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Goals and assists from Africans abroad: February 17-19

In this week’s compilation of goals and assists from African players abroad in Europe and the Middle East, Senegal national team striker Habib Diallo is in the spotlight for his excellent 2022-23 season with Strasbourg in France’s Ligue 1. Playing on a team that is battling relegation can be quite the challenge for a forward but the 27-year-old Génération Foot youth product continues to thrive. Diallo scored both goals in Strasbourg’s 2-1 victory over fellow relegation battlers Angers on Saturday, boosting his season total to twelve goals and being named in the Ligue 1 Team of the Week.

It should go without saying that dominant Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen once again for Serie A leaders Napoli, making it five matches in a row for the native of Lagos. Watch goals from Diallo, Osimhen and a debut goal from Ivorian striker Karim Konaté goal as well as many other goals and assists from African players abroad below:

English Premier League

A brilliant pass from Mohamed Salah (Egypt) sets up Cody Gakpo in massive Liverpool victory over Newcastle

Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) sends Seamus Coleman down the wing to score the only goal in a win that give a lift to Everton’s hopes of avoiding relegation

Bryan Mbeumo (Cameroon) crosses for Brentford’s dramatic late equalizer against Crystal Palace

Serie A

Victor Osimhen (Nigeria) makes it five matches in a row with at least a goal as Napoli stretches their lead to fifteen points

Assan Ceesay (The Gambia) picks a good time to score his first goal in four months to help Lecce upset Atalanta in Bergamo

Abdelhamid Sabiri (Morocco) converts from the spot to level for Sampdoria in their eventual defeat to Bologna

Musa Barrow (The Gambia) chests down a corner kick and lays off for Roberto Soriano’s superb strike in Bologna’s win

German Bundesliga

Eric Choupo-Moting (Cameroon) scores his eighth goal of the season in Bayern Munich’s defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach

Ligue 1

Habib Diallo (Senegal) continues to be crucial in Strasbourg’s bid to stay up, scoring both goals in a victory over Angers

Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo) blasts in from close range in Marseille’s victory at Toulouse 

Bamba Dieng (Senegal) scores his first goal for Lorient from a penalty kick in victory over Ajaccio

Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia) wins it late for Montpellier at Troyes with his third Ligue 1 goal of the season

Click here to watch Wahbi Khazri’s goal

Moses Simon (Nigeria) sets up Florent Mollet to score the only goal for Nantes in defeat at Lens

Nuno da Costa (Cape Verde) flicks on a corner kick to assist the winning goal in Auxerre’s comeback victory over Lyon

La Liga

Tino Kadewere (Zimbabwe) of Mallorca becomes the first Zimbabwean to score in La Liga and Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria) also scores in Mallorca victory over Villarreal

Click here to watch highlights from Mallorca’s 4-2 victory

El Bilal Touré (Mali) comes on at halftime and scores late as Almería is on the wrong side of a thrashing from Girona

Highlights: Girona 6-2 Almeria (Touré goal towards the end)

Austrian Bundesliga

Karim Konaté (Ivory Coast) scores on his debut for Red Bull Salzburg in victory over Tirol

Saudi Pro League

Júlio Tavares (Cape Verde) scores twice with an assist from Mohammed Fouzair (Morocco) on the second in Al-Raed’s draw at Al Wehda

Knowledge Musona (Zimbabwe) scores Al-Tai’s opener from an assist by Guy Mbenza (Republic of Congo) before scoring himself in a draw

Helder Costa (Angola) opens the scoring with an excellent volley in Al-Ittihad’s road victory at Al-Ettifaq

Marwane Saâdane (Morocco) converts a penalty kick to put Al-Fateh ahead in 2-0 victory over Al Batin

UAE Pro League

Kodjo Laba (Togo) scores the opener and assists the third while Soufiane Rahimi (Morocco) scores Al Ain’s second in victory at Ittihad Kalba

Former Stade Malien player Siaka Sidibe (Mali) scores his first goal in Emirati football to spur Al Wasl to victory over Al Nasr