African Stars Watch – AS IT HAPPENED – 18 March 2017

African Stars Watch – AS IT HAPPENED – 18 March 2017
Islam Slimani (left) and Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Saturday Mar 18, 2017. 21:39

Thank you for joining us on for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch coverage of players in action on the European continent on Saturday, 18 March 2017.


21:30 - DR Congo striker Benik Afobe helped Bournemouth beat Swansea City 2-0.

21:15 - Benik Afobe (DR Congo)'s Bournemouth are still leading 2-0 against Swansea City with less than five minutes left.

21:05 - GOAL! Benik Afobe fires into the bottom left corner to make it 2-0 to Bournemouth against Swansea City with 72 minutes played.

20:55 - Afriyie Acquah (Ghana) scored once for Torino as they drew 2-2 with Inter Milan.

20:45 - Jordan Ayew (Ghana) has just been substituted with 56 minutes played with his side Swansea City losing 1-0 to Bournemouth

20:35 - Jordan Ayew (Ghana) is back on the pitch for Swansea City in the second-half against Benik Afobe (DR Congo)'s Bournemouth. The latter are leading 1-0.

20:25 - Afriyie Acquah (Ghana)'s Torino have just conceded against Inter Milan. It's now 2-2 with 70 minutes played

20:15 - GOAL! Afriyie Acquah (Ghana) puts Torino into the lead with a great finish. It's 2-1 to Torino against Inter Milan with 60 minutes played.

20:05 - GOAL! Benik Afobe (DR Congo) hits the back of the net to make it 1-0 to Bournemouth against Swansea City with 35 minutes played.

19:55 - Jean Seri (Ivory Coast) scored for Nice as they drew 1-1 with Prejuce Nakoulma (Burkina Faso)'s Nantes.

19:45 - Afriyie Acquah (Ghana)'s Torino have equalized against Inter Milan. It's 1-1 with 45 minutes played.

19:35 - Torino, who have Ghanaian Afriyie Acquah, have conceded against Inter Milan with 27 minutes played.

19:25 - Jordan Ayew (Ghana) will start for Swansea City against Benik Afobe (DR Congo)'s Bournemouth in the English Premier League game. Kick-off is at 19:30 (CAT).

19:15 - Jean Seri (Ivory Coast)'s Nice are still locked at 1-1 with Prejuce Nakoulma (Burkina Faso)'s Nantes with 55 minutes played.

19:05 - Afriyie Acquah (Ghana) started for Torino against Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A game. It's still 0-0 with five minutes played.

18:55 - Nigeria's Moses helps Chelsea to claim yet another win over Stoke oing 13 points clear at the top. Full tie, 2-1. Ayew's West Ham lose to the defending champions, Leicester with Mahrez on the winning side. Zaha's Palace have also claimed a win over Watford

18:50 - Victor Moses' Blues have bagged what looks to be a winner against Stoke with four minutes to go. skipper Gary Cahill is the scorer.

18:45 Ayew has scored for the Hammers against Leicester, 3-2 now the score and Riyad Mahrez has also found his name on the scoresheet. It is now seven minutes to go. No changes between Zaha's Palace and Moses' Chelsea.

18:36 - Djidji's Nante are still locked at 1-1 against nice in the French Ligue1 after 31 minutes on the field of play.

18:20 - Lamine Sane's Bremen are now comfortably leading 3-0 as they seek a win over Liepzieg. No changes in terms of goals in the EPL.

18:12 - African internationals are also back in the EPL, Chelsea's Moses stars against Stoke, 1-1 for now. Ayew are chasing two goals against Leicester, 3-1 for the Foxes. Zaha's Palace is yet to score against Watford.

18:05 - Koffi Djidji of Nantes in France are up against Nice and the Cote d'Ivoirean starts for the hosts,. No goals yet in the match.

17:55 - Less than 30 minutes to go in Germany between Kalou's Berlin and Koln, the score is now 4-1. Half time in the EPL: Chelsea 1-1 against Stoke. Leicester are leading 3-1 to Ayew's West Ham.

17:50 - Werder Bremen have bagged their second goal against Naby Keita's Liepzieg in the Bundesliga. 2-0.

17:40 - AF Stoke have received a penalty against Chelsea and have pulled one back, It is now 1-1. It is now 3-1 to Leicester against Ayew's West Ham. In Germany, Kalou and Sane are back for their respective teams, Hertha Berlin and Werder Bremen.

17:35- Crystal Palace face Watford in the English Premier League and Cotye d'Ivoire's Wilfried Zaha starts for the Foxes and no goals yet. Between West Ham and Leicester City, Ghanaian international Andre Ayew is in action as they trail by 2-1.

17:25 - It is half time in Germany, Kalou's Bremen still trailing by 30-0 to Koln whilst Sane's Bremen lead Liepzieg 1-0. In England, Chelsea are against Stoke City and Nigerian Victor Moses stars for the Blues. They are leading 1-0.

17:10 - Kalou's Bremen are finding it hard to score against Koln, the score is 3-0 now with five minutes to the interval. Sane's Bremen have bagged a 1-0 lead against Liepzieg.

16:55 - It is over in Uganda between Sundowns and KCCA, the final score is 1-1 and Sundowns will march on to the group stages of the CAF Champions League.

16:50 - In other matches, Zambian side, Zanaco FC are held at 0-0 against Young Africans of Tanzania. FC Koln have bagged a 1-0 lead against kalou's Berlin in Germany.

16:45 Laffor finds the back of the net with a crucial equaliser in the 80th minute, it is now 1-1 in Uganda.

16:40 - In the CAF Champions League match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kampala Capital City Authority, the Ugandan side is leading 1-0 with less than 20 minutes remaining

16:30 - Cote d'Ivoire's Salomon Kalou makes his start for Hertha Berlin in the German Bundesliga against FC Koln. Senegal's Lamine Sane also starts foir Wedrer Bremen as they meet RB Liepzig in the German Bundesliga. Guinea's Naby keita is an absentee for the encounter. Both matches is set to get underway at 16:30

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