Eric Johanna scored a hat trick in Vasalund IF’s 6-2 win over IFK Lulea in the Swedish Division One League in a weekend that most Kenyans shined abroad.
The former Mathare United midfielder hit home his brace in a span of six minutes early in the first half when he tripled Vasalund IF’s lead in the third and ninth minutes before completing the job at the quarter hour mark.
Linus Malborg also hit a brace for Vasalund IF with the other goal coming from Kenny Parvey.
Back in Africa, Kenyan striker Jesse Were and John Mark Makwatta were both on target for their respective clubs in the Zambian Super League.
Were scored Zesco United’s opening goal in his side’s 3-0 win over Zanaco while Makwata’s lone goal helped Buildcon pick a point against Nakambala Leopards in the two side’s 1-1 draw.
In the American Major Soccer League (MSL), Harambee Stars defender David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng’ was also on target. Ochieng’ scored his maiden goal for New York Cosmos in a 4-4 draw with Jax Armanda.