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Wednesday, 9 October, 2002, 16:52 GMT 17:52 UK
Kanu leads the way
Arsenal's Kanu celebrates with team-mate Thierry Henry
Celebration time for Kanu
BBC Sport Online rounds up the goals from African players in Europe.


Kanu's revival at Arsenal continues as he netted twice in the Gunners' impressive 3-1 win over Sunderland.

The victory leaves the Gunners clear at the top of the Premiership.

Camerounians Geremi Njitap and Joseph-Desire Job starred in Middlesborough's 2-0 win over Bolton which put them in third spot.

Geremi scored once and impressed throughout, while compatriot Job was voted man of the match.


Africa's two top goalscorers clashed head-on in the Auxerre-Monaco match.

Zimbabwe's Benjamin Mwaruwari put Auxerre ahead in the 16th minute with a header, but Monaco were rescued with an equalizer through Shabani Nonda's glancing header.

Elsewhere in France, Nigeria's John Utaka 88th-minute goal clinched Lens' 2-0 win over Montpellier.


New Ghanaian skipper Stephen Appiah scored Brescia's opener in their 2-2 draw with Reggina.


Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o Fils opened his account for the season, converting a penalty for Mallorca after he was brought down in the box.

Belgium African players enjoyed a goal glut in the Low Countries.

Cameroonian teenager Paul Claudel Alo'o Efoulou made an instant impact with his first European club Excelsior Mouscron by scoring his first goal.

It proved to be only consolation, though, in a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Club Brugge.

Sierra Leone's Paul Kpaka maintained his scoring run with a well-struck free-kick in Germinal Beerschot's 2-2 draw with Mechelen.

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o was on target for Mallorca
Samuel Eto'o was on target for Mallorca

Guinea's Sembegou Bangoura and DR Congo midfielder Papy Okitankoyi Kimoto were on target for Lokeren who drew 3-3 with Standard Liege.

Rwandan striker Desire Mbonabucya scored twice for St. Truiden who beat Gent 6-4.

Gent's Togolese international Djima Oyawole also scored twice.

Two second-half goals by Cameroonian Emmanuel Kemogne helped La Louviere to a 2-1 win over Beveren.

Ivorian teenager Arthur Boka grabbed the consolation for his side.


Out-of-favour Ghana striker Charles Amoah scored the last-gasp winner in Sturm Graz's 2-1 win over SV Ried.

His goal kept Graz third in the Austrian first division.


Ghana's Matthew Amoah sealed Vitsse Arnhem's 3-1 win over Alkmaar.

Edrissa Sonko of the Gambia was on target for Roda JC Kerkrade in a 3-2 home defeat to Excelsior.


Ghanaian Lawrence Aidoo scored twice in a 3-0 win for mid-table Borussia Monchenglabach over Beilefield.

First-half goals by Nigerian Victor Agali and Ghanaian-born Gerald Asamoah gave Schalke three points against Hamburg in a 3-0 win.


Gabonese striker Henri Antchouet blasted a hat-trick for Belenenses as his side beat Sporting Braga 3-2.

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