Slow start for Africans in Swedish football leagues

Nnamani celebrates his goal against IFK Gothenburg
Photo: fotbollskanalen.se

Sweden’s top football championship, Allsvenskan, began over the weekend with just two African goal scorers.

Nigerian forward Samuel Nnamani scored from close range for Eskilstuna in the 51st minute to make it 2-0 as the newcomers whipped IFK Gothenburg 3-1 on Sunday while Sierra Leonean striker Mohammed Buya opened his account with a 16 th minute header for Djurgarden in a 2-2 affair with Sundsvall on Monday. 
 
Notably, Democratic Republic of Congo’s Maic Sema provided the assist that saw Omar Eddahri grabbed Sundsvall’s 2nd goal and equalizer in the 56th minute. 
 
Another notable performance also came on Sunday from Ghanaian Mamudu Moro who set up Helsingborg’s opener through a header from a corner kick in the 8th minute for Rasmus Jönsson to score. 
 
Also, Swedish football 2nd tier, Superettan, started over the weekend with Ghana’s Sadat Karim being on the score-sheet when he scored the only goal with five minutes remaining as Halmstad pipped Jonkoping Sodra 1-0 on Tuesday. 
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