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Goals and assists from African players in MLS and the USL Championship: September 3 & 4

Seattle Sounders left back Nouhou Tolo had made over 150 appearances for the Major League Soccer club without scoring a goal but the Cameroon national team regular and Sounders fan favorite caused the Lumen Field crowd to erupt when he scored the equalizer against the Houston Dynamo on Sunday. The 25-year-old went on to set up Fredy Montero’s winning header with an excellent cross as Seattle continues their push for a playoff spot during the final stretch of the MLS season. In addition to Nouhou’s contributions it was an excellent night for CF Montréal’s African contingent as Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama and Sierra Leonean icon Kei Kamara were crucial to a victory over Canadian rivals Toronto FC.

Below, check out all the goals and assists from African players in weekend action from American leagues including MLS as well as the second tier USL Championship:

Major League Soccer

Victor Wanyama (Kenya) assists CF Montréal’s second goal before Kei Kamara (Sierra Leone) scores the third and contributes an assist to the fourth in a thrilling 4-3 win at rivals Toronto FC

Nouhou Tolo (Cameroon) scores his first professional goal to level the match and provides an assist on Seattle Sounders’ winning goal against Houston Dynamo

Jamiro Monteiro (Cape Verde) scores his fourth goal of the season in a San Jose Earthquakes win over Vancouver

USL Championship

Augustine Williams (Sierra Leone) scores his 14th goal of the season to wrap up Charleston Battery’s victory over New York Red Bulls 2

Steeven Dos Santos (Cape Verde) and Lucky Mkosana (Zimbabwe) score the final two goals in Tampa Bay Rowdies’ thrashing of Las Vegas

Edward Kizza (Uganda), on loan from MLS side New England Revolution, scores his first goal of the season for Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Albert Dikwa (Cameroon) assists the opener for Pittsburgh

Hadji Barry (Guinea) assists the lone goal in Colorado Springs victory over Phoenix Rising

Napo Matsoso (Lesotho) sets up the final goal in Louisville City’s 3-1 victory over Sacramento Republic


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