Ghanaian youngster Sharani Zuberu played his second game for the first team of Sparta Prague in their 2-0 win over Cottbus on Saturday.
The 19-year-old has been drafted into the Sparta first team as they prepare for the start of the second half of the season.
Sharani joined the Czech giants at the start of this campaign on loan from Ghana Premier League club Dreams FC.
He was playing for the youth team of Sparta as they looked to prepare him for first team activities.
Manager at the Czech giants now feel the teenager is ready to join the senior side and is now getting some precious game time.
He came on to replace Stanciu with 11 minutes to the end of the 2-0 friendly win over Cottbus.