African boys find their scoring boots in Europe

The past week proved forgettable for a host of African players across Europe. 

In Sweden,Africa’s highest goalscorer in Europe,Abdul Majeed Waris (22 goals) failed to score this weekend as his side lost to Abiola Dauda’s Kalmar FF.The Nigerian scored the winner for Kalmar FF.

In Albania,Solomon Izuchukwuka (Nigeria & Bylis Ballsh) scored a brace in 4-0 win over Laçi.

In Belgium,Imoh Ezekiel scored his 5th goal in 7 games as Standard Liege beat Cercle Brugge 2-1 while Burundi’s Meme Tchité scored a great goal against Lokeren.

Leonard Kweuke’s goal drought continued in Czech Republic as he failed to score for Sparta Prague.The last time he scored was two months ago against Dynamo Ceské Budejovice.

Senegal duo Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse struck in each half for Newcastle United as they edged visitors West Brom 2 -1 in the English Premier League on Sunday.

Below is a list of Africa’s top goal scorers in Europe.

Albanian Superliga:Bylis Ballsh’s Super Eagles dominate the  Superliga 

Solomon Izuchukwuka (Nigeria & Bylis Ballsh) 3,Nurudeen Orelesi (Nigeria & Skënderbeu Korçë) 1,Kehinde Owoeye (Nigeria & Tomori Berat) 1,Adigun Adebayo Jr (Nigeria & Bylis Ballsh) 1,Adewale Mohammed (Nigeria & Bylis Ballsh) 1,Albert Archi (DR Congo & Kastrioti Krujë) 1,Fataki (Congo DR & Kastrioti Krujë) 1

Armenian Premier League :Ismaël Béko Fofana nets in Shirak victory

 

Ismaël Béko Fofana (Ivory Coast & Shirak) 12,Yoro Lamien Ly (Senegal & Shirak) 9,Yamadou Keita (Mali & Gandzasar) 3,Boti Goa Tyrolien Orphée Demel (Ivory Coast & Mika) 3,Lie Pato Ngavouka-Tseke (Congo & Ulisses) 3,Didier Boris Kadio  (Ivory Coast & Shirak)  2,Diakardia Doumbia (Ivory Coast & Gandzasar ) 1

Austrian Bundesliga:Vorsah’s  Red Bull Salzburg did not have enough energy to beat Austria Vienna

 

Issiaka Ouédraogo (Burkina Faso & Admira) 4,Sadio Mané (Senegal & Red Bull Salzburg) 3, Isaac Vorsah (Ghana & Red Bull Salzburg) 1

Azerbaijani Premyer Liqa:Arafat Djako’s Inter Baku is still chasing league leaders Simurq

 

Zouhir Benouahi (Morroco & Olimpik Baku) 4,Salif Bolla (Mali & Turan Tovuz) 3, Oumar Kalabane (Guinea & Gabala FC) 2,Julius Gibrilla Wobay (Sierra Leone & Neftçi) 2,Arafat Djako (Togo & Inter Baku) 1,Sadio Tounkara (Mali & Khazar Lenkoran) 2,Victor Mendy (Senegal & Qabala) 1,Sallieu Bundu (Sierra Leone & Rəvan) 1,Ibrahim Kargbo (Sierra Leone & Baki) 1

Belarusian Premier League:Lone ranger Mbanangoye’s Dinamo Minsk record 4-2 victory

