Meanwhile, Ghanaian André Ayew, the son of legendary Abedi Pele, produced this lovely finish in an overall impressive debut in English football for Swansea.

The performance of players from the continent during this weekend’s Premier League led the guys at Football is a Country to tweet this:

Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, and Nwankwo Kanu’s successes have contributed to the immense popularity of the Premier League in Africa over the last few years. Additionally, live broadcast of the games across the continent by the pan-African station, Supersport, has helped to deepen the game’s following. Of the nearly 1.5 billion followers of the Premier League, nearly a third live on the continent.

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