Jean Marie Dongou and Carlos Puyol
Goals for Oussama Assaidi and Maroune Chamakh helped their sides pull in three points in the English Premier League at the weekend.
Assaidi scored a dramatic late winner for Stoke against Chelsea, while Chamakh scored the second goal for Crystal Palace in the 2-0 win over Cardiff.
In France, Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was finally beaten, conceding his first goal in 1,062 minutes of play for Lille - ironically an own-goal by Simon Kjaer.
In Italy, Serie A title challengers AS Roma ended a run of four successive draws with an enthralling 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Sunday, helped by an inspirational display from Gervinho who set up both goals.
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.
Four Nigerians are included on the Confederation of African Football's (Caf) reduced shortlist of ten nominees for its 2013 Player of the Year award.
John Mikel Obi, goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Emmanuel Emenike and Ahmed Musa all helped the Super Eagles win the Africa Cup of Nations in February.
The reigning Caf Player of the Year, Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast, is also in the running to retain his crown to add to the BBC award he won earlier in the week.
Egypt's Mohamed Aboutrika is on the reduced lists for both African Player of the Year and and the award for Africa-based footballer, which he won last year.
Youssouf Mulumbu has denied saying that he wants to leave West Brom in January for a "more classy" club.
Quotes were attributed to the Congolese midfielder regarding his future at the club and the professionalism of his team-mates, with him supposedly identifying Arsenal as a team to have made an approach for his services.
However, Mulumbu insists that he was misrepresented and has sought to reassure fans that he is fully committed to Steve Clarke's side.
"I did an interview with a French journalist last week but I am not very happy about how my answers have been reported," he told West Brom's official website.
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.