Football: More African goals in Sweden

Mohammed Buya Turay celebrates scoring the winner against Gothenburg, his third goal in three matches in the league
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African players were on the score-sheet in seven of the eight matches of Sweden’s top football league, Allsvenskan, played over the weekend.

Nigerian forward Samuel Nnamani grabbed an 80th minute equalizer as Eskilstuna held Orebro to a 1-1 draw while his compatriot, right back Godswill Ekpolo struck from close range as Hacken walloped Falkenberg 3-0.
 
Kalmar and Norrkoping settled 2-all in a tough encounter that saw Senegalese striker Papa Alioune Diouf scored in the 81st minute for Kalmar.
 
Defending champion AIK collected its first win, a 2-1 dismissal of Sirius with goals from Nigerian forward Chinedu Obasi and Zambian-born teenager Jack Lahne on target.
 
DR Congo Maic Sema continued his scoring form by hitting the net in the 31st minute but that could not prevent his side, Sundsvall from going down 3-1 to Elfsborg.
 
Djurgarden moved to the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Gothenburg. Sierra Leonean hitman Mohammed Buya Turay provided the match winner, his third of the new season, with a minute remaining.
 
Helsingborg beat Hammarby 2-1 with Ghanaian Mohammed Abubakari raising the curtain after 15 minutes for the winners.
 
In the lower division, Superettan, Gambian midfielder Bubacarr  Jobe grabbed the winner for Mjallby in a 2-1 win over Vasteras while Ivorian Christian Kouakou scored in the 74th minute as Brage deepened the woes of Halmstad 2-0. Eritrean Nahom Girmai Netabay was on target in Varberg’s 5-1 trashing of Syrianska.
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