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Round-up of Africans in the Italian Serie A

A round-up of the performance of African players in the Italian Serie A

Making waves this minute is Gambia’s Musa Barrow who’s on fire after bringing AS Roma on its knees with his brace.

The 21-year-old scored in what was his first double goals for new club Bologne having moved there on loan from Atalanta where he found playing minutes hard to come by. This is Musa’s third goal and appears to be counting.

In the all Milan derby, Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah was left to warm the bench for the entirety of proceedings while the likes of Ivory Coast’s Frank Yannick Kessie and Algeria’s Ismael Bennacer formed part of AC’s midfield as Nigeria’s Victor Moses came off the bench for the Nerrazzuris.

Inter ended up winning 4-2.

Seko Fofana of Ivory Coast was a regular in midfield for Udinese who drew Brescia 1-1.

Over to the San Paolo stadium, Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly formed the core of Napoli’s backline but got booked in the 37th minute in an outing wrapping up 3-2 to Lecce.

Gambian’s Omar Colley was integral win Sampdoria’s rare 3-1 win over Cameroon Nicolas Nkoulou’s Torino.

Still in the Serie A, Gambia’s Ebrima Colley was again on the bench for Atalanta as they put Fiorentina to the sword with a 2-1 score.

Colley got summoned to Atalanta’s A-team following his dazzling performances in the reserves.

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