African goals in Swedish football leagues
The third round of the Swedish football premiership, the Allsvenskan, last week saw African players in scoring form.
Nigerian midfielder Michael Omoh broke the deadlock when he pounced on a loose ball in the 34th minute to put 2nd-placed Orebro ahead in a 2-1 win over Ostersund while Sierra Leonean marksman Alhassan Kamara hit the net after 26 minutes as his club, BK Hacken beat GIF Sundsvall 2-1.
Gambian striker Pa Amat Dibba scored the winner for Hammarby in a 2-1 victory over rivals AIK while Moses Ogbu powered Sirius to a 2-0 victory over Norrkoping. The Nigerian opened the scoring in the 70th minute after just being on the pitch for five minutes.
Sierra Leone’s Mohammed Buya Turay made sure newcomers Athletic Eskilstuna went home with a point when he struck in the 64th minute in a 1-1 draw against IFK Gothenburg. That was his third goal in the championship.
In the secord tier, Superettan, Ghanaian Richard Donkor grabbed an equalizer for Degefors ten minutes from time in a 1-1 draw against Falkenbergs.
The opening rounds of the topmost female championship, Damallsvenskan, also recorded one African strike when Malawian Tabitha Chawinga scored Kvarnsvedens’ second goal in a 7-2 loss to defending champs, FC Rosengard.