2. John Mensah Named to AFCON2012 Best XI
3. Muntari joins new teammates
4. Jordan Ayew gets game winning goal
5. Asamoah Gyan gets back to his scoring ways
6. Kevin Prince scores in champion’s league
1. The Ghana National team ended their quest for the 2012 African Cup in 4th place. They faced Mali and lost by the scoreline of 2-0. After the heartbreaking semi-final loss to Zambia 1-0 the spirit was sucked out of the players. Blackstars should lift their head high that they lost to the eventual AFCON winners, the copper bullets of Zambia.
2. Ghana captain, John Mensah has been named to the CAF African Cup 2012 all star team. Mensah is the only Blackstar who made the team of the tourney as he netted twice in the competition. Kwadwo Asamoah made the substitutes bench XI.
3. Ghana international, Sulley Muntari has joined cross town rivals Ac Milan on loan. The midfielder was on loaned out the winter transfer deadline. The talented Ghanaian has since joined his new team mates after the Nations cup. The Rossoneri will face Cesena on Sunday with Muntari in the Starting XI. “He’ll play from the first minute” – Massimo Allegri, Ac Milan coach, when asked if Sulley will play. His contract with Inter expires this summer.
4. Jordan Ayew used his recent experience on national duty, to come off the bench smashed a nasty game winner in 54′ as as Marseille smash Bourg-Peronnas 3-1 in the French Cup on Wednesday.
5. Babyjet returned from the African cup in style as Asamoah Gyan, scored the game winner in the 62′ as Al-Ain win 2-0 over FC Dubai on wednesday night.
6. Former Ghana International, Kevin Prince Boateng shines his first game back after his thigh injury. Prince opened the scoring in the ’15 with a dangerous volley as Ac Milan blanked Arsenal 4-0 in champions league.
Should he return to the national team?
Here is a clip of his goal v. Arsenal in Wednesday’s champions league match
This is the weeks news for Ghanaian footballers worldwide.
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