Over the weekend, the national championships were on the program in Europe. African footballers shone with their high quality performances.
The Senegalese Bamba Dieng opened the scoring for Lorient on penalty kick in the 6th minute against AC Ajaccio on the sidelines of the 24th day of French Ligue 1. Lorient is 7th with 39 points.
Mohamed Kudus honors the soul of Christian Atsu
Sparta Rotterdam was hosted by Ajax at Amsterdam ArenA on Sunday, February 19, 2023 as part of the Eredivisie. The Ghanaian, Mohammed Kudus was part of the scorers of the day.
After scoring late in Ajax’s 4-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam, he paid tribute to his late compatriot, Christian Atsu died in the earthquake that devasted parts of Turkey and Syria earlier this month.
Khazri offers victory to Montpellier
Wahbi Khazri offered victory to Montpellier on the road to Troyes. The Tunisian striker scored the game’s only goal in the 90′ minute. Montpellier is 14th with 26 units.
Chancel Mbemba win with Marseille
Marseille won Toulouse (3-2) in a first leg, hosted by the latter last Sunday. Congolese defender Chancel Mbemba scored Marseille’s first equalizer. The Marseille club is the dolphin of PSG in Ligue 1 with 52 points.
Mohamed Salah’s decisive pass
Liverpool FC beat Newcastle United away, 2-0 in Premier League Matchday 24. Pharaoh Mohamed Salah was the decisive passer on the second goal for the Reds.
African footballers will once again be seen as the UEFA Champions League resumes tonight with the matches Liverpool vs Real Madrid, and Napoli Vs Eintracht Frankfurt