Morocco stars Marouane Chamakh and Oussama Assaidi shone in English Premier League games on Saturday, scoring vital goals that ensured wins for their clubs.
Former Arsenal star Chamakh scored for the second straight league game for Crystal Palace as they beat Nigeria ace Osaze Odemwingie's Cardiff City 2:0 at home.
The 58th minute strike from inside the area - Chamakh's third goal of the campaign - sealed the win for Palace.
Compatriot Assaidi scored a magnificent winner for Stoke City who came from behind to beat visiting title hopefuls Chelsea 3:2.
Congo DR youngster Clarck N'Sikulu and experienced Senegal poacher Modou Sougou scored for hosts Evian TG as they shocked French Ligue 1 leaders PSG 2:0 on Wednesday night.
The defeat ended the big-spending PSG's 26-game unbeaten run.
21-year-old Clarck N'Sikulu had only been on the pitch four minutes when he rammed home a rebound from a Sougou shot in the 75th minute, after Ghana international Jonathan Mensah robbed Argentina's Javier Pastore of the ball and started a counterattack.
Modou Sougou then grabbed his third goal of the campaign three minutes from time to seal the points for the lowly Evian.
Napoli and Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Alex Song from Barcelona.
The 26-year-old joined the Catalans from Premier League side Arsenal at the start of last season but has been unable to secure his place as a regular starter
According to Sky Italia, Napoli manager Rafa Benitez is keen on luring the player to the Stadio San Paolo.
Napoli are likely to face tough competition for his services with United manager Alex Song also said to be keen on signing the player in order to strengthen his midfield.
Demba Ba was on the scoresheet for Chelsea against Southampton at the weekend, coming on for Michael Essien who struggled early on.
The Senegal striker notched his side's third goal in a 3-1 come-from-behind win against the visitors at Stamford Bridge.
Also in England, his compatriot Mohamed Diamé scored his first goal of the season as West Ham thrashed Fulham 3-0.
There were goals also for Africans Moustapha Bayal Sall, who plays for Senegal as well, of St Etienne and Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient in France.
Joseph Marius Omog
Cameroonian Joseph Marius Omog has been appointed as the new Azam FC head coach replacing Englishman Coach Stewart Hall at the Tanzanian side.
The 42 year-old Cameroonian who previously coached The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon (Home based) and Congo Brazaville giants AC Leopards has signed a two year contract with the ice-cream makers.
AC Leopards "The Beasts from Niari" was a club that has never a trophy for 30 years, and Omog guided the club to CAF Confederation Cup triumph in 2012 against Malian side Djoiba AC, and two consecutive Congo Premier League victories in 2012 and 2013.
Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o will be out of action for about two weeks, the club said on Friday.
The 32-year-old Cameroon international was stretchered off during Chelsea's 1-0 defeat away to Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Manager Jose Mourinho said Eto'o had suffered a "grade one muscular injury" to his hamstring.
Eto'o has scored four goals for the Blues since joining from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in the summer.
Meanwhile, Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has expressed his worries about Wilfried Bony's hamstring injury.
Villarreal’s Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche, Torino’s Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient were the African stars of the weekend in Europe.
All three hit braces as Uche also won a penalty in helping the yellow submarines thump Levante 3-0.
El Kaddouri was on target twice in Torino’s 4-1 win over Catania while Aboubakar’s two goals helped Lorient earn their first away win of the season, 4-0 at Evian.
Seydou Doumbia scored the only goal of the game in most famous Moscow derby, while Dame N'Doye netted in the other one.