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African goals in Europe: 19-20 March

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.

GREECE
Algeria striker Rafik Djebbour
Rafik Djebbour scored twice, helping Olympiakos to win the Greek title

Rafik Djebbour became the first African to win a league title in Europe this season.

The Algeria striker scored twice as his side Olympiakos thrashed AEK Athens 6-0 to clinch their 38th Greek league crown in emphatic style.

The victory ensured gave Olympiakos a10-point lead over second-placed Panathinaikos with just three matches remaining which means they cannot be overtaken.

Cameroonian Louis Ngwat-Mahoup came on as a substitute with six minutes remaining and rescued Iraklis with the late goal that sealed the 1-1 draw with Panionios.

Gabon striker Daniel Cousin and his team mate from Ghana Mohammed Abubakari were both on target for Larissa who drew 3-3 with Ergotelis.

Midfielder Abubakari had given Larissa the lead in the 12th minute and Cousin got the third with 10 minutes remaining.

South Africa's Bernard Parker scored his first goal after giving Panserraikos the lead at Aris, but his side still lost 3-1.

There was similar celebration for Nabil El Zhar from Morocco who scored the second goal for PAOK Saloniki in the 2-2 draw at Atromitos.

SCOTLAND

Senegalese striker El Hadji Diouf also won silverware this weekend as his side Rangers beat arch rivals Celtic 2-1 after extra-time to win the won Scottish League Cup.

Diouf was as late substitute as they won the final.

ENGLAND

Blackburn's Congo-Brazzaville defender Chris Samba sparked his side's fightback from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against local rivals Blackpool.

Samba pulled one back for his side just after the break before Junior Hoillet netted a last-minute equaliser.

West Brom's Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie punished dismal defending by Arsenal to score his 10th goal of the season in a 2-2 draw with the Gunners.

Sunderland's Ghanaian defender John Mensah endured a miserable match as he was sent off in their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool.

FRANCE

Marseille midfielder Andre Ayew was the hero in France this weekend as he scored the winner in the country's big game.

The Ghanaian's 35th minute header was enough to give Marseille a 2-1 win over arch rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

The son of Ghanaian legend Abedi Pele took his tally for the season to seven goals. Ivorian Kanga Akale and Tunisia's Issam Jomaa scored a goal each to help Lens outclass Montpellier 4-1.

The result however still leaves Lens second from bottom. Another African double helped Lille to win 2-1 at Brest.

Ivorian Gervinho equalised before half time and Senegalese Moussa Sow got the winner eight minutes after the interval.

Sow is the Ligue 1 top scorer with 19 goals and his side Lille are on course for a first league title in 57 years.

Morocco striker Youssef El Arabi scored his 14th goal this season after sealing victory for Caen who beat Arles 2-0.

El-Arabi has been in top form this season being the third highest scorer in the league.

GERMANY

Ivory Coast striker Didier Ya Konan took his season's tally to 12 after scoring the first goal in Hannover's 2-0 victory over Hoffenheim.

Their third straight win to leaves them third on the table.

Senegalese Papiss Cisse equalised in the 17th minute for Freiburg but they still lost 2-1 to Bayern Munich.

But the striker can still celebrate his 18th goal of the season.

ITALY

Algeria striker Abdelkader Ghezzal fired home from the penalty spot to equalise for Bari who were beaten 2-1 at home by Chievo.

TURKEY

Nigerian striker Michael Eneramo scored his second goal since moving to Sivasspor as his side crushed Bucaspor 4-0.

Eneramo gave Sivasspor the lead in the 40th minute.

Cameroon defender Armand Deumi put the ball into his own net that led to his side Karabuspor's1-0 defeat at Eskisehirspor.

BELGIUM

Ghanaian midfielder Abraham Kudemor found the back of the net for Charleroi who drew 2-2 at Westerlo.

Burundian striker Mohamed Tchite scored the only goal of the game to give Standard Liege all the points in the match against Germinal Beerschot.

In the top of the table clash, Ivorian midfielder Alioune Soumahoro scored the second goal for Gent but his side lost 3-2 at league leaders Anderlecht.

Mahamadou Habibou of the Central African Republic scored his 10th goal of the season for Zulte-Waregem in the 47th minute to give his side a two-nil lead.

However, his side lost their two goal advantage to draw 2-2 at Kortrijk.

PORTUGAL

Ghana defender David Nii Addy put Academica in the lead away at league leaders Porto but his side could not sustain the advantage as they lost 3-1.

All four of Maritimo's goals had an African signature as they beat Olhanense without reply.

Tunisian Slim Ben Achour scored in each half to complete a double, while there was a goal each for Senegalese Babacarr Diawara and Angolan Djalmar.

Mali defender Mahamadou Ndiaye was sent-off with 10 minutes remaining as his side Vitoria Guimaraes lost 2-1 at Portimonense.



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