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Senegal striker in the dock

CHARGED: Oumar Niasse (left) in action against Crystal Palace

AFRICAN STRIKER Oumar Niasse has become the first Premier League player to be charged by the Football Association for "successful deception of a match official". The Everton and
Senegal international won a controversial penalty, after minimal contact from Scott Dann, in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace, with Leighton Baines scoring the penalty.

Niasse went on to score the equaliser at Selhurst Park.

He has played top-flight football in Senegal, Norway, Turkey, Russia and England. Niasse won the 2011 Senegal Premier League with Ouakam and scored in Lokomotiv Moscow's win in the 2015 Russian Cup Final. He signed for Everton for a £13.5 million fee in 2016. Niasse made his full international debut for Senegal in 2013.

He has until 18:00 GMT to respond.

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