Africa Weekend of Africans in Europe: Aruna Kone power 11

Weekly Tour of African services in the 5 major leagues. Salomon Kalou keeps his shape but the club let go in the race for Europe. England, and Wigan still want to believe. Also note the goal of Cedric Makiadi in Germany.


Montpellier could again rely on its luxurious replacing. Senegal’s Souleymane Camara began this time the match against Brest. He was decisive in transforming the penalty of win at the 70th for a 2-1 victory of the Herault. The Franco-Algerian Florent Raspentino reduced the scoring for Brest that plunges to the League 2.

Author of a goal and an assist, the Franco-Tunisian Wissam Ben Yedder was heavily involved in the 4-2 victory of Toulouse over Lille. Despite his 11th goal of the season, the Ivorian Salomon Kalou could topple the tide. New-performance of the Danes after the 3-3 draw at home last  weekend.

Troyes is still not saved from relegation but the victory against Evian Thonon Gaillard will probably be count in the final tally. A narrow success (1-0) thanks to one achievement of the Franco-Congolese Jean-Christophe Bahebeck.

Note the double score of the Franco-Senegalese Bafé Gomis in the 3-0 victory of Lyon over Nancy.


Grenada has not saved its season. With four games remaining in La Liga, the team ranks 15th with just three points in the relegation zone. Another victory this weekend against Malaga 1-0. Goal scored by the Nigerian Odion Ighalo.


Mere weapon in Serie A, the sole goal of the Italo-Ghanaian Mario Balotelli for the AC Milan 1-0 win over Torino.


Mame Biram Diouf scores anew. After a dearth of ten matches, the Senegalese of Hanover believed in his 70th minute goal to give the victory to his team. But Mainz got back to the brand. Final score 2-2.

Fribourg, 6th fight for a European place. A 2-0 victory over Augsburg should greatly help. The Congolese Cedric Makiadi opened the scoring for his team.


Wigan continued to believe in the maintenance. And the club can count on the Ivorian striker Aruna Kone to do the job. Scorer against West Bromwich Albion, he participated in the important 3-2 victory. This is his eleventh goal of the season.

Special mention for Drogba, Nounkeu, Eboue and Amarabat, champions of Turkey with Galatasaray.

Same fate for the South African Serero with Ajax Amsterdam as well as the Ghanaian Kwadzo Asamoah, who became the first African to win the Scudetto with Juventus.

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