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Algeria back on top of Africa

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algeria are back as Africa’s top team in Fifa’s ranking for April, while Cape Verde slip from the summit to sixth. Moving up from third to first, Algeria have re-established themselves, helped by a 7-1...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in Ligue 1 – Week 26

February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is fair to say that Ligue 1’s latest round of action has been marred by the off-field antics of Paris Saint-Germain’s Ivorian full-back, Serge Aurier; the player shamed himself by making alleged homophobic comments...

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Floyd Ayite  celebrates scoring against Troyes.

ROUND-UP: Africans in Ligue 1 – Week 25

February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the January transfer window slamming shut and the half-way mark of the season crossed, there is much to play for in Ligue 1 – whether it be sides’ dreams to qualify for Europe, survive...

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African Transfers: Deadline Day LIVE!

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A list of all the completed moves by African players on the final day of the January transfer deadline day. Follow the round-up of the comings and goings LIVE! Ikechukwu Uche – Tigres UANL to...

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CAF AWARDS: AUBAMEYANG ENDS TOURE REIGN

January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been crowned CAF African Player of the Year for the first time. The 26-year old beat Ivorian Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew to the crown, the...

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Mohamed Larbi slots past Anthony Lopes.

ROUND-UP: Africans in Ligue 1 – Week 19

December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The talking point of this week’s round of fixtures was the cluster of goals scored by Ligue 1’s African contingent. Africa Football Shop’s Ligue 1 correspondent, Jamie Barlow, reports all the action; including how Mohamed...

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Mahrez rejects Leicester’s title chances

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez has ruled Leicester City out of the running for the Premier League title, despite being top of the table. The 24-year-old has been involved in more goals than any other Premier...

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Ranieri: Mahrez is priceless

December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri believes Riyad Mahrez is priceless and will not be sold in January. The Algeria winger has been one of the key players in the Foxes’ rise to the top of...

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Mahrez: I don’t know if anyone can stop me!

December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leicester City sensation Riyad Mahrez has admitted he isn’t sure if anyone can stop his fine form for the league leaders. The Algeria winger has scored 11 goals and made seven assists this season, as...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 16

December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Premier League was graced with top quality action by many African players this weekend, as Riyad Mahrez continues to excel for Leicester City. Riyad Mahrez put in another a Man of the Match display...

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