Nigerian striker, Peter Odemwingie scored for Cardiff City in the Barclays English Premier League on Saturday in the club’s 1-2 loss to Newcastle United at the Cardiff City stadium.
Odemwingie scored after 58 minutes after turning Fabricio Coloccini inside out before unleashing a powerful low shot from the edge of the area that beat the Newcastle United goalkeeper, Tim Krul.
The goal which was the attacker’s first for the club in the league however represented scant consolation for the Bluebirds as they failed to find another goal to restore parity.
The Cardiff City Manager, Malky Mackay said Odemwingie’s goal was important as it gave his side the impetus to try and score a second.
Manchester City star Yaya Toure was on target for the third time in five English Premier League games this season as he helped his side to a 4:1 trouncing of city rivals Manchester United on Sunday.
It was also the reigning African Footballer of the Year's second goal in successive matches after scoring in a 3:0 win at Viktoria Plzen in the UEFA Champion League on Tuesday.
Argentina striker Sergio Aguero netted a brace - including a stunning volley that opened the floodgates in the 16th minute.
Yaya, who ran the midfield for the hosts in his usual dominant fashion, made it 2:0 from close range just before the break.
Senegal have made the biggest leap of any team in the latest Fifa World Rankings, climbing 25 places up to 74th globally and 17 in Africa.
It marks a huge turnaround for the Teranga Lions, who had slipped to their lowest ever position last month.
There are also big improvements for other Africa nations in July's list.
Cape Verde have hit their highest ranking after moving up 23 places to sit 49th, while Guinea are 61st following a rise of 24 places.
In contrast, Central African Republic suffered the biggest slip of any team, falling 30 places to sit at 89th position in the world.