With almost all the leagues around the world on break due to the deadly Corona Virus, Sports Writer Edmund Okai Gyimah take a look at Ghana’s top ten goalscorers abroad this season.
10-.John Antwi, (Pyramids FC) 28 games, 7 goals 3 assists
The all-time top scoring foreigner is not having a fruitful season i the domestic league netting twice and providing two asssts in 17 games but in the CAF Confederations Cup, he has been on fire for Pyramid FC scoring four times and providing one assist in ten games. In the Egyptian Cup also, he has netted one in one.
9-Emmanuel Gyasi, (Spezia) 26 games, seven goals four assists
The Palermo-born winger has been in fine form this season. Gyasi has been the live wire of Spezia in the Italian Serie B netting six goals and providing four assists in the second tier. He has also also scored once in two Copa Italia cup games taking his tally for the season to seven goals with four assists in 26 games.
8-Isaac Atanga, (FC Nordsjaelland), 25 games, 7 goals and 4 assists
The teenage attacker has been in fine for for FC Nordsjaelland in Denmark. He has been used in all the attacking positions and he has excelled by banging in seven goals and providing 4 assists in 25 games in all competitions.
7-Benjamin Tetteh, (Sparta Praque) 25 games, 7 goals 4 assists.
A dominant goal scorer in the Czech League Sparta Praque, the Ghana youth international has always hit double figures in the league for two seasons now and he is bent on maintaining it. He has netted seven and provided 4 assists so far this season
6-Jordan Ayew, (Crystal Palace) 28 games, 8 goals 1 assist
Jordan has been on fire for Crystal Palace in arguably the best league in the world. He has hit 8 goals in the EPL this season an Palace have not lost in a game he has scored. He is by far Palace best player this season and will be crowned their player of the year.
5- Caleb Ekuban, (Trabzonspor) 25 games, 8 goals 3 assists
The versatile forward has had an injury ravaged season spending several months in the treatment room but has been able to bang in eight goals in all competitions which includes a hat-trick against Sparta Praque in the Europa League.
4- Mohammed Kudus, (FC Nordsjaelland) 22 games, 10 goals and 1 assist
The 19-year-old central midfielder has been a revelation in the centre of the pitch for FC Nordsjaelland. Kudus has scored ten goals and provided one assist this season which is good for a midfielder.
As a teenager, he can even develop more. He is a real talent the world must look out for.
3-Tariqe Fosu, (Brentford) 36 games, 11 goals, 5 assists
Fosu was the heartbeat of Oxford United netting ten goals in the first round of this season before joining Championship side Brentford. Despite a slow start to his Brentford career, he has been able to find his feet scoring his first league goal last week.
2-Daniel Gozar, (Free State Stars), 21 games, 11 goals, five assists
He is currently the hottest striker in South Africa with all the top teams in the ABSA Premier League after him. Despite missing seven games due to injury, Gozar has banged in eleven league goals and he is his club’s top scorer. The striker is certainly on his way out of Free State Stars this summer with serious interest from both the Rainbow Country and abroad.
1- Andre Ayew, (Swansea), 35 games, 12 goals and five assists.
Twelve goals plus five assists for an offensive midfielder/winger is no joke. The Ghana captain has been the fulcrum in which the Swansea team revolves around.
Ayew has been one of the best players in the English second-tier this season and he will be inline for Championship player of the season award.