African All-Stars Weekend Review: Salah & Mane thump City, Olunga nets maiden hat-trick

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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 Michael Olunga (Girona)

    Girona's Kenyan striker Olunga on Saturday became the first Kenyan player to score in the Spanish La Liga after bagging a hat-trick in Girona's 6-0 rout of Las Palmas. The 23-year-old netted three times in 23 minutes of the second half as Girona moved to ninth place. He also became the first Girona player to net a hat-trick in Spain's top tier.
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    #2 Sadio Mane & Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

    African duo, Senegal's Mane and Egypt's Salah were both on the scoresheet in Liverpool’s 4-3 win over Manchester City on Sunday. The Reds became the first side to defeat City this campaign and both Salah and Mane were heavily involved. The strike was Salah's 18th in the English top flight this term, while Mane bagged his sixth of the camapign. 
  3. #3 Bakary Sako (Crystal Palace)

    Mali attacker Sako scored the matchwinner as Crystal Palace edged Burnley 1-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. The strike was the 29-year-old's third of the campaign in the league. With the strike, perhaps, Sako reiterated his desire to remain with the Eagles amid transfer speculations. 
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    #4 Jordan Ayew (Swansea City)

    Ayew's revival continued as he struck once again as Swansea City were held to a 1-1 draw against Newcastle on Saturday. The Ghana hitman netted his fourth, his third in his last five outings, of the campaign as the Liberty Stadium side continue thier quest to survive relegation. 
  5. #5 Naby Keita (RB Leipzig)

    Liverpool-bound midfidler Keita was on target for RB Leipzig in their thrilling 3-1 win over Schalke 04 in a Bundesliga encounter on Saturday. The 22-year-old seemed not distracteed by reports linking him with an early move to Anfield as he opened the scoring at the Red Bull Arena. The strike was his third of the campaign. 
  6. #6 Nicolas Pepe (Lille)

    Ivorian attacker Pepe grabbed his fifth of the campaign for Lille in thier 1-0 win away at Caen on Saturday. The 22-year-old linked up with Algeria international Yassine Benzia for the goal. 

    #7 Karl Toko Ekambi (Angers)

    Cameroon attacker Toko Ekambi reached double figures with a strike for Angers in thier 1-1 draw against Lyon on Sunday's Ligue 1 encounter. It's the first time the 25-year-old has reached double figures in the French premier division having finished with seven goals last campaign.
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    #8 Assane Diousse (Saint-Etienne)

    Senegalese starlet Diousse came off the bench to open his account for Etienne in the 2-0 win over Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday. The strike was the 20-year-old's maiden in professional football. He joined Etienne from Serie A side Empoli in Auguast last year. 
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    #9 Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)

    Iwobi's assist wasn't enough as Arsenal surrendered a 1-0 lead and ended up losing 2-1 to Bounermouth in the Premier League on Sunday. The Nigeria international provided a defence-splitting masterpiece to setup Hector Bellerin for the opener in the 52nd minute at the Vitality Stadium.  

    #10 Djalma (PAOK)

    Angola attacker Djalma was on the scoresheet for his Greek Super League side PAOK in their 3-0 win over strugglers Kerkyra on Sunday. The strike was the 30-year-old's fourth of the campaign. PAOK and AEK Athens are tied at the summit of the Greek top-tier but the latter are first, based on head-to-head results, while PAOK remains second.