AfroEuro Round-up: Asamoah star of the weekend in Belgium

AfroEuro Round-up: Asamoah star of the weekend in Belgium

Ghana’s Samuel Asamoah drove home a hat trick to help his side St.Truiden seal a 5-2 win over Eupen in the Belgian First Division A on Saturday

With the massive postponement of matches across Europe during the weekend, attention shifted to some less popular leagues like Belgium where the 25-year-old midfielder stole the headlines.

His teammate Mory Konate from Guinea opened the scoring early in the 13th minute.

Cameroon international Fabrice Olinga was one of the scorers when his side Royal Excel Mouscron defeated Oostende 3-1 at the Stade Le Canonnier in Mouscron on Saturday.

Spain

Morocco international Youssef En-Nesyri pulled a lone goal consolation for Sevilla who suffered a 2-1 setback at the hands of Celta Vigo on Sunday. Sevilla have surrendered La Liga fourth spot to Atletico Madrid who defeated Granada on Saturday.

France

Senegal U-20 international Ibrahima Niane handed Metz a dream start at home after an early opener in the 2nd minute but the visitors Bordeaux eventually showed character to snatch a 2-1 win.

Moussa Kone, also from Senegal, sealed Nimes’ 3-1 crucial away win over Nice while Algeria star Islam Slimani scored one of Monaco’s 2 goals against Amiens which ended 2-1.

Italy

Bologna would thank Musa Barrow, 21, from the Gambia, for his brace that helped achieved a 3-2 away exploit against Roma on Friday.

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