papiss cisse hits form in turkey

15:00    24 Feb 2019

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Senegal international Papiss Cisse is the form man in the Turkish Super Lig.

The former Newcastle United forward scored a second successive brace in Alanyaspor's 3-0 win over Kasimpasa on Saturday to take his goal tally up to 11 for the season.

Cisse, 33, has now scored five goals in this last three league appearances with the double the fourth time he has scored two goals in a single game this season.

Fellow Senegalese forward Mbaye Diagne, who completed a mid-season move to Galatasaray from Kasimpasa, leads the scoring charts with an incredible 21 goals this season.

The duo are followed by fellow Africans Henry Onyekuru and Arouna Kone.

Cisse most notable scored 44 goals in 131 appearances for Newcastle United before leaving for Turkey via China. He also enjoyed successful spells at FC Metz and SC Freiburg.

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