Sweden: Turay goal pushes Djurgarden closer to title

Mphammed Buya Turay has scored 13 goals this season
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Sierra Leonean striker Mohammed Buya Turay scored a crucial winner for Djurgarden over the weekend to take the team to the top of the Swedish football premiership and make a strong claim for the championship with two matches to play.

An unmarked Turay pounced in the 70th minute to grab the match’s lone goal as Djurgarden pipped Gothenburg 1-0 to take a three-point lead at the top of the Allsvenskan. That was the Sierra Leonean’s 13th goal in the league, one behind top scorer, Hammarby’s Muamer Tankovic.
Eritrean goal merchant Henok Goitom hit four goals, to take his tally to ten, as another title hopeful AIK destroyed relegation-bound Falkenberg 5-1. Nigerian Nsima Peter scored Falkenberg’s consolation.
Ekilstuna, also facing relegation, beat fellow strugglers Sundsvall 1-0 thanks to a 68th minute strike from  Nigerian attacker Samuel Nnamani while Ghanaian Kwame Kizito hit the second goal as Hacken overcame Helsingborg 2-0.
Isak Ssewankambo of Uganda heritage was on target for Ostersund in a 2-0 win over Sirius. The defender scored with three minutes remaining.
There were a few African goals in the second tier, Superettan. Gambian attacker Bubacarr Jobe scored for second-placed Mjallby in a 2-2 draw against Vasteras while Brage overpowered Jonkoping Sodra 3-1 to move up to 3rd on the table thanks to two goals from Ivorian striker Christian Kouakou. Gambian Alexander Jallow provided Jonkoping’s lone goal.
In Sweden’s female premiership, Ugandan Violah Nambi grabbed an 84th minute consolation for Vaxjo in a 2-1 defeat to Gothenburg.
Denmark’s Superliga saw Ghanaian Mohammed Kudus hit the net as Nordsjaelland walloped Sonderjyske 4-1 while Sierra Leonean defender Mustapha Bundu struck in AGF’s 4-3 loss to Silkeborg.
The Norwegian Eliteserien had its share of African goals with Nigerian Babajide Akintola being on target in 4th-placed Rosenberg’s 2-2 draw against Kristiansund.
Stabaek collected a 2-0 win over Valerenga in an encounter which saw Ivorian Luc Kassi on the score sheet. Five more rounds are left to decide the championships
Nigerian Ohi Omoijuanfo scored late for league leaders Molde in a 3-1 victory over Haugesund. The win extended Molde’s grip at the top to seven points.  Gambian Moses Mawa opened the score for relegation-threatened Stromsgodset in a 1-1 draw against Lillestrom.