Bruno Zita Mbanangoye (Gabon & Dinamo Minsk) 1

Belgium – Jupiler Pro League:Meme Tchité’s scores wonder goal 

Sawaneh Ibou (Gambia & OH Leuven) 11,Mustapha Alasan Jarju (Gambia & Mons) 6,Aloys Nong (Cameroon & Mons) 6,Dieumerci Mbokani (DR Congo & Anderlecht) 6, Imoh Ezekiel (Nigeria & Standard Liege ) 5,Mohamed Tchité (Burundi & Club Brugge) 4,Mouhamadou Habib Habibou (Central African Republic & Zulte-Waregem ) 4,Christian Pouga (Cameroon & OH Leuven) 3,Ayanda Patosi (South Africa & Lokeren) 3,Elimane Coulibaly (Senegal & Beerschot) 3,Derick Chuka Ogbu (Nigeria & OH Leuven) 3,Rachid Bourabia (Morocco & Lierse) 2,Boubacar Dialiba Diabang (Senegal & Mechelen) 2,Hamdi Harbaoui (Tunisia & Lokeren) 2,Evariste Ngolok(Cameroon & OH Leuven) 1,Ernest Webnje N’For (Cameroon & Kortrijk) 2,M’Baye Leye (Senegal & Zulte-Waregem) 1,Abdul-Yakinu Iddi (Ghana & Mechelen) 1,Soufiane Bidaoui (Morocco & Lierse) 1,Ibrahima Sory Conté (Guinea & Gent) 1,Dugary Ndabashinze (Burundi & Waasland-Beveren) 1,Mamoutou N’Diaye (Mali & Gent) 1,Abraham Kudemor (Ghana & Sporting Charleroi ) 1,Zola Matumona Pitshou (DR Congo & Mons) 1

 

Bulgarian Vyscha Liga:Perfect 8 for Basile

Basile Salomon Pereira De Carvalho (Guinea Bissau & Levski Sofia) 8 ,Yannick Boli (Ivory Coast & Chernomorets Bourgas) 2,Issouf Ouattara (Burkina Faso & Chernomorets Bourgas) 1, Franck Manga Did Guela (Ivory Coast & Ludogorets) 1

Croatian Prva HNL:Belle loses Split derby

Henri Belle (Cameroon)’s RNK Split) lost 1-0 to Hadjuk Split in the Split derby.He has scored 1 goal for his side this season.

Czech Republic – Gambrinus Liga:Kweuke’s goal drought continues

Leonard Kweuke (Cameroon & Sparta Prague) 3,Dzon Delarge (Congo & Slovan Liberec) 1,Lamine Fall (Senegal & FC Brno) 1, Ebus Chukwubuka Onuchukwu (Nigeria & Banik Ostrava) 1

Danish Superliga:Boya grabs 3 points for Randers FC

Sylvester Igboun (Nigeria & FC Midtjylland) 4,Quincy Antipas (Zimbabwe & SønderjyskE) 3,Rilwan Hassan(Nigeria & FC Midtjylland) 2,Tidiane Sane (Senegal & Randers FC)  1,Mohamed Kalilou Traoré (Mali & Odense BK) 1,Jude Ikechukwu Nworuh (Nigeria & AC Horsens) 1,Pierre Boya (Cameroon & Randers FC) 1

English Premiership:Ba & Cisse late show earn Newcastle victory over West Brom

Demba Ba (Senegal & Newcastle United) 7,Arouna Kone (Ivory Coast & Wigan) 3,Gervinho (Ivory Coast & Arsenal) 3,Victor Anichebe (Nigeria & Everton) 2,Yaya Toure (Man City) 2,Benoit Assou-Ekotto (Cameroon & Tottenham) 1,El Ahmadi (Aston Villa) 1,Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria & West Brom) 1,Steven Pienaar (Everton) 1,Modibo Maiga (Mali & West Ham) 1,Jimmy Kébé (Mali & Reading) 1,Mohamed Diamé (Senegal & West Ham) 1,Mulumbu (DR Congo &West Bromwich Albion) 1,Papiss Cissé (Senegal & Newcastle United) 1

Finland – Veikkausliiga:Demba Savage scores as HJK Helsinki win the Veikkausliiga

Demba Savage (HJK Helsinki) 12,Babatunde Wusu (Nigeria & JJK) 10,Okaru (Nigeria &TPS) 8,Ngueukam (Cameroon & FC Lathi) 7,Jagne (Gambia & IFK Mariehamn) 5,Williams (Nigeria & MyPa 47) 5,Dudu (Nigeria & FC Honka) 4,Ekhalie (Kenya & IFK Mariehamn) 4,Metzger (Sierra Leone & FC Haka) 3,Papa Niang (FF Jaro) 2,Obiefule (KuPS) 2,Eriba (Nigeria &TPS) 1,Sesay (Sierra Leone & MyPa47) 1

