Michael Olunga's seven-game scoring streak came to an end on Sunday as Kashiwa Reysol was held to a scoreless draw by hosts Oita Trinita in the Japanese top-flight league.
Prior to the game, Olunga who had scored 11 goals in 12 league appearances and had a glorious opportunity to equal a J-League scoring record which was set by Julio Salinas in the 97-98 season when he scored in 8 consecutive games.
The Stars striker who played in the entire game will hope that he can pick his scoring boots when they come against Kashima Antlers in their next league game.
In Sweden, defender Joseph Okumu managed to play in the entire minutes as 10-man IF Elfsborg went down to Ostersunds FK by a solitary goal in the Swedish Allsvenskan.
The sole goal was scored by Turgott in the 72nd minute after hosts Elfsborg had been reduced to a man less when Kaib received his second yellow card in the 48th minute.
Still, in Sweden, Eric Johanna played 64 minutes as his side Sodra managed a 1 all draw against Vasteras SK. The draw took Sodra to 4th on the log with 22 points from 14 games.
IF Vasalunds recorded a 2-1 win over Orebro to go top of the Swedish Ettan league. Kenya’s Anthony Wambani managed to feature in the entire game but there was no action for Ochieng Ovella who is nursing an injury.
In South Africa, midfielder Anthony Akumu came on in the last 15 minutes of the game as Kaizer Chiefs were held to a 1-1 draw by Stellenbosch.