African scorers in Europe: 10-11 Sept

By Durosimi ThomasBBC Sport
Nigeria and VVV Venlo striker Uche Nwofor
Uche Nwofor who scored two goals at the recent Under-20 World Cup in Nigeria was on target for VVV Venlo in The Netherlands

BBC's African sports programme Fast Track rounds-up the Africans scoring goals in the major leagues around Europe.


The veteran Ivorian striker Ibrahima Bakayoko showed he can still breakthrough defences as the much travelled 35-year-old scored for Pas Giannina in the 68th minute. But it was not enough as his side lost 3-1 at Panathinaikos.

But it was not such good news for Ghana midfielder Abdul Osman was sent-off in the 66th minute for Kerkyra but they were able to hold on for a 0-0 draw with Asteras Tripolis.


Ghanaian midfielder Nana Asare scored twice to help his side Utrecht beat Excelsior 3-2.

Nigeria under-20 striker Uche Nwofor scored one of the goals as VVV Venlo drew 3-3 with giants PSV Eindhoven.

Morocco's Karim El Ahmadi was also on target when he scored in the 60th minute for Feyenoord as they beat NAC Breda 3-1.

Fellow Moroccan Oussama Assaidi was in the score sheet for Heerenveen who beat Groningen 3-0.

But Wilfried Bony from the Ivory Coast was sent-off in the 70th minute as his side Vitesse Arnhem were beaten 4-0 by AZ Alkmaar.


Nigeria's Peter Odemwingie scored his first goal of the season as West Bromwich Albion edged out newly-promoted Norwich 1-0.

Former Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor scored on his debut for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers.


There was a rare goal drought for Africans in Ligue 1 with only Senegal striker Souleymane Camara finding the back of the net. He came on as a second-half substitute to score the only goal of the game for Montpellier as they edged out Nice.


Guinea defender Ibrahima Sory Conte came on as a substitute and added his name in the score sheet in the 90th minute as his side Gent came from behind to defeat 10-man Zulte-Waregem 3-1.

Nigeria striker Joseph Akpala scored the winner for Club Bruges as they beat Mechelen 2-1.

Senegal striker Ibrahima Sidibe pulled a goal back for Beerschot who were beaten 2-1 by Cercle Bruges.

Mohamed El Gabbas from Egypt scored from the penalty spot to give Lierse the lead as they drew 1-1 with Lokeren.

Two goals in the last 20 minutes by Nigeria's Derick Chuka Ogbu gave Leuven a 3-1 win over 10-man Mons. Zola Matumona from DR Congo had earlier equalised for Mons in the 49th minute. But Gambian striker Ebrahima Sawaneh was sent-off in the 35th minute.


The Cameroon striker Pierre Webo sealed victory for Istanbul BB as they beat Galatasaray 2-0 on the opening weekend of the new season.

The Burkina Faso striker Aristide Bance and his Samsunspor team-mate from Nigeria Ekigho Ehiosun were both on target as their side beat Genclerbirligi 3-2.


Senegal striker Papa Diawara scored both goals for Maritimo who beat Rio Ave 2-1.

The Cape Verde defender Fernando Varela was on target for Feirense in their 201 win over Olhanense, who finished the game with nine men with Mozambique defender Edson Sitoe one of those sent off.


No goals in La Liga but Senegal defender Papakouli Diop was sent-off in the 81st minute after a second caution as his side Racing Santander were held to a 0-0 draw by Levante.