Salifu gave the Red Devils’ midfield, which was manned by Casemiro and Christian Eriksen, a tough evening with his runs and tackles.
He was, however, powerless to stop his side from losing as goals from Diogo Dalot, Marcus Rashford and Cristiano Ronaldo condemned the Moldovan champions to a 3-0 defeat.
Despite the defeat, Salifu was one of FC Sheriff’s best performers, having made the most interceptions for his team.
The midfielder also completed the fourth most passes by a Sheriff player and made the most accurate forward zone passes as well against Eric ten Tag’s side.
Salifu joined Sheriff in July following a successful trial after helping Kotoko to win the Ghana Premier League last season.
His impressive performance at Old Trafford has seen him receive wide praise from Ghanaians on social media.
See some of the best tweets below: