Africa The Africans Weekend: Salomon Kalou flames, Adebayor and Cisse backslide!

In the championship of France, Lille and Salomon Kalou managed to perfection the final sprint. The Ivorian is back in better shape while rumors indicate his departure at the end of the season. Overview on the performances of African in five major leagues this weekend.


The most prolific replacing in the France championship has struck again. Souleymane Camara who began against Valenciennes (3-1) scored his ninth goal of the season (equaling his record of last season). The Senegalese opened the scoring for Montpellier, before the Moroccan Younes Belhanda closes the brand. The Franco-Senegalese Opa Nguette reduced the mark for the Yankees.

Bastia pushed Brest further into crisis. The Corsican club has blown 4-0 to its opponent on Saturday with the Tunisian Wabhi Khazri as trigger. He scored his sixth goal of the season by opening the scoring in the 41st minute.

Wissam Ben Yedder had not scored in L1 since November 25. The Franco-Tunisian striker has scored twice against Nice. But insufficient in the final for his team with a 3-4 defeat.

Lille is on 6 wins in 7 games. The northerner team also has the good shape its Ivorian striker, Salomon Kalou. The former Chelsea player scored twice on Sunday at the closing of the 31st day of League 1. For a 5-0 victory against Lorient.


Papiss Cisse was back in fashion as savior for Newcastle this weekend. The Senegalese striker snatched three points for his team in the stoppage time against Fulham.

Gervinho has not scored this weekend but he created opportunities to Rosicky, who scored twice against West Bromwich Albion (2-1).

Assists also from the Cameroonian, Stéphane Mbia to the Frenchman, Loic Remy in the 1-1 draw of QPR against Wigan.

Tottenham’s fell from the podium of Premier League. Blame to its 2-2 draw against Everton. The Togolese, Emmanuel Adebayor had yet put his team well on track by scoring at the 33rd second of the game. The second fastest goal of the season.


No African scorers.


The Ghanaian Wakaso Mubarak has contributed to the victory of Espanyol against Osasuna (2-0). The latter joint top scorer in the 2013 Afcon scored the second goal for his team.


The Udinese could count on its defender Mehdi Benatia during its 3-1 victory over Chievo Verona. The Moroccan scored a goal.

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