French Ligue 1:Spiderman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can’t stop scoring in France 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Saint Etienne)  6,Saber Khelifa  (Evian TG & Tunisia) 5,Souleymane Camara (Senegal & Montpellier) 5,Alain Traoré  (Burkina Faso & Lorient) 4,Jonathan Pitroipa  (Burkina Faso & Rennes)  3,Vincent Paté Aboubakar (Cameroon & Valenciennes) 2,Foued Kadir (Algeria & Valenciennes) 2,Jonathan Ayité (Togo & Brest) 2, Aurélien Bayard Chedjou Fongang (Cameroon & Lille) 2, Tapé Moussé Doubai  (Ivory Coast & Sochaux) 2,Jordan Ayew (Ghana & Olympique Marseille) 2,Diabaté (Mali & Bordeaux) 2,Yannick Anister Sagbo-Latte (Ivory Coast & Evian TG) 1,Jean Makoun II (Cameroon & Rennes) 1,Max Gradel (Ivory Coast & Saint-Etienne)  1,Christopher Glombard (Benin & Reims) 1,Salomon Kalou (Ivory Coast & Lille)   1,Ricardo Faty (Senegal & AC Ajaccio) 1,Carl Medjani (Algeria & AC Ajaccio) 1,John Utaka (Nigeria & Montpellier) 1,Mahamane El-Hadj Traoré (Mali & Nice) 1

German Bundesliga:Diouf’s strike not enough for Hannover 96

Didier Ya Konan (Ivory Coast & Hannover 96) 2,Cédric Makiadi Mapuata  (DR Congo & SC Freiburg) 2,Joseph Akpala (Nigeria & Werder Bremen) 1,Mame Biram Diouf (Senegal & Hannover 96) 1,Karim Matmour (Algeria & Frankfurt) 1,Karim Haggui (Tunisia & Hannover 96) 1,Joel Matip (Cameroon & Schalke 04) 1

Greece  Super Liga:Djebbour’s Olympiakos meet Aris Saloniki tonight

Rafik Zoheir Djebbour (Algeria & Olympiakos) 8,Michael Olaitan (Nigeria & Veria) 1

Hungary Borsodi Liga:Eugène Salami scores first of the season in TE Keckskemeti win

Francis Litsingi’s (Congo & TE Kecskemeti) 6,Ibrahima Sidibé (Senegal & Debreceni VSC) 4,Souleymane Diaby (Ivory Coast & Honved Budapest) 3,Haruna Jammeh (Gambia & Kaposvari Rakoczi) 2,Mouhamadou Seye (Senegal & Lomnard Papa) 2,Solomon Okoronkwo (Nigeria & Pécsi MFC) 2, Drissa Diarra (Mali & Honved Budapest) 1,Herve Tchami-Ngangoue (Cameroon & Honved Budapest ) 1, Bavon Tshibuabua (Congo DR & Ujpesti TE ) 1,Yannick Andoa Mbengono (Cameroon & Debreceni VSC) 1,Abass Cheikh Dieng (Senegal & Honved Budapest) 1,Eugène Salami (Nigeria & TE Kecskemeti) 1

Israelian Ligat-Al: Oshaniwa’s Ashdod top the league on goal difference

David Manga Lembe (Central African Republic & Hapoel Ramat Gan) 4, Dino Ndlovu (South Africa & Maccabi Haifa) 2, Savity Lipenia (DR Congo & Ironi Ramat HaSharon) 1

Italian Serie A:Kwadwo Asamoah’s Juventus win in Catania 

 Kwadwo Asamoah (Ghana & Juventus) 1,Ishak Belfodil (Algeria & Parma) 1

Lithuanian A Lyga:Adama Fofana and Umeh’s Ekranas still on top

Tatiefang (Cameroon & Banga) 3,Umeh (Nigeria & Ekranas) 2,Adama Fofana (Nigeria & Ekranas) 2

Luxembourg National Division:Rafik is 4 goals behind goal king Stefano Bensi

Rafik (Morocco & Differdange 03) 7,Id Azza (Morocco & F91 Dudelange) 6,Benajiba (Morocco & Jeunesse d’Esch) 6,Thiombiano (Burkina Faso & Wiltz) 1,Mokrani (Algeria & Union Kayl-Tétange) 1

Malta Premier League :Obiefule’s Mosta draw at Balzan

Obiefule (Nigeria & Mosta) 6,Shodiya (Nigeria & Birkirkara) 3,Bello Osagie (Nigeria & Qormi) 3,Wasiu (Nigeria & Floriana) 2,Matthew Mendy (Gambia & Balzan) 1,Zongo (Burkina Faso & Mosta) 1

Netherlands Eredivisie:AZ end Vitesse’s winning streak;Latecomer Asare nets winner 

Wilfried Bony (Ivory Coast & Vitesse Arnhem) 10,Willy Overtoom (Cameroon & Heracles) 4,Uche Nwofor (Nigeria & VVV- Venlo) 3,Thulani Serero (South Africa & Ajax) 3,Nana Akwasi Asare (Ghana & FC Utrecht) 2,Jacob Mulenga (Zambia & FC Utrecht) 2,Sekou Cisse (Feyenoord) 1,Mokhtar (Morocco & PEC Zwolle) 1

Norway Eliteserien:’Elephant ‘ Davy Claude Angan snorkeling in Norway

Davy Claude Angan (Ivory Coast & Molde FK) 12,Kim Ojo (Nigeria & SK Brann) 11,Chukwuma Akabueze (Nigeria & SK Brann)9,Chima (Nigeria & Molde FK) 5, Chibuike (Nigeria & Rosenborg BK) 4,Boli (Stabæk IF) 3,Serigne Modou Kara Mbodji (Senegal & Tromsø IL) 3,Abu (Ghana & Strømsgodset IF) 2,Gueye (Senegal & Frederikstad FK) 2, Gilles Daniel M’Bang Ondo (Gabon & Sandnes Ulf ) 2,El Hadji Makhtar Thioune (Senegal & Viking FK) 2,Mendy (Senegal & Hønefoss) 1,Olanare (Nigeria & Vålerengen IF) 1,Ciss (Senegal & Tromsø IL) 1,James (Nigeria & Aalesund FK) 1

Polish Ekstraklasa

Préjuce Niguimbé Nakoulma (Burkina Faso & Górnik Zabrze) 4,Kebba Ceesay (Gambia & Lech Poznan) 2,Mahdi Ben Dhifallah (Tunisia & Widzew Łódź) 2,Donald Dering Djousse (Cameroon & Pogoń Szczecin) 2

Portuguese Liga Sagres:Atsu’s Porto win again

Albert Ze Meyong (Cameroon & Vitória Setúbal) 4,Ivanildo (Guinea Bissau & Olhanense) 2,Soudani (Algeria & Vitória Guimarães) 2,Cicero (Guinea Bissau & Paços Ferreira) 2,Javier Balboa (Beira-Mar) 1,Salim Cissé (Guinea & Académica Coimbra) 1,Yontcha (Cameroon & Olhanense) 1,David Addy (Ghana & Vitória Guimarães) 1,

Romanian Liga I

Fatai (Nigeria & Astra Giurgiu) 6,Ibeh (Nigeria & Pandurii Targu Jiu) 4,Fwayo Tembo (Zambia & Astra Giurgiu) 3,Sadat Bukari (Ghana & Astra Giurgiu) 2,Ousmane N’Doye (Senegal FC Vaslui) 1,Paul Abba (Nigeria & Turnu Severin) 1

Russian Premier Liga:Musa’s CSKA is the new boss in Russia

Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon & Anzhi Makhachkala) 7, Lacina Traore (Ivory Coast & Anzhi Makhachkala) 7,Ahmed Musa (Nigeria & CSKA Moscow) 5,Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria & Spartak Moscow) 4,Dame N’Doye (Senegal & Moscow) 3,Ibrahima Baldé (Senegal & Kuban Krasnodar) 2,Christopher Samba (Congo & Anzhi Makhachkala) 1,Victor Obinna Nsofor (Nigeria & Lokomotiv Moscow) 1,Seydou Doumbia (Ivory Coast & CSKA Moscow) 1

Scottish  Premier League

Victor Mugabe Wanyama (Kenya & Celtic) 4,Efetobore Ambrose Emuobo (Nigeria & Celtic) 1.

Serbian  Superliga

Ifeanyi Victor Onyilo (Nigeria & FK Javor Ivanjica) 2,Nathaniel Asamoah (Ghana & Red Star Belgrade) 1,Mohammad Noureddine Abdusalam Zubya (Libya & Partizan Belgrade) 1,Almami Samori da Silva Moreira (Guinea Bissau & Vojvodina Novi Sad) 1

 

Slovakian Super Liga

Seydouba Soumah  (Guinea &FC Nitra) 4,Mulumba Calvin Mukendi (DR Congo & MFK Ruzomberok) 3,Serge Ognadon Akakpo (Togo & MSK Zilina) 2,Momoudou Ceesay (Gambia & MSK Zilina) 2,Lamine Diarrassouba (Ivory Coast & Senica) 1

Slovenia – 1. Liga

Welle N’Diaye (Senegal & HIT Gorica) 3

Spanish La Liga:Birthday boy Obafemi Martins makes 4 goals in 4 games.


Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (Nigeria & Levante) 4,Sofiane Feghouli
 (Algeria & Valencia) 3,Abdelaziz Barrada (Morocco & Getafe) 3,Alberto Gonçalves Manucho (Angola & Valladolid) 3,Youssef El-Arabi (Morocco & Granada) 3,Nabil El Zhar (Morocco & Levante) 1,Wakaso Mubarak (Ghana & Espanyol) 1

Swedish Allsvenskan:Abiola Dauda nets winner in Kalmar victory as goal machine Waris fails to score

Abdul Majeed Waris  (Ghana & BK Hacken) 22,Abiola Dauda (Nigeria & Kalmar FF) 14,René Muzola Makondele (Congo DR & BK Hacken) 12,Kwame Karikari (Ghana & AIK) 5,Dioh Williams (Liberia & Kalmar FF) 5,Nasiru Mohammed (Ghana & BK Hacken) 4,Dominiqui Kivuvu (Angola & Mjallby) 3,Tokelo Rantie (South Africa & Malmo FF) 3,David Accam (Ghana & Helsingborgs IF) 3,Mohamed Bangura (Sierra Leone & AIK) 3,Alhassan Kamara (Sierra Leone & Örebro SK) 2,Pape Alioune Diouf (Senegal & Kalmar FF) 2,Martin Kayongo-Mutumba (Ugande & AIK) 2,Mohammed Abubakari (Ghana & Åtvidaberg) 1, Reuben Ayarna (Ghana & GAIS) 1,Atakora Lalawélé (Togo & AIK) 1,

Swiss Super League:Mohamed Salah’s FC Basel win in Zurich

Francis Chris Malonga Ntsayi (Congo & Lausanne Sport) 4,Sekou Sanogo (Ivory Coast & Lausanne Sport) 2,Mohamed Salah (Egypt & FC Basel) 2,Matt Devlin Moussilou Massamba (Congo & Lausanne Sport) 2,Jacques Zoua (Cameroon & FC Basel) 1,Franck Etoundi (Cameroon & St. Gallen) 1,GillesYapi Yapo (FC Basel) ,Serey Die (Ivory Coast & FC Sion) 1,Xavier Laglais Kouassi (Ivory Coast & Servette) 1

Turkish Super Lig:Diomansy Kamara becomes instant hit at Eskisehirspor

Diomansy Kamara (Senegal & Eskisehirspor) 6,Pierre Achille Webó Kouamo (Cameroon & Istanbul BB) 5,Kalu Uche (Nigeria & Kasımpaşa) 5,Michael Eneramo (Nigeria & Sivasspor) 4,Lamine Diarra (Senegal & Antalyaspor) 4,,Moussa Sow (Fenerbahçe) 4,Isaac Promise (Nigeria & Antalyaspor) 3,Hervé Germain (Cameroon & Elazığspor) 1,Ismail Aissati (Morocco & Antalyaspor) 1,Tum (Cameroon & Elazığspor) 1

Ukraine Premier Liga:Dominic Adiyiah and Seun net in Arsenal Kiev draw

VIDEO: Dominic Adiyiah (Ghana) and Abayomi Owonikoko Seun (Nigeria) score in Arsenal Kiev- Volyn 1-1 draw.

УПЛ Арсенал – Волынь 1-1 голы (13тур)

Brown Ideye Aide (Nigeria & Dinamo Kiev) 8,Dramane Traoré (Mali & Metallurg Donetsk) 6,Issy Lucky Idahor (Nigeria & Zarja Loegansk) 3,Dominic Adiyiah (Ghana & Arsenal Kiev) 3 ,Adolf Teiku Kamgang (Cameroon & Metallurg Zaporizhzhya) 1,Abayomi Owonikoko Seun (Nigeria & Volyn) 1

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4 thoughts on “African boys find their scoring boots in Europe

  1. African players are certainly having a pretty big impact in the Polish Ekstraklasa. Especially Préjuce Nakoulma who’s working well with Polish prospect Arkadiusz Milik at Gornik Zabrze.

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