Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu tasted defeat on his Turkish Super Lig debut for Bursaspor on Friday.
The Green Crocodiles lost narrowly, 1-0 on the road to Istanbul Basaksehir
Badu lasted the entire game against the hosts who also had countryman Joseph Larweh Attamah, Togo’s Emmanuel Adebayor and Gael Clichy featuring for them.
Dutcman Eljero Elia recorded the only goal of the league opener in the 21st minute.
Madipol Başakşehir: Volkan Babacan, Caicara, Epureanu, Joseph Attamah, Clichy, Mahmut Tekdemir, Gökhan İnler, Visca/72’ Tunay Torun, Mossoro/72’ Cikalleshi, Elia, Adebayor/89’ İrfan Can Kahveci
Bursaspor: Harun Tekin, Barış Yardımcı/82’ Jorquera, Ekong, Titi, Aziz Eraltay, Agu/84’ Furkan Soyalp, Agyemang-Badu, John/65’ Kubilay Kanatsızkuş, Batalla, Deniz Yılmaz, Stancu