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CAF SUPER CUP: 6 GHANIAN PLAYERS TO HAVE REPRESENTED FOREIGN CLUBS

A Patrice Catrone led side handed Champions League winners of Africa, Esperance of Tunis their consecutive loss in the Super Cup. In the last edition also held in Qatar, Asia, the French manager won the trophy with Raja Casablanca also Confederations Cup winners. Morrocan, Achraaf Bencharki hit a brace in tonight's final to hand over the trophy to the Egyptian side. 

In the midst of events for 60 minutes was former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Lions midfielder, Kwame Bonsu. Bonsu who represented the "Blood and Gold" side from Tunisia in the cup defeat has also played for Mjalbby and Gefle in the Sweden Premier League. 

Bonsu became the 6th Ghanaian player to play in the final for a club outside of Ghana. Bonsu had a shot each blocked and off target in the first half. His misplaced pass in the second period led to the way side's second goal.


It is pertinent to note however that Accra Hearts of Oak from Ghana has played in two finals fielding an all Ghanaian squad. The Accra basedclub has a 50% winning rate in the Super Cup, winning against Zamalek in 2001 and losing to Enyimba in 2005.

Let us have a read about the 6 Ghanaians to have featured in the Super Cup hitherto Bonsu's representation in the 2020 final;

JOETEX FRIMPONG, Enyimba FC, 2005 🏆 🏆 
Born Joseph Kwabena Asamoah-Frimpong, 'Joetex' spent 2003-2006 at Nigerian side, Enyimba FC. He played the entire duration of the club's win over Ghanaian side Hearts of Oak in Aba. The attacker who scored his debut Ghana goal in 2007 against Nigeria was an unused substitute in the 2004 Super Cup due to an injury lay off. His 14 goals in both Champions League campaigns ensured a Champions League double for the Nigerians.

Joetex Frimpong 
MOUSSA NARRY, Etoile du Sahel, 2007 & 2008 🏆 
Narry was on the losing end of the final played in Addis Ababa against Al Ahly to celebrate CAF's 50th anniversary.  The Dansoman born played the full length of Etoile's lose before redeeming themselves the next year. In a dramatic turn out, Etoile defeated fellow Tunisians, CS Sfaxien to win the 2008 edition in Rades. Moussa Narry who scored some 14 goals in 57 games for the Reds played just 6 minutes of the cup triumph.

Moussa Narry celebrates a goal scored for Etoile du Sahel 
OPOKU AGYEMANG, CS Sfaxien, 2008
Playing for Sfaxien in Rades against Champions League holders, Etoile du Sahel, Opoku Agyemang scored the consolation goal. Agyemang,  a product of the Ashantigold Academy and a World Youth games gold medalist scored Ashantigold's Moussa Narry and his teammates rather won the trophy.

Opoku Agyemang 

DANIEL NII ADJEI, TP Mazembe, 2016 & 2017, Wydad Casablanca, 2018 🏆 🏆 
Currently plying his trade with Kumasi King Faisal in the Ghana Premier League, Daniel Nii Adjei scored a brace to sink Etoile du Sahel. He lifted the trophy in the first of three appearances in the Super Cup. He represented TP Mazembe the following year as the holders of the Confederation Cup losing to Mamelodi Sundowns. Transferred to Morocco the next season,  Daniel's new side, WAC defeated TP Mazembe in the 2018 final. He was an unused substitute.

Asante (left) with Adjei (right) 
SOLOMON ASANTE, TP Mazembe, 2017
The tricky wideman played for 86 minutes as his DRC based club lost to Mamelodi Sundowns in Pretoria. The former Berekum Chelsea kingpin is currently on the books of Arizona based Phoenix Rising.


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