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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Goal contributions from Africans abroad in Europe: August 26-28

Senegal national team forward Boulaye Dia is earning plenty of supporters since making the move to Italian Serie A side Salernitana and came up big with a goal and two assists in the team’s dominant victory over Sampdoria on the weekend. African players continued to make major contributions in other European leagues with FC Nantes’ Moses Simon and Mostafa Mohamed contributing to a Ligue 1 victory while Ghanaian striker Abdul-Aziz Yakubu continued his torrid form by being involved in all three of Rio Ave’s goals in a surprise victory over FC Porto in Portugal’s Primeira Liga. Check out all the goals and assists from African players in Europe’s major leagues over the weekend below:

Italian Serie A

A goal and two assists from Boulaye Dia (Senegal) along with an assist from Lassana Coulibaly (Mali) helps Salernitana to lopsided victory

M’Bala Nzola (Angola) converts from the penalty spot in Spezia’s draw against Sassuolo

Lameck Banda (Zambia) assists Lecce’s equalizer against Empoli

Cyriel Dessers (Nigeria) sets up goal with hold up play in Cremonese’s failed comeback effort against Torino