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African goals in Europe: 6-7 December

A round-up of all the weekend's African goalscorers in the major leagues around Europe.


Abdoulaye Faye
Faye grabbed a late equaliser to deny his old club victory
Senegal's Abdoulaye Faye was one of two African heroes for Stoke City on Saturday. Faye and Mali's Mamady Sidibe combined to help Stoke fight back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Newcastle United.

Zimbabwe's Benjani continued his goal-scoring run on his return from injury with a sixth-minute opener for Manchester City in their 1-1 draw at Fulham.

Arsenal just edged past Wigan 1-0 at the Emirates stadium, courtesy of a 16th minute goal from Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor.


Cape Verde striker Dady scored twice for Osasuna as his side saw their three-goal advantage overturned by Valladolid, who came back to earn a 3-3 draw.

Nigerian striker Bartholomew Ogbeche equalised for Valladolid six minutes from time.

Real Betis striker Achille Emana blasted a powerful drive from outside the box to give his side the lead against Espanyol in a game that finished 1-1.

Mali striker Frederic Kanoute scored the third goal for Sevilla in their 4-3 away win at Real Madrid.


Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh helped Bordeaux to edge out Valenciennes 2-1.

Senegalese striker Mamadou Niang scored the winner for Marseille from the penalty spot as his side beat Nice 2-1. Niang, however, fractured his right toe in that game and will be out for six weeks.


Moroccan striker Mounir El Hamdaoui sealed victory for AZ Alkmaar with five minutes remaining in their 2-0 victory over Heracles Almelo. It was Hamdaoui's 14th goal of the season and he is still the top scorer in the league.

The Burundian Saidi Ntibzonkiza put NEC Nijmegen ahead but his side went on to lose 2-1 at home to Utrecht.


Togolese striker Olufade Adekanmi scored the only goal for his side Gent who were beaten 3-1 by Cercles Bruges.

Morocco's Mbark Boussoufa scored the second goal for Anderlecht in their 5-1 thumping of Tubize.

Another Moroccan Mounir Diane and his Gambian team-mate Mustapha Jarju were both on target for Mons who defeated Dender 5-2.

Senegalese striker Elimane Coulibaly scored the opening goal for Kortrijk as they dismissed Genk 3-1.

Guinean Abubakarr Camara and Niger's Moussa Maazou scored both goals as Lokeren beat FC Bruges 2-0.

Nigerian striker Tosin Dosunmu slotted home the final goal for Beerschot who were 3-0 winners over Mouscron.


Angolan Mateus scored a late third goal for Nacional Madeira who went on to beat Belenenses 4-2 with both sides finishing the game with 10 men.

Lito, from Cape Verde, put Academica Coimbra ahead after 12 minutes as his side edged out Pacos de Ferreira 2-1 with a last minute goal.

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