A weekend of African goals in Nordic football

Nigerian youngster Jordan Kadiri has scored in Ostersund’s last two matches
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Eritrean international Henok Goitom scored twice for AIK in a weekend victory over Orebro as the battle for Sweden’s top football prize continues.

The goals helped AIK to 4th place on the table, three points behind league leaders Malmo.
Also on target in the Allsvenskan was Liberian-born Peter Wilson, who scored late in the first half as Sundsvall drew 4-4 with Norrkoping.
Eritrean midfielder Mohammed Saeid struck in the 80th minute for Sirius in a 2-1 win over Helsingborg. Nigeria’s Alhaji Gero grabbed Helsingborg’s consolation with nine minutes remaining.
Sierra Leonean striker Mohammed Buya Turay scored his 12th goal for the campaign but could not help title contender Djurdgarden as the club went down 2-1 in a crucial match against city rivals Hammarby.
Crisis-plagued Ostersund collected a 1-1 draw against Hacken thanks to a 58th minute equalizer from Nigerian youngster Jordan Kadiri. 
In the lower division, Superettan, South African Keanin Ayer scored in Varberg’s 4-0 trashing of Vasteras while Gambian Bubacarr Jobe and his Nigeria teammate Michael Omoh scored to give Mallby a 3-2 win over Oster to keep their side leader on course for promotion to the Allsvenskan.
Gambian Alexander Jallow scored an 85th minute consolation for Jonkoping in a 2-1 loss to Gais while Ivorian Christian Kouakou grabbed one for Bragge in a 2-2 draw with Trelleborg.

Anam Imo grabbed the winner for Rosengard. Her 5th goal this season
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In the top female league in Sweden, Damallsvenskan, Nigerian attacker Anam Imo scored a 79th minute winner, her 5th goal of the season, for league leaders Rosengard in a 2-1 win over Kungsbacka while veteran Nigerian defender Faith Ikidi Michael opened the scoring for Pitea in a 1-1 draw against Kristianstad.

The Danish Superliga saw just one African goal with Sierra Leone’s Alhaji Kamara hitting one of the goals as Randers beat AGF 2-0. 
Kenyan Amos Ekhalie also scored the only African goal in the Finnish topflight for Mariehamn as they settled 2-2 with Ilves.