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African players in Europe: Brilliant Salah set to overwhelm Drogba


Mohamed Salah got a splendid independent objective for Liverpool in a 2-2 draw with Manchester City at the end of the week and drew nearer to surpassing Didier Drogba as the main African scorer in the English Premier League. 

Resigned Cote d'Ivoire extraordinary Drogba stowed 104 objectives in two spells with Chelsea while Salah lifted his absolute to 103 with a superb objective against City at Anfield. 

While scoring is natural to the Egyptian, Ghanaian Iddrisu Baba guaranteed his first for Real Mallorca in quite a while 102nd appearance for the La Liga outfit. 

Here, AFP Sport features Africans who featured in the five significant European associations. 



Salah and Mane stunned with two objectives and a help between them in an exhilarating draw against Manchester City. Mane put the Reds ahead by scoring his 99th Premier League objective with an incredible completion across Ederson in the 59th moment subsequent to being delivered by Salah. The Egyptian gave the Reds the lead again in the 76th moment, hoodwinking City's guard with his spilling and tracking down the furthest corner from a tight point to score for the seventh sequential game. 

JEFFREY SCHLUPP (Crystal Palace) 

Schlupp scored Palace's equalizer 48 seconds in the wake of entering the brawl as a substitute to torment previous club Leicester in a 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park. The Ghana worldwide - a piece of Leicester's title-winning 2015/16 crew - headed past Kasper Schmeichel with his first touch in the 72nd moment. 


Iheanacho praised his 25th birthday celebration by opening the scoring for Leicester on his first Premier League beginning of the period. The Nigerian confiscated Joachim Andersen and dashed clear to score his third objective of the mission. 


IDDRISU BABA (Mallorca) 

It has taken 102 matches however, at long last, Ghanaian midfielder Baba made it on to the scoresheet for Mallorca, scoring the main objective in a 1-0 success over Levante. Baba, who joined Mallorca's childhood arrangement in January 2014, transcended the guard at the back post to head home Pablo Maffeo's cross four minutes before halftime. 


MUSA BARROW (Bologna) 

Gambian global forward Barrow set Bologna while heading to an astounding 3-0 success over Lazio with a wonderful strike. The 22-year-old released a twisting shot which whipped around Pepe Reina and gave the hosts a fourteenth moment lead, which they then, at that point, used to end a smaller than normal emergency right off the bat in the season. 


TAIWO AWONIYI (Union Berlin) 

The Nigerian striker scored Union Berlin's 100th Bundesliga objective as he drove his side's amazing second-half rebound in a 2-1 success at Mainz. Having botched a few opportunities before in the game, Awoniyi struck twice over the course of about four minutes against his previous club as Union recorded their first away triumph of the period. 


The Tunisian midfielder additionally scored twice to keep Cologne's magnificent beginning to the season going with a 3-1 home success over Greuther Fuerth. Skhiri put Cologne ahead right off the bat in the second half prior to scoring again in stoppage time. 

OMAR MARMOUSH (Stuttgart) 

Egyptian Marmoush got his first Bundesliga help as his side beat neighborhood rivals Hoffenheim 3-1. Marmoush, borrowed from Wolfsburg, put out up Stuttgart's initial objective, selecting Marc-Oliver Kempf with a corner. 



The Cameroon forward struck the triumphant objective in stoppage time as Angers twice dug out from a deficit to beat Metz 3-2. Bahoken diverted in from short proximity in the wake of coming on as a late substitute to net his second objective of the period and send Angers once again into the best four. 


The Ghanaian young person assumed a main part as Rennes upstaged a Paris Saint-Germain side including Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar by causing a 2-0 loss at Roazhon Park, stopping their 100% record in Ligue 1. Sulemana conveyed the cross for Gaetan Laborde to volley in the opener and twice went near scoring himself.

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