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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Goals from African players in Europe: August 12-15

African players were key contributors throughout the weekend in European football, particularly in the English Premier League and in the opening weekend of Italy’s Serie A. However it was a late charge from Queens Park Rangers that led to Morocco’s Ilyas Chair and Senegalese goalkeeper Seny Dieng stealing the show with Dieng coming forward to head in following a corner kick. Watch all the goals and assists contributed by African players from the top-4 leagues in Europe as well as the EFL Championship below:

English Premier League

Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal) scores his first Premier League goal in spectacular fashion for Chelsea

Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast) with an excellent finish to put Crystal Palace ahead of Liverpool

Joe Aribo (Nigeria) comes on as a substitute and scores to help Southampton salvage a draw at home

Bryan Mbeumo (Cameroon) compounds Manchester United’s misery by scoring Brentford’s fourth goal

Nottingham Forest earn their first win in return to the top flight courtesy of Taiwo Awoniyi (Nigeria) goal