African All-Stars Weekend Review: Braces for Kessie, Konate and Eduok in Europe

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Goal reviews the performances of Africa's top players from around the world's major leagues from the weekend

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    #1 Samuel Eduok (Kasimpasa)

    Nigerian attacker Eduok grabbed a brace in Kasimpasa's 3-2 win over Alanyaspor in a Super Lig thriller played on Friday. The 23-year-old stroke in each half to take his tally for the season to six goals in 16 appearances. Senegalese attacker Mbaye Diagne came off the bench to net Kaimpasa's third. The strike was his first in the Turkish top tier since arriving from Tianjin Teda in the summer. Mali midfielder Mamadou Fofana was sent off for Alanyaspor. 




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    #2 Moussa Marega (Porto)

    Marega’s impressive form continued as he netted once again in Porto's 1-0 victory over Tondela on Friday. The strike was the Malian’s 15th in 18 appearances so far this campaign. Cameroonian attacker Vincent Aboubakar once again started alongside Marega but could not get on the scoresheet as Porto remained at the summit of the Portuguese top tier. Between the two of them, the African duo has contributed 29 goals to Porto's tally of 46 goals so far this campaign. 
  3. #3 Victor Moses (Chelsea)

    Moses found the back of the net for the first time this season as Chelsea hammered Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0 in Saturday’s English Premier League tie. The Nigerian’s effort in the 89th minute sealed the Blues’ first win in the league this year after settling for draws against Arsenal and Leicester City.

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    #4 Oumar Niasse (Everton)

    Niasse came off the bench to rescue Everton in the 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The Senegal international netted within 56 seconds after coming on for his sixth strike in 11 league appearances. 
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    #5 Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City)

    Mahrez was on target as Leicester defeated Watford 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Algeria international netted his seventh in 24 appearances for Claude Puel's side this season.
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    #6 Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)

    Also on Saturday, Nigeria international  -Iwobi- registered his second league goal of the season in Arsenal’s 4-1 demolition of Crystal Palace.  Iwobi  got among the goals as the Gunners went on a 22-minute rampage in the first half, scoring all their four goals against the Eagles within that period.

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    #7 Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City)

    Diouf grabbed his fifth of the campaign for Stoke in their 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town. The Senegalese finished off a move started by Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting , who also provided the assist for the opener as Paul Lambert resumed his tenure with a win. 
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    #8 Moussa Konate (Amiens)

    Senegalese attacker Konate, followed up his late equaliser against Montpellier in midweek with a double for Amiens in the 3-1 home win against Guingamp. The double took his tally to seven league goals for the season. 
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    #9 Giovanni Sio (Montpellier)

    Sio scored with the last kick of the game as Montpellier beat ten-man Toulouse to go sixth in the table. La Paillade fought back from a goal down to win 2-1. The strike took the Ivorian attacker's tally to five this campaign. 
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    #10 Franck Kessie (Milan)

    Sio's compatriot -midfielder Kessie- was Milan's savior on Sunday evening as he scored twice to seal a comeback win over Cagliari in Serie A.  Milan fell behind after eight minutes at Cagliari through Nicolo Barella but Kessie levelled from a penalty in the 35th minute and struck again six minutes later to double his tally for the season to four goals.