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African goals in Europe: 01-02 May

The BBC's African sports programme Fast Track brings you a weekly rundown of all the African goal scorers across the top leagues in Europe.

HOLLAND

FC Twente celebrate winning the Dutch title
Three Africans were in the FC Twente squad that won the Dutch league

It was the final day of the season in Holland with FC Twente emerging as champions. This meant celebrations for South Africa's Bernard Parker, Ivory Coasts Cheikkh Tiote and Ghana's Ransford Osei - despite none of them playing in the title-clinching 2-0 win over NAC Breda 2-0.

Morocco striker Mounir El Hamdaoui equalised for Alkmaar who drew 1-1 with PSV Eindhoven.

Zambia's Jacob Mulenga scored Utrecht's second goal in the 57th minute but his side lost a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Vitesse Arnhem.

Burundi striker Saidi Ntibazonkiza pulled a late goal back for Nijmegen who lost 3-1 at home against Ajax.

Morocco's Said Boutahar equalised in the 75th minute for Willem II but his side lost through a late goal as Roda won 3-2.

ITALY

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o helped Inter Milan stay at the top of the table, scoring for them in the 45th minute as they beat Lazio 2-0 in Rome.

Inter are two points ahead of Roma as both sides stay in the hunt for the title with two games to go.

GERMANY

Cameroon striker Mahamadou Idrissou scored both goals for Freiburg in the 2-2 draw with Cologne.

Ghana's Prince Tagoe also scored twice for Hoffenheim who were 2-1 winners at Eintracht Frankfurt.

There was a massive 6-1 win for Hannover 96 over Borussia Monchengladbach with three African contributions - Tunisian duo of Karim Haggui and Sofian Chahed and Ivory Coast's Didier Ya Konan.

Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa grabbed the second for Hamburg in their 4-0 thrashing of Nuremberg.

ENGLAND
Ivory Coast and Wigan's Steve Gohouri
Ivory Coast's Steve Gohouri scored for Wigan against Hull

Ivory Coast's Steve Gohouri scored with an overhead kick, in front of his national coach Sven Goran Eriksson, in injury time to earn Wigan a 2-2 draw with Hull. The result means Hull have been relegated from the Premier League.

Gohuri's compatriot Didier Drogba helped ensure the Premier League title will be on the last day of the season as he scored in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Liverpool.

It was Drogba's 26th league goal of the season and takes the Ivory Coast striker to joint top of the scoring charts level with Manchester United's Wayne Rooney.

Chelsea maintain there one point lead ahead of Manchester United they also won yesterday to take the battle to the last day of the season.

Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor helped Manchester City to a crucial 3-1 win over Aston Villa. It leaves City in fifth place and 2 points behind Tottenham Hotspur - who are in fourth and in the final European Champions League qualifying place and the two meet on Wednesday in their penultimate game of the season.

Congo Brazzaville's Chris Samba headed home a late goal to ensure that Blackburn Rovers came from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1.

Ivory Coast's Aruna Dindane and Nigeria's John Utaka marked what is almost certain to be their last game at home for Portsmouth with a goal each in a 3-1 win over Wolverhampton.

FRANCE

Ivory Coast striker Gervinho was on target for Lille who comfortably beat Nancy 3-1. Congo Brazzaville midfielder Chris Malonga Ntsayi scored the goal for Nancy.

The African duo of Kanga Akale from Ivory Coast and Tunisia's Issam Jemaa were both in the score sheet for Lens who won 4-1 at St Etienne. Senegal defender Pape Diakhite had put St Etienne ahead just before the break.

Paris Saint Germain beat Monaco 1-0 to lift the French Cup with a goal in the last minute of the first half of extra time from Guillaume Hoarau of Reunion.

PORTUGAL

The derby between Academica and Nacional ended 3-3 with two Africans on target. Guinea Bissau striker Eder and Cape Verde's Helder Cabral both finding the net for Academica.

Another Cape Verdean Paolo Marcos Soares, the captain of Leiria, was on target with his side's second but it was not enough as they lost 5-2 at Belenenses.

Cameroon's Albert Ze Meyong scored the only goal of the game for Braga who edged out Pacos Ferreira.

SCOTLAND

Uganda captain David Obua tapped in an 89 minute goal for Hearts to seal a 2-1 win over their bitter local rivals Hibernian. The win means Hearts are still in the race for a Europa league place with 2 games of the season remaining.



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see also
African goals in Europe: 24-25 April
27 Apr 10 |  African
African goals in Europe: 20-21 Feb
23 Feb 10 |  African
African goals in Europe: 6-7 Feb
09 Feb 10 |  African
African goals in Europe: 23-30 Dec
31 Dec 09 |  African
African goals in Europe: 19-20 Dec
21 Dec 09 |  African


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