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Ducor Sports Round Up of African Players Based Abroad

In France, Jean Michael Seri was Nice’s go-to-guy for the points after the Ivorian scored twice against Nancy yesterday.

Algeria’s Ryad Boudebouz opened the scoring in Montpellier’s 2-0 win over Lorient.

The Elephant’s Giovanni-Guy Yannick Gio and DR Congo’s Mubele combined to score each a goal to earn Rennes the spoils against Lille.

Mali Eagles’ star Cheick Diabate and Teranga Lions’ emerging sensation Ismaila Sarr influenced both got on the score sheet for Metz.

Younessou Sankhare registered his second of the season by netting a decisive lone goal to earn Bordeaux a win over Nantes.


Kenya’s Victor Wanyama returned to action from injury in Spurs’ 4-0 win over Bournemouth. Ben Afobe of DR Congo was active for the losing side before getting subbed out in the 77th minute for Mousset.

Wilfried Zaha and Ghana’s Schlupp starred for Crystal Palace in the 2-2 draw against Leicester City While Idrissa Gana Geuye got booked at the Goodison Park in Everton’s 3-1 triumph over Burnley.

Egypt’s Ramadan Sobhi was an unused substitute unlike Senegal’s Mame Biram Diouf who got fielded but had only three minutes to play in Stoke’s 3-1 bullying of Hull City.

Andre Ayew netted his fifth goal of the ongoing premier league season in West Ham’s 2-2 stalemate with bottom-placed Sunderland while Jordan Ayew, had only nine minutes to play at the Vacarage Road in Swansea’s loss to Watford.

Iheanacho was a sub in in the dying minutes while Yaya Toure started as Manchester City hammered Southampton four unanswered goals.

Hotshot Jonathan Kojdia had a barren run in Villa’s 3-1 loss to Reading, in the second tier division below the Premier league.

At the Carrow Road, Togo’s Floyd Ayite hammered the final nail in the coffin as Fulham sailed past Norwich City in a duel of ex-EPL sides.

Elias Kachunga of DR Congo scored his 12th of the season as well as Guinea’s Idrissa-Sylla who was also on target for Queen Park Rangers but the erstwhile EPL outfit was punished 2-1.

Victor Moses was on show for Chelsea but the league leaders suffered a humbling to Manchester United.


Mohamed Salah did not score but turned provider in Dzeko’s 50th minute equalizing goal as the capital side got held by Atlanta.

Togo’s Serge Gakpe joined the fray from the bench as Chievo got beat 4-0 by Cagliari.

Nigeria’s Simeon Nwankwo rescued a point, scoring a last-minute effort to force a draw for Crotone against Torino.

Morocco’s Omar El Kaddouri plundered in the opening goal before Pasqual added another from the spot-kick to seal a 2-1 win for Empoli.

Kwadwo Asmoah started as Juventus eased past Pescara in a game that saw Sulley Muntari and Senegal’s Coulibally booked.

Daio Balde Keita partnered immobile in attack in Lazio’s 2-2 affair with Genoa.


Gabon’s Pierre-Emerik Aubameyang is the Bundesliga’s hottest goal-getter. The 27-year-old, who is intent on starring for Real Madrid in the future, is on 26 goals in 27 games for Borussia Dortmund. The forward was on the score sheet yet again, scoring the final goal in the 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

Salomon Kalou saw out the entire time for Hertha BSC at the ARENA OPEL as Mainz suffered a 1-0 loss from an own goal.

Cameroon’s Marvin Matip and DR Congo’s Marcel Tisserand were regulars for Ingolstadt who lost to Wolfsburg while Guinea’s Ibrahima Traore and Borussia M’gladbach, bit the dust in an 8-goal-thriller game that ended in a 5-3 loss.

Elsewhere at the Redbull Arena, Traore’s compatriot Naby Deco Keita added a sweetener for Leipzig in the form of a goal in the comprehensive 4-0 win over Freiburg.

Gambian sensation Bakary Jatta made his Bundesliga debut for Hamburg playing for seven minutes in the defeat to Werder Bremen.


Ex-Chelsea wonderkid now of DR Congo, Gael Kakuta, got the nod from the start but got hauled off in the final minutes in Depotivo La Coruna’s 2-0 triumph past Malaga.

Daniel Arnaud N’Di was thrown in as a fresh leg but his involvement could do little to stop leaders Real Madrid from winning.

Black Star Thomas Partey made a rare start as Atletico Madrid administered lessons on bottom-placed CA Osasuna.


Nigeria sensation Abdul Ajagun fired in two goals to help Roda JC breeze past Mathias Pogba’s Sparta Rotterdam.



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